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08-02-2008

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    ABOUT ME

  • Glasgow, Scotland and Hampshire, England
  • I brew beer on my partners farm in an old dairy which I am converting to a micro brewery. My farmer bloke grows Maris Otter so if you buy MO malt from Warminster it might be his (enough for 2 million pints). The old dairy will be a fermentation unit for wine and beer for friends and family to play in and maybe one day I will sell beer at the farmers market. I'm getting hooked on all grain brews and experimenting with different malts and I want to learn wine. I use old dairy tanks and chiller units, made some nice beer but its not ideal yet.
  • beer,cheese and wine making,growing and making stuff,science,Dr Who,the pub
  • museum education
  • 1979 soft melodic punk
  • Some Like it Hot
  • Dr Who, Black Books, QI
  • Letter to a Christian Nation

    The Jazz Elephants

    Wuthering Heights

    Beloved

    The Ragged Tro
  • I did 6 AG mini mashes (1 Gallon each) in my kitchen a year ago, they were all a disaster but I loved the process, it smelt so amazing. Now I am doing 30gallon AG brews in an old tank with an immersion boiler (from a domestic heating system), works a treat.
    Recently made Bitter, then Golden Ale, doing a Porter this week then I want to do a lager, a wheat beer and a bock. I'm not too sure what the bock is all about but my friend made some and it was incredible.
  • I want to try porters and get my set up easier to use. At them moment I'm exhausted at the end of the day. Need more pumps and a vacuum cleaner for removing the spent grain from the tank. Arms hurt.
  • 150L of a light ale, 30Kilos of Maris Otter with 1kg of Crystal, 300g of Goldings at 60mins and 320g of Styrian Goldings at 15 mins
  • 90L of what I've called Winchester Ale (20kg pale + 1 kg crystal, low hops as a friend dont like too many hops)
  • 60 bottles of a light, medium bodied, hoppy ale
  • nothing, I just bought a stainless 'pin' and Im waiting for delivery
  • Female
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Quality of the grind from online HBS on 12-09-2008 at 10:09 PM
    I just got my first online order from MoreBeer and I am disappointed to say the least with the
    grind. To me, it looks like between 1/3 and 1/2 the kernels are still whole. I've always used
    my LHBS, bu...

  • Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 12-09-2008 at 06:30 PM
    yes, silly mistake I meant 2.7 Litres of water to 1Kg of grain.the other way would be very very
    thick!!

  • Posted in thread: Which Base Malt... on 12-09-2008 at 06:15 PM
    2-row would give you more options. If you predominantly make English style beers I'd go with
    the Maris Otter for sure.You guys have a different language to me! That pond! Maris Otter IS a
    2 row variet...

  • Posted in thread: Which Base Malt... on 12-09-2008 at 03:57 PM
    Maris Otter is the one that most UK micro brewerys desire, its winter sown and has the right
    nitrogen and protein levels (or somethign like that). I think its a reliable germinator and the
    maltsters l...

  • Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 12-09-2008 at 10:05 AM
    That was the driving point behind the two articles that I wrote about efficiency: to raise
    awareness that there are 2 major processes at work. Which are both mostly independent and which
    can even be m...

  • Posted in thread: All grain Pictorial and Video Tutorials. on 12-08-2008 at 08:55 PM
    Orfy,I'm using the same incalloy heater in a 150L stainless tank (your using a stainless
    cask?). I made a 58 mm hole and filed the rest, found a giant nut and stuck some gasket sealant
    round, it all w...

  • Posted in thread: The smallest/fastest all grain rig in the world on 12-08-2008 at 08:11 PM
    I don't seem to be able to insert pictures from files? just from urls, is that correct?I picked
    up another 2 Burcos from the council skip for 5 quid each (in addition to the one I already
    have which I...

  • Posted in thread: The smallest/fastest all grain rig in the world on 12-08-2008 at 07:38 PM
    We have 20 litres (4Gallons? but your Gallons are different to ours) kettles/tea urns in the UK
    called Burcos, both electric and gas run. They are used quite a lot in homebrews and I think
    there are s...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from England on 12-08-2008 at 06:44 PM
    Hi Burgo,Welcome. I'm married to a Brit, though we live in Oregon, US. Family in Preston,
    Reading and London.As a result, I have acquired a taste for and end up brewing a lot of
    Bitter.Have been heari...

  • Posted in thread: The smallest/fastest all grain rig in the world on 12-08-2008 at 06:25 PM
    How are you going to teach anything while you are trying like hell to get out an AG brew in 2
    hours? If you had a fully automated system, it may work... but if you have your hands in it at
    all it seem...

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