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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
Oats are fine imo, I add them to everything...

Oats are fine imo, I add them to everything though :o I like the slickness

But it's a different mouthfeel than flaked barley (used lots in older bitters) or torrified wheat(more modern bitters)
...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 08-16-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 937
Posted By Hanglow
Make loads of proper sausages. As good as german...

Make loads of proper sausages. As good as german and italian ones are, british sausages are by far and away the best.


a small list, stolen from t'internet as I couldn't be bothered typing it all...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hanglow
If your cider has a low ph, say below 3 and is...

If your cider has a low ph, say below 3 and is too sharp then it can help round it out as greg says it converts malic to lactic and so raises the ph a bit. If your cider has too high a ph, say over...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
I've taken to makeing it in the oven as I got...

I've taken to makeing it in the oven as I got very bored having to continually re-adjust the temp . Use a temperature probe though, don't trust the temp on the oven

I think I'll try the dilution...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-02-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By Hanglow
Yeah that's them It's a different system to...

Yeah that's them

It's a different system to handpull beer engines, which pull the beer through by vacuum, whereas the casks with aitken fonts have to have top pressure to push the beer through.
...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-01-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By Hanglow
If you find yourself in Inverness be sure to...

If you find yourself in Inverness be sure to check out the Anderson a couple of miles north, its run by a beer loving american and has a great selection
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By Hanglow
Nice one Did you notice the Aitken tall...

Nice one

Did you notice the Aitken tall fonts in the Bow Bar? They are quite rare now, they are a bit different from the english handpulls for dispensing cask beer.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-31-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Hanglow
Glad you enjoyed yourself Fyne are my...

Glad you enjoyed yourself

Fyne are my favourite scottish brewery along with Tempest, I guess everyones taste is different or you got a bad pint which is not unusual with something from cask

You...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-31-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
It's been used (in the past at least) in porters,...

It's been used (in the past at least) in porters, imperial stouts to light bitters and milds

The most you'll see is 15-20% by weight of ingredients

I've used it in an export stout and stong ale...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Hanglow
I've saved lots, it helps that tax is so much...

I've saved lots, it helps that tax is so much higher on beer here in the UK than it is in the US of course

Bottle of SNPA, probably the cheapest decent US beer we get for example is very well...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-10-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
Yeah summer lightning is considered to be the...

Yeah summer lightning is considered to be the granddaddy of the current mass of golden ales we have in the uk, I think it dates from the mid to late 1980s.

It's quite reserved for golden ales now,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 15,623
Posted By Hanglow
It's best in darker beers imo, I tried a single...

It's best in darker beers imo, I tried a single hop BX golden ale before and was not impressed :o

But it certainly adds something extra when used with other hops in porters/stouts/black ales etc
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
Highland Dark Munro is my favourite mild at the...

Highland Dark Munro is my favourite mild at the moment. A great beer

I posted this on one of the other low abv/session ale threads a while ago, it's a list of grainbills from various milds. Shows...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By Hanglow
You can get bag in a box here, that's probably...

You can get bag in a box here, that's probably closest to what you want
http://www.baginboxonline.co.uk/products.html

pros - managable sizes - 5l, 10l,20l etc
beer should last a couple of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
I'd use a medium or dark crystal for the old tom....

I'd use a medium or dark crystal for the old tom. it's been ages since i've had it so i don't know for sure

You need a yeast that will get 80% attenuation so it finishes about 1.015, that will...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 15,623
Posted By Hanglow
I've had that with 002 as well I think...

I've had that with 002 as well

I think because they flocculate so well, you should gently rouse the yeast after a couple of days and hold off on cooling it down.

The proper Ringwood yeast is...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
low hopping and low abv beers need drunk quick...

low hopping and low abv beers need drunk quick imo, same as bitters really - most cask beers should be drunk within six weeks of being brewed and those beers also lose out a lot when bottled - most...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 259
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Posted By Hanglow
For typical hoppy british golden ales: OG...

For typical hoppy british golden ales:


OG 1.038 - 1.046
FG 1.009 -1.012
3.8% - 4.8% abv
IBUs - 35-45
Water treatment suitable for hop forward ales
clean yeast to get the attenuation you...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,376
Posted By Hanglow
Innis & gunn are just a contract brewer, they...

Innis & gunn are just a contract brewer, they brew at the massive Wellpark brewery in Glasgow. I think they might do tours, but it's just a megabrewery. On the same site will be the Drygate brewery...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-15-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 74,386
Posted By Hanglow
I racked a frankenbrew to secondary today, no...

I racked a frankenbrew to secondary today, no idea how it'll turn out. Got 10l in total

I used a couple of litres of porter wort that I had frozen, sugar, maltose syrup, lots of ginger and a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-02-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,852
Posted By Hanglow
Will it be sold in the uk? shipping is only...

Will it be sold in the uk?

shipping is only a fiver so no worries if not, just it might take an age to get here
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,194
Posted By Hanglow
Interesting , I would normally think that would...

Interesting , I would normally think that would need a bit longer to reach its peak, but I've never brewed an american stout before and probably only tasted a couple

I brew a bunch of porters and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,194
Posted By Hanglow
lower abv german wheat beers and bitters are the...

lower abv german wheat beers and bitters are the two that spring to mind for me.

As long as you have good temperature control
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-16-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Hanglow
Challenger is nice as a singe hop. Northdown...

Challenger is nice as a singe hop.

Northdown is another that's pretty good
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Hanglow
Notty is fast, it'll do a bitter and drop in as...

Notty is fast, it'll do a bitter and drop in as little as three days, so I assume something like a cider it will do pretty quick too despite being stronger it's simpler
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