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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By MattGuk
Thanks for the link, very helpful as im going to...

Thanks for the link, very helpful as im going to do another batch of it in a couple of days and will go darker
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By MattGuk
homemade candy sugar

Hey guys,
So after asking my lhbs if they had any Candy Sugar and getting the repsonse of " what is that ", i decided to have a go at making some for myself.
This stuff is pretty expensive over...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-01-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By MattGuk
I would also like to know then answer to this,...

I would also like to know then answer to this, although as doctor m said, protofloc and irish moss as easily available, it sounds like good question with what would be an interesting answer if it...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-26-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By MattGuk
Nice job

Nice job
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By MattGuk
Maybe sub some grain for rice or maize, which...

Maybe sub some grain for rice or maize, which will lighten the color, but also the body
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-23-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By MattGuk
i only ever do no sparge brewing, be that for...

i only ever do no sparge brewing, be that for light lagers through to stouts and have fiund it makes a good beer, plus the fact it shorten a brew by an hour easy.
All i do is add all my water for...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By MattGuk
Yeah i kinda guessed what the enzymes would do...

Yeah i kinda guessed what the enzymes would do after reading the Miller Lite recipe in light hybrid beers, i just didnt.count on getting 88% efficiency, but hey ho...... Experimentation and.homebrew...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-09-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By MattGuk
Yeah i knew what the enzyme.would do and that is...

Yeah i knew what the enzyme.would do and that is why i wanted to use it, kinda like the Miller Lite recipe under light hybrid beer, just i didnt coint on getting 88% lol, at least this has been...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By MattGuk
88% Efficiency with no sparge....WTF

hi guys,

a mate of mine asked if it was possible to make 23ltr batch a beer ( 4.5% or higher ) for less than 10.
so i decided to make a brew and use Amylase enzyme to achieve this.
my recipe...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-21-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By MattGuk
"Corona Cupboard" DIY Milling Station

Hi guys,
So today i finished work early, and as it was a nice day i decided to make a Milling Station for my Corona Mill.
I used to just attach it to my work bench but i got fed up of grain dust...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-19-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,355
Posted By MattGuk
21.50 fir 25kg, so $36.20 for 55 pounds

21.50 fir 25kg, so $36.20 for 55 pounds
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 05-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By MattGuk
I meant not really detectable

I meant not really detectable
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 05-09-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By MattGuk
Its still dry, maybe a slight hint of sweetness...

Its still dry, maybe a slight hint of sweetness but really detecable, the crystal was only for color adjustment
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-03-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By MattGuk
No sparge rocks:rockin:

No sparge rocks:rockin:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By MattGuk
Also, im sure you know this but adding Gypsum...

Also, im sure you know this but adding Gypsum will up your Sulphate levels, which in turn can give you more hop crispness depending on what your Sulphate to Chloride ratio is, too much Gypsum and you...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-27-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By MattGuk
You need to be careful with gypsum as too much...

You need to be careful with gypsum as too much can add a "salty" flavour to beer.
Do u know what your sulphate and chloride levels are?
Its best not to add anything unless you know what you are...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-26-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By MattGuk
Sounds like a pellicle to me, i have had it a...

Sounds like a pellicle to me, i have had it a couple of times and i smelled nasty.
I bottled it as soon as i saw it, racking from underneath and the beers turned out fine.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 806
Posted By MattGuk
I always used to get this same problem, until i...

I always used to get this same problem, until i actually bothered checking mash PH, and i was shocked that my mash ph was usually way above 6.
Now i use CRS to treat my waters alkalinity and add a...
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 04-25-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By MattGuk
I us US-05 on this batch as it produces a really...

I us US-05 on this batch as it produces a really crisp profile, almost lager like.
Forum: Light Hybrid Beer 04-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By MattGuk
Rusty Shed Cream Ale

Brewed this up 3 months ago and WOW its turned out just as good as i hoped, if not better.
This is a 46 litre batch and here is the recipe.

9kg pale malt UK
2kg flaked maize
100grm Crystal 70...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-23-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,467
Posted By MattGuk
Will do, im brewing this weekend so will post a...

Will do, im brewing this weekend so will post a couple of videos
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By MattGuk
No need to go over the top lol :p Seriously,...

No need to go over the top lol :p
Seriously, that is a cracking bit of kit dude
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-18-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By MattGuk
Mine has a control which i can.vary between 7 and...

Mine has a control which i can.vary between 7 and 21 kilowatts but i keep it where it is and keep the same boil-off rate at about 20%
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-18-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By MattGuk
Here's mine..... A 170ltr copper how water tank...

Here's mine..... A 170ltr copper how water tank that i got free as im a plumber and got it as scrap from a job lol work great and get 74% with no sparge
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By MattGuk
I think there are all sorts to consider, altitude...

I think there are all sorts to consider, altitude and humidity Are 2 things that spring to mind.
The only way to know for sure is brew and check your volume both pre and post boil.
I filled my brew...
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