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Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-17-2010, 05:03 AM
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Posted By GWF
I'll give those premium kits a go, they're twice...

I'll give those premium kits a go, they're twice the price but I'm sure they'll be twice as good.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,300
Posted By GWF
I've been using these style: ...

I've been using these style:

http://www.brewuk.co.uk/store/index.php/beerkits/edme-superbrew-irish-stout-40pt.html

They're 10 each

1.5kg (3.3lb) of extract is just over 10 from the same...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,300
Posted By GWF
That sounds more reasonable, can you direct me to...

That sounds more reasonable, can you direct me to a quick guide for extract and all grain brewing? Do you have any experience with the premium kits, I stayed away from them because I had visions of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,300
Posted By GWF
Okay, let's say it's 10 for 1.5kg of malt...

Okay, let's say it's 10 for 1.5kg of malt extract, how much malt extracts needed for 23l?

Can one of you post a bog standard recipe so I'd know what was what please.

Edit:

I've just looked...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,300
Posted By GWF
I don't have room for a mash tun.

I don't have room for a mash tun.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-16-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,300
Posted By GWF
How do I get the best out of kits?

Just a simple quick question.

I usually brew them up to 5 gallons and the end result usually tastes a bit watery, I've only ever reduced the amount of water I've added once before and the result...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-15-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By GWF
Still (Europe)

Where can I buy a prefabricated still from? The only one I've seen that looks half decent is the easy still: http://www.easystill.com/

But it seems much too expencive for such a small piece of...
Forum: Wine 01-21-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 59,461
Posted By GWF
What does this taste like? I've never tried...

What does this taste like? I've never tried dandelion before but I'm willing to try it if it's nice.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-19-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,214
Posted By GWF
Fruit juice ratio.

Hey everyone! I haven't posted on here for a long time. I'd like a little advice though.

I brew on the cheap, I buy tesco value fruit juices @ 0.55/liter ($1.10) and mix them with sugar and water...
Forum: General Techniques 07-05-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By GWF
Thanks. I couldnt find a metric sugar to...

Thanks.

I couldnt find a metric sugar to alcohol relation chart on the internet so I made one myself:

www.frogwog.com/chart.htm
Forum: General Techniques 07-04-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By GWF
I just added 300 grams of sugar to the fermenter...

I just added 300 grams of sugar to the fermenter and it went nuts!

The airlock was like a mini volcano, is this usual?
Forum: General Techniques 07-04-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By GWF
I'll let you know how it tastes once it's ready, ...

I'll let you know how it tastes once it's ready,
Do you know of a chart or something that will give me the details sugar:alcohol:liquid ratios?

I might add some more sugar later on, I'd like to...
Forum: General Techniques 07-03-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By GWF
This is what I used: ...

This is what I used:

http://www.onlyoz.com.au/images/coopers_ginger_beer.gif

There was just the yeast and ginger beer concentrate.
Forum: General Techniques 07-03-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By GWF
Yeah that's what I got, I'm just unsure as to...

Yeah that's what I got, I'm just unsure as to whether the sugar added to alcohol ratio is linear. Anyone?
Forum: General Techniques 07-03-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,671
Posted By GWF
Ginger booze kit!

The pack said to disolve 1kg of sugar in to 20 litres of water. and it would create a ginger beer that was 3.5% alcohol by volume. This seemed a bit weak to me so I added 1.7kg or sugar. This will be...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-29-2006, 04:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
I've decided to brew beer. I'm gonna start out...

I've decided to brew beer. I'm gonna start out with a kit or two, and then maybe I'll attempt my own mash.

I've just ordered:
Cooper's - Ginger Beer - 3.5%
Arkells GWR Strong Bitter - ~6%
...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-28-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Oh!! I didn't know that. So the more yeast one...

Oh!! I didn't know that. So the more yeast one adds to the mixture, the quicker it will take for the process to complete because it doesn't take as long to reach critical mass.



Thanks for that...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-27-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Oh yeah, one more thing too: About the...

Oh yeah, one more thing too:

About the people who asked what i used for the previous experiment.
I used regular pure fruit juice, and bakers yeast :fro:

It turned out really well too, i think...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-27-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Hi I havent posted for a while about this...

Hi

I havent posted for a while about this experiment but the booze i brewed was seriosuly kick ass :rockin: :ban: :rockin:

I'd estimate it to have been around 15% alcohol by volume and it...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-12-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Ok, I put a another 3 litres of water in there. ...

Ok, I put a another 3 litres of water in there.
It's stinking the whole house up now though, seriously it stinks.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-12-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Will someone please answer this question? I dont...

Will someone please answer this question? I dont wanna throw this out if it can be salvaged.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-12-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Thanks :) :mug: He's the one moaning at me...

Thanks :) :mug:

He's the one moaning at me for being so basic and saying "if you're gonna brew something like that", deamonising me for not matching up to his high standards. Yet he's the one...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-12-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
There's a head on it a foot high now. Should I...

There's a head on it a foot high now. Should I unseal it and put a couple of litres of something in there?
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-12-2006, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
Because that isn't fun.

Because that isn't fun.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-12-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GWF
No, I'm 23. Me and my mate thought it'd be a bit...

No, I'm 23. Me and my mate thought it'd be a bit of a laugh to have a go at this, I have no idea how to go about it so we thought we'd wing it.

What'll happen 'cause I've put so much sugar in...
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