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Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-18-2011 at 10:27 PM
It's an interesting point. Guess I need to find a club or something. I need to taste really
good beer from extract to be convinced...but having said that loads of people do extract brew
and they can't...
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-18-2011 at 08:28 PM
Next batch on the boil, an all grain Timothy Taylor Landlord clone, and what a difference a
batch under your belt makes. Mash and sparge went text book, no slow flow...temps bang on.
Hurrah for brewin...
Posted in thread: Help with John Smith's Bitter on 06-16-2011 at 09:29 PM
Sorry mate misunderstood, thought he was brewing it in uk....not missing it and brewing it in
Canada. Makes a lot of sense now......I'll shut up :o)
Posted in thread: Help with John Smith's Bitter on 06-16-2011 at 09:18 PM
Aye can't argue with your logic sir. To be honest though it's about 50p a can....gotta be as
cheap to buy the real thing.
Posted in thread: Help with John Smith's Bitter on 06-16-2011 at 06:38 PM
As a Brit I'd have to ask "why?". John Smith's is a bit like the Coors light of English bitter.
With so many cracking ales to clone why JS? Sorry aware this isn't overly helpful, but I am a
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-12-2011 at 07:45 PM
I mean everything I've ever brewed has always had a slight flavour that identified it as home
brew. My theory has always been that this was extract, it was worse with the basic kits, and
better with a...
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-12-2011 at 04:29 PM
An update....just racked to secondary for cold crashing. Worth secondary as still had most of
hops etc in there. The good news is it's down at 1.008 (maybe a touch less) and tastes good.
Finally I hav...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Kölsch on 06-12-2011 at 04:20 PM
Chose this as my first AG...you can read about my shambles of a brew day on the beginners
forum....I have just racked it to a secondary for cold crashing and it still remains very very
cloudy. Is this...
Posted in thread: canned kit expiry date on 06-05-2011 at 07:58 AM
Buy it, use it, make cheap beer.
Posted in thread: How old is too old? on 06-02-2011 at 09:12 AM
I've used LME the was three years out of date and it made good beer....just used a load of
leftovers and it was more than drinkable. Similarly I've just used a liquid kolsch yeast that
was a year out ...