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  • Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 10-31-2012 at 12:11 PM
    Don't worry about the trub. It sinks below the level of the tap and stays there.You never get
    any in the beer.. especially as you worry that "pulling all of the trub out on the first
    pint".I've moved ...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck at 1020 -can I pitch onto some old yeast? on 02-09-2012 at 12:53 PM
    Thanks - i thought it'd be OK. I reckon I'll just dump it onto the yeast cake for another week
    and hope for the best!

  • Posted in thread: Stuck at 1020 -can I pitch onto some old yeast? on 02-09-2012 at 12:00 PM
    Hi,I'm brewing two English Ales. I sparged and boiled 80 litres then split into two
    fermentation vessels.One vessel had Wyeast London Ale and the other Wyeast British Ale.Once of
    them has come down fr...

  • Posted in thread: Brewery Vs Home - The Differences on 11-02-2011 at 01:54 PM
    Thanks for all the responses on this. It's interesting to hear people opinions.I too have made
    beers over 14 days and over 28 days. The best tends to be the 28 days, but not always. I have
    often been ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewery Vs Home - The Differences on 11-01-2011 at 01:03 PM
    Hi,I recently bought some ale directly from a brewery near where I live. Sharpes brewery. I had
    a good long discussion about their techniques.For their traditional English ales they brew for
    about 4 d...

  • Posted in thread: Partigyle Sparge Technique (advice please) on 04-07-2011 at 02:30 PM
    I can do up to 16lbs of grain. I'm hoping for two beers, around a 1055 & 1035 ish... 5 gals
    each.is this about possible do you think?I normally use a little demerera sugar for extra bumpf
    and give it ...

  • Posted in thread: Partigyle Sparge Technique (advice please) on 04-07-2011 at 12:20 PM
    Hi,I'm going to do a partigyle (my first) next week and wanted some advice.I have read that the
    way to go is generally just collect 6 gals of the first runnings without sparging. Then sparge
    the rest....

  • Posted in thread: 6.5 Gal Mashtun - How big a brew? on 04-06-2011 at 08:29 PM
    Thanks. 16lbs takes up 6.2 glas of space. Perfect! I can do two brews at once!!!!Cheers mystic.
    Drinking one to you now.

  • Posted in thread: 6.5 Gal Mashtun - How big a brew? on 04-06-2011 at 08:20 PM
    Hi,I've recently made a 6.5 gal mashtun. I did my usual brew in it with 4kg malt (8.8lbs) and
    when I mashed the mash only came up about 1/2 way. The mash therefore went cool too quikly as
    there was to...

  • Posted in thread: first AG reciepe on 03-11-2011 at 11:49 AM
    hey Goldie, you're right about the difference in crystal etc, i was just trying to offer up a
    simple brew that produces quick good beer. And even though it'll make a different beer. They
    will all be g...

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