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  • Posted in thread: potential fermentation problem - St Chuck's Porter on 11-12-2008 at 10:44 PM
    Wyeast usually recommend for cooler fermentations that you start around 20-22C and bring the
    temperature down after fermentation has started.

  • Posted in thread: Batch size question? on 11-12-2008 at 10:40 PM
    Or you could use the recipe formulation tool here: Hop and Grain Recipe Formulator - All Grain
    RecipeIt's in litres, but easy to convert - 1 US Gallon = 23 litres.

  • Posted in thread: Double the Recipe Double the Fun on 09-04-2008 at 08:18 PM
    If you want to increase the strength (and flavour) of a kit you can do so by simply adding less
    water. I'm not sure how well it would work if you cut the volume in half as there are other

  • Posted in thread: Hi from the West Coast of New Zealand! on 06-28-2008 at 09:18 PM
    Welcome, if the kit doesn't work out you can feed it to the sheep - I hear you have plenty of
    them down your way :)

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-28-2008 at 09:08 PM
    Thanks, mosyslack, I've been to the US twice and I can return the compliment. I'll be making
    the third trip quite soon when I head to Naples, Florida - but that's a work trip so I'll have
    to keep the ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-25-2008 at 10:08 AM
    Hi Rick - make sure to try the Porter House in the templebar area of Dublin when you visit -
    they brew their own and it's delicious.

  • Posted in thread: pH test strips on 06-24-2008 at 07:58 PM
    My understanding is that the pH of the water is not that important - the quantities of
    Calcium,Bicarbonate and other elements in the water are what determine what the pH will be
    during the mash. I've ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-24-2008 at 07:48 PM
    Thanks, rmck1,Until now I've ordered most of my stuff from . The delivery charge is quite
    good if you're ordering quite a bit but the prices are a little bit on the high side - I'll
    check out the si...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-24-2008 at 02:19 PM
    Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome. My favourite beers are Stouts and English Style Ales
    (Bitters and Pale Ales) although in true Irish style I'll enjoy just about anything! :D One of
    my favourit...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Ireland on 06-23-2008 at 01:22 PM
    Hello All,I guess I should introduce myself. I'm from County Antrim in N.Ireland and I've been
    brewing for a few years now, doing all grain for the last two years. I just found this forum
    recently and...

Kegged: St Peters Extra, Styrian Stunner Bottled: PoP's stout, Clotworthy Dobbin