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WalesAles
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Comp Winner.....

Post by WalesAles » Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:56 pm

My Wilko`s IPA just took 2nd prize in the `Homebrew Festival`. :D :D #-o

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Post by Peatbogbrewer » Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:58 pm

WalesAles wrote:My Wilko`s IPA just took 2nd prize in the `Homebrew Festival`. :D :D #-o

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Post by MarkA » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:08 pm

Well done! 8)

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Post by Nitro Jim » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:44 pm

Currently enjoying one of those myself. My notes tell me I made the wort on 21 March with table sugar made up to +/- 19 litres, OG 1.040. On 10 April the FG was 1.004 so approx.4.6ABV so I batch primed and got 35 bottles. Moved to colder area on 24 April and seven weeks later the result is BLM!
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Re: Comp Winner.....

Post by aamcle » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:53 pm

is there a category for kits or did you kick the AG brewers buts?

In any event congratulations.


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Re: Comp Winner.....

Post by WalesAles » Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:49 pm

aamcle wrote:is there a category for kits or did you kick the AG brewers buts?

In any event congratulations.
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aamcle,
Yes, there is a Kit Category.
I was thinking of slipping some of my Kits into the AG Brews just for a laugh! :D
I will next year because some of the stuff was well below my standard and I thought `My Kits are better than this`. My Daughter said the same.
Cheeky I know, but what the hell. It is up to the Judges in the end! :D
Anyway, Jim wanted recipes posted........

Wilko IPA to 20Lts.
1 Can Kit
1Kg Med Spraymalt
SG @ 22deg 1040
7 days later Dry Hop 22gr Chinook pellets (loose) and 43.5gr Apollo Leaf (bagged). Bagged Hops out on day 13 and squeezed LBF.
Day 14 batch prime 55.6gr sugar
ABV 4.1% approx.

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Post by Nitro Jim » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:57 am

I didn't enhance mine as this was the first time I had made this kit. The only difference to the instructions was that I brewed short.
I'll definitely be making this again.
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Post by Jim » Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:00 am

Thanks for that WA. :)

That was more than just a kit wasn't it! Just goes to show what can be done with basic equipment and a little bit of imagination. =D>
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Post by wanus » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:05 am

Well done again WA =D>
I recently brewed a wilko IPA and tweaked by adding xtra EKG hops,cardamom and corriander seeds.
I was sorta inspired after watching some dogfish head stuff on you tube.
It turned out great after only 2 weeks in the bottles so am gonna do another batch for the summer 8)
FV 1:Empty
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Maturing:Nothing
Bottle conditioning:Christmas Ale and Abdij
Drinking:Elderberry wine and session bitter.
Planning:Session bitter&Abdij

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