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Posted in thread: mangrove jacks northern bitter first time on 12-08-2013 at 01:28 PM
I don't bother straining them; they just fall to the bottom during fermentation. I read
somewhere that a four minute boil strikes a good balance between flavour and aroma extraction
from the pellets, ...
Posted in thread: mangrove jacks northern bitter first time on 12-07-2013 at 12:51 PM
No, I don't usually dry hop unless I am making a Blonde or lager; I prefer darker ales. I
usually do a four (or two minute) boil in a small pot, in a bit of DME and water; just using a
small volume li...
Posted in thread: mangrove jacks northern bitter first time on 12-05-2013 at 08:43 PM
Hi allanyork. I just notice your post. No doubt you are drinking this brew now. How do you like
it? I made a batch of this and ended up not liking it at all. I used the follow recipe:Mangrove
Posted in thread: To boil or not to boil Coopers kits? on 10-01-2013 at 01:41 PM
I've been given to know that pasteurization in our instances happens at 160F in seconds. I add
remaining DME & all LME at flame out while it's still boiling hot. It not only dissolves
easier,but,as I ...
Posted in thread: To boil or not to boil Coopers kits? on 09-09-2013 at 05:16 PM
Regarding the cidery taste you got with the Muntons kits, the problem could be the Muntons
kits. They don't recommend the use of DME with their cheapest kits, as their standard yeast has
Posted in thread: Muntons Yeast... To replace or not? on 09-07-2013 at 03:16 PM
The yeasts that come in plain packages with Munton's and Black Rock kits are repackaged Safbrew
S-33 by Fermentis (Note: I am not sure what is in the packages they sell individually with the
Posted in thread: Brew Canada? on 09-17-2012 at 10:40 AM
I have made Brew Canada Red, Blonde, and Draught. The Red is modeled after Richards Red, and it
is pretty close. Unlike Coopers kits, which are perfectly smooth, Brew Canada kits contain
visible hops ...