Last Activity:11-16-2013 3:54 AM
Posted in thread: Dry - hopping quantity? on 09-16-2013 at 11:00 AM
I have made a batch of english bitter, and the target stats are :OG 1.047FG 1.011bitterness :
IBU 30ishI want to dry-hop to give a fruity, zesty kick to it. Not to give it anything like a
Posted in thread: In search of yeasts on 08-15-2013 at 03:40 PM
Good point, so an unfiltered, bottle conditioned beer is the way forward. Noted. Thanks very
much all for these posts. they have put me on precisely the right track (I hope)
Posted in thread: In search of yeasts on 08-15-2013 at 02:56 PM
Does everyone get their live beer from bottle-conditioned beers? We have a lot of live beer in
the UK which are cask ales. Very difficult to get an empty cask. If I were to go up and order a
pint of c...
Posted in thread: In search of yeasts on 08-15-2013 at 02:10 PM
Many thanks, guys. Now I am all set. Will head out and try to find myself some good live beer
to get my yeasts from.
Posted in thread: In search of yeasts on 08-15-2013 at 12:38 PM
Thanks very much for the tips, and the video link. I will give them both a try. Any idea how
long these yeasts will last for in the fridge? Do i store the dregs from the primary until a
few days befor...
Posted in thread: In search of yeasts on 08-15-2013 at 11:54 AM
I have been using Wyeast yeasts for making most of my beers. I tend to use new yeast everytime
I brew (I don't brew as often as I should). Has anyone got any experience with cultivating
Posted in thread: Help! Carboy cleaning on 07-01-2013 at 09:54 AM
I have a glass carboy (5 gallon) and I have got crusted yeast cake / residue deposits at the
bottom of the carboy and on the sides (inside) where the wort level was for my last batch. I
have tried car...
Posted in thread: Help on rice hulls on 07-01-2013 at 06:43 AM
Is there anything else I can use, because I can't find rice hulls.
Posted in thread: Help on rice hulls on 06-26-2013 at 11:43 AM
I want to make a recipe and it calls for rice hulls. I cannot find these in my home brew store
(I live in London, UK). Is there something I can substitute? Are rice hulls used for flavour or
Posted in thread: Bottle-Ageing Porter on 06-24-2013 at 07:00 AM
I made a batch of porter recently (OG 1.051, FG 1.011) and have kegged half and bottled half. I
have been told a few times that porter tastes better after it has conditioned for a month or
so. I hope ...