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  • Posted in thread: Best tap/conversion option for Sanke kegs on 02-08-2016 at 05:36 PM
    Use john guest fittings on lines, swap on a connector between different couplings.

  • Posted in thread: I'm a Noob + Zulu Beer project on 02-02-2016 at 04:30 AM
    Process as learnt from a farm gogo (granny). Mash sorghum malt with luke warm water, guess
    about 50 to 55 celsius. Keep liquid of this mash and cook the sorghum malt and equal amount of
    maize meal. Co...

  • Posted in thread: I'm a Noob + Zulu Beer project on 02-01-2016 at 04:57 PM
    I'd rather not post a western style beer pic in an thread on umqombothi, the 2 are worlds
    appart. One can use sorghum malt in any western style beers, a bit darker if you boil it
    propper. It just take...

  • Posted in thread: I'm a Noob + Zulu Beer project on 01-31-2016 at 05:43 AM
    hi Setsumi, Pretoria resident over here. I sent both examples of traditional beer yeast I
    bought at Checkers to OP via post. I've never tried any traditional beer myself although I've
    been tempted to ...

  • Posted in thread: I'm a Noob + Zulu Beer project on 01-30-2016 at 11:40 AM
    I live in South Africa. Umqombothi is a traditional opague beer. Around 3%. Ingredients is
    typical sorghum malt and maize meal. In parts of South Africa the sorghum malt gets subbed by
    maize malt. Mos...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete Roller Mill on 01-13-2016 at 03:51 PM
    Have a look at this idea, two electric motor armatures as rollers.

  • Posted in thread: Back Sweetening on 09-07-2015 at 06:00 PM
    It will ferment dry, most probably. Your plan my work with less fermentables, steep speciality
    malts rather.

  • Posted in thread: 25 Gallon BIAB batch Tomorrow, A few Qs? on 07-22-2015 at 07:50 PM
    Wow, 26 kg of grain and 94 litres of beer, in a single BIAB. That is where I want to be. (Note
    to self; you need more kegs). I want you to succeed, , no I want your baib setup!My
    suggestions:Use a HOI...

  • Posted in thread: Sorghum and Sorghum Malt, from the beginning on 04-20-2015 at 07:47 PM
    Sorghum has a high gelatinization temp that reduces conversion. There is an article by
    Lyumugabe that propose a 40 deg Celcius mash, then boil of grist. Then mash with the decanted
    super natant of the...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe per chance? on 02-26-2013 at 07:42 PM
    I have access to commercial sorghum malt, quite cheap. It is used to brew traditional African
    opaque beer umqombothi much like chica.I had a batch of dry beer based on the sorghum malt and
    inverted ca...