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by Fastline
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: biab.
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: biab.

From what I have read transferring to secondary doesn't need to be done at home brew sized batches and you are increasing risks in transferring. I have left my my brews up to 5 weeks in primary fermentation, then it's off to bottling bucket or now new for me corny keg. I would check the gravity in a...
by Fastline
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

Another first for me, I finally have used one of my corny kegs for this brew, force carbed with fire extinguisher, tried it taste is a little funny at the moment, I've stuck it out in the garden tool store to chill it down hopefully get it a little clearer
by Fastline
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Commercial Brews
Topic: Fullers 1845
Replies: 26
Views: 2017

Re: Fullers 1845

There was some in Sainsbury's today
by Fastline
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

How does 1010 as a final gravity reading from 1050 sound, I used wyeast 1335 English ale 2. It did get stuck at 1040, think temp in house was too cold
by Fastline
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Carbonation Pressure/Temperature Chart
Replies: 36
Views: 19387

Re: Carbonation Pressure/Temperature Chart

Are you guys leaving the cylinder of co2 open for the 3 or 4 days to carb or do you just get it up to pressure and shut it down.
by Fastline
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Woodfordes Wherry Out of Date Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 1881

Re: Woodfordes Wherry Out of Date Kit

I've got a Woodfordes werry kit in my cupboard, probably past it's best before date, what would everyone recommend, brew it short, what hops to add, keep it standard???
by Fastline
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

I’ll give that a try on my next brew, the mash was quiet stodgy, so I can see how that would help. I was reluctant to use the recipe app, fear of the unknown and learning curve, but got to say it was very intuitive to use and excellent for reminding what to do, my first brew I forgot the profloc tab...
by Fastline
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

Well went for it and brewed the above recipe, the OG was a smidge over 1050 and was probably half a litre down into the fermenter I used a hop spider for first time which really helped on clean up The connect control worked very well with the recipe creator, still got to play with both of these as n...
by Fastline
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

Ok I've been playing with the recipe creator, how does this look 23 litre 75% brewhouse efficiency 4500 grams Maris otter 265 grams crystal 265 grams caramalt 265 grams torrified wheat 60 grams challenger 8.2 AA 60 min boil 40 grams progress hops 15min boil 40 grams East Kent golding 10min hop stand...
by Fastline
Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

I found the online recipe creator, came up with the amounts, I'll post what I came up with might be useful for other grain father users in the future
by Fastline
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

Well I've missed the opportunity to brew today, can anyone help with my original question of what the weights of the ingredients would be to brew the jbk esb on a grainfather
I have a new question too, where do I find the recipe creator app
by Fastline
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

Not yet, but I've got all the ingredients for this and am keen to get a brew on, will be the second use of my GF, just looking for someone more experienced in these matters to guide me straight to the correct grain quantities whilst I get more familiar with the kit
by Fastline
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: JBK Own ESB
Replies: 232
Views: 70309

Re: JBK Own ESB

Can any Grainfather brewers, help me with doing a Jim's esb, need lots of help with what amount of each grain, recommended batch size, mash and sparge water volumes.
A brief explanation on how you calculate these would be good.
by Fastline
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: #24 Pale Ale (Dry hopped)
Replies: 11
Views: 833

Re: #24 Pale Ale (Dry hopped)

Excellent write up, keep it up very enjoyable read made so much better with the photos
by Fastline
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: #25 ESB.3
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: #25 ESB.3

Excellent write up, pictures really inspire me to get a brew going, can't wait to see how it turns out.