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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-07-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By frothy
I got a corny from our local scrapper for £5 - no...

I got a corny from our local scrapper for £5 - no lid but it's in better condition than some of the kegs I'm already using. Keg rescue eh BP? :)

Matt
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-07-2006, 02:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,253
Posted By frothy
Hops/ steeping grains for an IPA? Definately...

Hops/ steeping grains for an IPA?

Definately steep some crystal malt in there to add some fresh grain & caramel flavours, it really spruces up an extract brew.
A strong bittering hop ~ 10% AAU...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-06-2006, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,126
Posted By frothy
I use a corny as the 2ndary fermentor & it's very...

I use a corny as the 2ndary fermentor & it's very useful.
This way you can keep the beer in the same keg to drink from. You can add finings if you want and when it's time to keg you can just blow...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-06-2006, 04:40 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By frothy
Do you have these in the States? 4" screw cap...

Do you have these in the States?
4" screw cap with a hole for an airlock & bung
2x carry handles.
http://www.willmottw.fsnet.co.uk/brew/equipment/219%20-%20ferment%201%20week_jpg_jpg.jpg

lucky...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By frothy
DAAB wait till I tell uncle Jim :)

DAAB wait till I tell uncle Jim :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2006, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By frothy
With all grain brewing you can achieve exactly...

With all grain brewing you can achieve exactly the same results as a microbrewery because you are brewing using the same methods. Extract brewing can produce good beers and is a good way to start...
Forum: General Techniques 12-06-2006, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By frothy
Be sure to use an air filter on the air line -...

Be sure to use an air filter on the air line - bacteria and spores are abundant in the air and without the filter you undoing all your careful sanitization & wort protection work by just pumping them...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,567
Posted By frothy
If nothing else I like using a secondary because...

If nothing else I like using a secondary because it frees up my primary for another brew :) I use a corny keg with the gas post being used with a blow off tube & it's very useful....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-29-2006, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By frothy
commercial pubs over here just use a dilute...

commercial pubs over here just use a dilute bleach solution. Before the bleacj I flush the lines with water and afterwards blow dry the system with a bit of gas.

Matt
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-16-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By frothy
Specific Gravity calculations

scratching my head here

Making a brew with extract and I'm aiming for an OG of say 1.050. I need to know roughly how much extract to use?

The density of water at room temp is 1000g/L ( metric...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-04-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By frothy
Ok well here's a few I've found - ...

Ok well here's a few I've found -

http://www.krotchrott.com/ - this website has the
A)Frankenbrew videos which is a documentary about various MIcrobreweries that were build around the US
B)An...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-02-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By frothy
Instructional Videos

Does anyone have or know of any instuctional videos for brewing?
I keep hearning about one called Frankenbrew about setting up a microbrewery but I can't find it anywhere.

There's this single...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-02-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By frothy
guy is a legend! Palmer I want to have your...

guy is a legend!
Palmer I want to have your babies...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-28-2006, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,645
Posted By frothy
Got some raspberry cider sitting at home a friend...

Got some raspberry cider sitting at home a friend made - will let you know how that turns out.
My family has a soft fruit farm in Northamptonshire www.hardwick-softfruit.co.uk
but I can't imagine...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-23-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,472
Posted By frothy
fantastic - do you lager with the yeast still in...

fantastic - do you lager with the yeast still in or filter it out first?
I don't have any popular brewing books (what are they?) but with extract brewing I aim through trial and error create 2...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-23-2006, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,472
Posted By frothy
recommend basic lager recipe???

Hi

I just aquired a fridge from my gran and fancy having a go at some lager. I'd ask if anyone kindly has any recipes for a basic lager that they would recommend??

I'd work out my own recipe as...
Forum: Introductions 05-21-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By frothy
Muchos Gracias BlightlyBrewer

Muchos Gracias BlightlyBrewer
Forum: Introductions 05-20-2006, 02:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By frothy
[/QUOTE] Thanks guys I think I'll...

[/QUOTE]

Thanks guys

I think I'll follow your lead there Caplan, I'm hoping to get a Corny keg system sometime and of course they're still 19L. If your interested I found a guy in studley who...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-20-2006, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By frothy
First batch of lager on the go in the next month...

First batch of lager on the go in the next month - fingers crosses . (nabbed my grans old fridge) although I'm in the market for a chest freezer to mod with a refrigerator thermostat. The only place...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-20-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 135,142
Posted By frothy
Ingenious guys - loving it. I was looking for...

Ingenious guys - loving it. I was looking for stir plates on Ebay the other day and they cost a fortune (and are mostly older than I am.) Boy is my old PC in for a rough night.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-18-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,660
Posted By frothy
The point of the starter is to get the yeast from...

The point of the starter is to get the yeast from their dormant or resting phase where they are not growing into their exponential growth stage. Thus when you pitch them they are already actively...
Forum: General Techniques 05-17-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By frothy
Muchos Gracias

Muchos Gracias
Forum: Cider Forum 05-17-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By frothy
getting the juice out can be a real pain - if you...

getting the juice out can be a real pain - if you haven't got a press you may make life easier by first freezing the apples and letting them thaw this should soften them up so that once they are...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-17-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By frothy
modern cider

So cider was probably the very first alcoholic drink. With the yeast Saccharomyces pombe naturally being found on apple skins ever since we figured out how to make apple juice we've been making cider...
Forum: General Techniques 05-17-2006, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By frothy
Yes But A) there will be much more yeast...

Yes

But
A) there will be much more yeast than you will need for the second fermentation (just think about the quantity you pitched in the first place)

B) The trub depending on your technique...
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