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by Mashman
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Beginners brew in the garage
Replies: 8
Views: 371

Re: Beginners brew in the garage

What Jim said
by Mashman
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: Wine kits
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: Wine kits

Thanks Tom, I'll try a more expensive kit and try it at 20 litres. How long does the wine keep in the Bag in a Box and where do you get them from?
Cheers

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by Mashman
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: Wine kits
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Wine kits

I have been all grain brewing beer for 20+ years, now looking to make wine. I am fortunate to live about 30 minutes from Dover and have made regular visits to France to stock up on wine. Spend 250 quid in Calais wine store and get a free crossing on P&O ferry. A group of four of us have been once a ...
by Mashman
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Chinese 8mm threads (temperature probe)
Replies: 15
Views: 868

Re: Chinese 8mm threads (temperature probe)

When the Chinese say stainless they mean shiny, at least, for a while...
by Mashman
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Broke my EWL beer engine
Replies: 12
Views: 804

Re: Broke my EWL beer engine

Bit of a long shot but this must be worth a try

https://rlbs.ltd.uk/hand-pumps-accessor ... pares.html

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by Mashman
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Brewing Liquor
Topic: Buxton Water for brewing?
Replies: 27
Views: 1783

Re: Buxton Water for brewing?

Ask the guys at Buxton Brewery?
by Mashman
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: S30 inner O ring - size?
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: S30 inner O ring - size?

Try sealsrus on ebay. Quick service and free p&p
by Mashman
Tue May 19, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Invert Sugar
Replies: 22
Views: 1787

Re: Invert Sugar

Tate and Lyle sugars are from cane. Silver Spoon products are from UK sugar beet.
by Mashman
Sat May 16, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Spent grain disposal - what do you do with it?
Replies: 46
Views: 3816

Re: Spent grain disposal - what do you do with it?

staghill wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:23 pm
Jocky wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 2:34 pm
How many kilos at a time do you put into the communal sewerage system?
6kg or so. Takes a bit of washing away but it goes eventually
My waste pipe couldn't cope with that and with me it would only go into my cesspool. How much water does it take to wash away 6 kilos of grain 😱
by Mashman
Thu May 14, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Ball valve, replacement ptfe / teflon seat
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: Ball valve, replacement ptfe / teflon seat

I use these, other options are available from this company.

https://www.valvesonline.co.uk/manual-v ... valve.html

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by Mashman
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Extract Brewing
Topic: Anyone have a recipe for a traditional Mild?
Replies: 16
Views: 1313

Re: Anyone have a recipe for a traditional Mild?

Graham Wheelers book. Brew your own British Real Ale 3rd edition has 16 mild ale recipes, all with extract details

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by Mashman
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Yeast
Topic: old dry yeast
Replies: 15
Views: 1221

Re: old dry yeast

by Mashman
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Malts and Grits
Topic: Malting technology
Replies: 1
Views: 528

Malting technology

by Mashman
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Malts and Grits
Topic: Craft maltsters
Replies: 7
Views: 698

Re: Craft maltsters

LeeH wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:01 pm
Minch do a so called ‘craft malt’ reserved for small batch breweries. You can buy if for £21/sack.
Yep, and it's good stuff. I have 25kg sitting in the brew shed. It is good value.

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by Mashman
Mon Apr 06, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Time expired yeast
Replies: 4
Views: 614

Re: Time expired yeast

I used 2 packs of wilko yeast 2 days ago that I've had kicking around for years in the brew fridge. BB December 2018. It was bubbling nicely next morning 👍