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Posted in thread: Distilled water? on 01-04-2008 at 01:14 PM
I remember somebody doing an experiment comparing an extract beer brewed with distilled water
v. exactly the sam beer brewed with water from the tap. The theory is that a lot of the
nutrients will alr...
Posted in thread: Mixing 2 5 Gal Batches of same Beer on 01-03-2008 at 10:59 AM
Or fill the glass halfway with one, and top up with the other. Simple!May sound basic, but
that's how pubs used to get a consistent pint of Guinness (i.e. mixing beers of different ages)
before this n...
Posted in thread: Is there a glossary? on 01-02-2008 at 12:23 PM
There's one in the Home Brew wiki at the top of any page.An MLT is a mash-lauter tun. Basically
a cooler that's used to mash, then to sparge.Thanks a lot. 'Home Brew Wiki' was also a term I'd
Posted in thread: Is there a glossary? on 01-02-2008 at 12:03 PM
I have been brewing for as long as I care to remember, but am actually new here. Looks like the
brewing world has moved on and I've got left behind - a lot of the terms/acronyms in use are
Posted in thread: A Nasty Taste in the Mouth... on 01-02-2008 at 12:05 AM
I have noticed with British style ales that have low gravities carbonation is very important.
If the beer is carbonated highly it will take away from the maltiness and add an astringent,
Posted in thread: Hi from Buckinghamshire, England on 01-01-2008 at 10:34 PM
Thanks Orfy I've now done that.
Posted in thread: A Nasty Taste in the Mouth... on 01-01-2008 at 08:30 PM
Being new to this forum, I posted this in the introductions thread, but was told it would be
better off in here.'I hate to throw a problem at you with my first real post, but the problem I
Posted in thread: OG Higher Than Expected on 01-01-2008 at 10:05 AM
And you're complaining? Actually, it does seem rather high. Are you sure you measured
everything out correctly, measured the gravity right and at the right temperature?I'm new to
this board, so I don'...
Posted in thread: Hi from Buckinghamshire, England on 12-31-2007 at 11:36 PM
Welcome to HBT Redriley! :mug: What type of brewing do you do and what set up do you use?Mostly
bitters and stouts, full mash with loose hops.Equipment has been garnered over the years, for
the mash I...
Posted in thread: Hi from Buckinghamshire, England on 12-31-2007 at 04:01 PM
I've been brewing for over thirty years, ploughing pretty much a lone furrow and making mainly
bitters and stouts. Currently on brew no. 179; something of a disaster so I thought it was
about time tha...