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Posted in thread: Firkin!? on 10-25-2010 at 11:59 AM
What do you mean by a "Firkin setup"? You can use firkins either connected to a beer engine or
set up on the bar for gravity dispense (which is simpler). I use both methods but if you let us
know how ...
Posted in thread: Will the real London water profile please stand up?! on 02-11-2010 at 10:43 PM
Ok, so I live within 30 miles of London and the water is pretty much typical for the London
area. According to my water report I have 31.4ppm chloride and 32.4ppm sulphate. So a ratio of
1:1 like Lond...
Posted in thread: Will the real London water profile please stand up?! on 02-11-2010 at 08:02 PM
At first I was wanting to tweak to London to craft me up a nice Boddington's Bitter clone.It's
probably worth pointing out that Boddingtons is brewed in Manchester which has soft water where
Posted in thread: new thought? on 01-05-2010 at 07:20 PM
Hi,my system is a HERMS but I use a seperate water bath rather than the HLT. Mainly so I can
heat it quickly to change th mash temperature.Once I finish mashing I do indeed fly sparge with
my system b...
Posted in thread: HERMS Step Mash Question? on 10-16-2009 at 09:02 PM
It's because the coil is fairly short. Getting "full heat extraction" isn't of interest to me.
What is is the wort temperature.Typically the temperature of the water in the heat exchanger is
a couple ...
Posted in thread: HERMS Step Mash Question? on 10-16-2009 at 05:20 PM
... I mean... to ACHIEVE that certain temp, you need to apply heat in such a way that the
overall mash temperature rises. As an example, say you're stepping up top 155 degrees..... what
temp do you se...
Posted in thread: Boy, this sure looks like an italian floor corker... but.... on 07-02-2009 at 09:25 AM
I have one of those. You can get a clip on adapter to enable it to cap beer bottles./Phil.
Posted in thread: Great British Beer Festival 2009 on 06-14-2009 at 07:21 AM
Anybody attending? It's August 4th to the 8th, in London, naturally.I'm considering
attending.Great British Beer FestivalI'll be there on the 5th. Usually a good festival. I'd
recommend the early sess...
Posted in thread: Best British beer book on 06-14-2009 at 07:16 AM
The Real Ale Almanac: Roger Protz: Amazon.co.uk: BooksThis looks good, but I can't see inside
to see if it lists IBUs, hops, grains etc. I want a good source of information to see what's
going on unde...
Posted in thread: Stepping with a HERMS on 04-21-2009 at 03:51 PM
I saw you mentioning this on the other thread... and that would be a much easier modification
to my system then this jacketed idea. All I would have to do is change my PID to control temp
exiting the ...