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  • Drinking beer,brewing beer
  • Papillion,Paddys Lament: Prelude to hatred, Bury my heart at wounded knee
  • Was inspired to brew by Hank
  • Dicks Elixer wheat porter and a Dunkel Hefe
  • nothing
  • Hobgoblin clone(that turned out too bitter), All larger malt amarillo IPA, Bambis Best Blonde Kolsch, Dr Smurtos TTL Clone
  • Male
  • Married
  • Dublin
  • Meath


  • Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 02-11-2015 at 06:11 AM
    Hi Liam. Treat all water used as per first post in thread

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Washing on 11-07-2014 at 06:40 PM
    OP theres a min contact time for starsan to be effective(think its 30seconds or so). Spray
    tree(probably not neccessary but I do it anyway). Rinse bottles on vinator, stack on tree,
    start bottling. do...

  • Posted in thread: how to process pureed pears for fermentation ?? on 10-08-2014 at 08:08 PM
    I don't know about the remaining solids but you can expect a spontaneous fermentation to take
    off if you don't do something fairly quickly. Read first post in this thread

  • Posted in thread: FastLabel SuperPack Giveaway - Open To All! on 08-15-2014 at 05:22 PM
    Count me in tooIn

  • Posted in thread: Achieving desired BIAB OG questions on 07-12-2014 at 06:55 AM
    There is no need to sparge and no downside to full volume BIAB mashes in terms of beer quality.
    Check out . PP on there has done plenty if side by side experiments on this.
    Also in my e...

  • Posted in thread: HELP!!!! Need to leave and ... on 04-05-2014 at 09:53 PM
    I used to do all my mashes overnight. I found that the beer always turned out thinner, lower FG
    so for some styles that was great but didn't suit others. These days I mash out and pull the
    bag before ...

  • Posted in thread: How much water to use when bottling on 03-19-2014 at 05:51 PM
    I use enough so that its not a thick syrup and it mixes well in bottling bucket. Usually about

  • Posted in thread: How much liquid loss to hops on 03-12-2014 at 08:09 PM
    Ya I would roughly estimate you will lose a gallon or so to hop absorption in the boil and from
    the dry hop. Are you using pellet or whole hop?Mostly leaf. Only 25g pellets in each BK and FV,
    but 230g...

  • Posted in thread: How much liquid loss to hops on 03-12-2014 at 02:31 PM
    Thx guys, I think I'll try 1litre per 100g of leaf hops to start

  • Posted in thread: How much liquid loss to hops on 03-12-2014 at 06:18 AM
    are you wondering about absorption rates, or how much you will lose from trub in the
    fermenter?Its absorbtion rates I'm trying to estimate. . I know my losses to trubSent from my
    XT890 using Home Brew...