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by grunter
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Hops
Topic: Malt Miller - Cryo hops
Replies: 10
Views: 1965

Re: Malt Miller - Cryo hops

Interesting ... really good point on bitterness orlando, I was amazed how bitter my brews turned out when using whirlpool only bittering/ dry hopping - one lesson i learnt was that hops aways impart some bitterness whenever they are used I'm experimenting with a technique of doing a 60l brew then sp...
by grunter
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Malt Miller - Cryo hops
Replies: 10
Views: 1965

Re: Malt Miller - Cryo hops

Good stuff guys, I'd be very interested to here back on your results ... its a little tricky with the volume of hop and controlling the bitterness whilst using it all in one go! does anyone know how long it it can wait before it oxidizes, i think this will determine how you can use it ? I like a ful...
by grunter
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Malt Miller - Cryo hops
Replies: 10
Views: 1965

Malt Miller - Cryo hops

https://www.themaltmiller.co.uk/product ... uanot-50g/

Just bagged some of these cryo hops from the malt miller ... great website..

Has any used these? Exciting opportunities for split batches here...
by grunter
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: RIMS and HERMS
Topic: Flow rate control to 12V solar pumps
Replies: 11
Views: 2418

Flow rate control to 12V solar pumps

I wanted to slowly turn on the beige beauties for mash re-circulation to stop it sticking etc

Anyone done this before ?

not sure if its a variable resistor or Pulse with mod i need?

found this one amazonk:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/12V-40V-Motor- ... B007TH4EN6
by grunter
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: RIMS and HERMS
Topic: PID to control rims
Replies: 24
Views: 5239

Re: PID to control rims

anyone had any experience with the Rex units £15 all in with a relay that may catch fire .... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/REX-C100-220V-Digital-PID-Temperature-Controller-40A-SSR-K-Thermocouple-Heatsink/122481923654?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D3%26asc%3D20140905073823%26meid%3D42a...
by grunter
Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Hop tincture added to correct bittering
Replies: 1
Views: 808

Hop tincture added to correct bittering

Hey lads, Got a brew that overshot my starting gravity which is now nearing terminal gravity, also doesn't have enough bitterness ... part of a whirlpool only experiment ... proposal is to work out appropriate dilution .. 2 Litres ... boil from cold with additional hops ... add at bottling Anyone do...
by grunter
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: What's the best Syphon Filter?
Replies: 1
Views: 678

What's the best Syphon Filter?

Afternoon,

wondering what's the latest preferred siphoning filtering options people are going for glass carboys?

I've got some heavily dry hopped brews with whole hops that are about ready and wondered if its best drop the syphon in a hop bag so as not to clog it up?
by grunter
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Hop Growing 2017
Replies: 103
Views: 15234

Re: Hop Growing 2017

Cascade, MT hood, Opal, Chinook, Centennial, Willamette maybe i didn't check for a few days, but they didn't seem to smell that much as last year and didn't seem to dry out ... Sadly my hop planting layout got wet, is there any way of telling about the willamette from the centennial, some of the con...
by grunter
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: ... Couriers that ship bottles ????
Replies: 3
Views: 758

Re: ... Couriers that ship bottles ????

Cheers Lads,

I see the bottle shops do it for 6 quid ish ... I'll try hermes .. although is see they prohibit rather than excluded all liquids.. is 6 quid for the six pack.
by grunter
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Hop Growing 2017
Replies: 103
Views: 15234

Re: Hop Growing 2017

Seem to have lost most mine due to the wet September - there a lot of brown cones they just didn't seem to ripen, just went from too green and non-scrunchy to brown with open petals. has anyone used the brown ones before i know maltmiller sold aged hops once ... take it they will be too bitter ... t...
by grunter
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Buying kettle elements
Replies: 30
Views: 4031

Re: Buying kettle elements

Cheers guys.

Brewpete, did you go for 3no. for more boil control? I.e. three to start and then 2 for a rolling boil?
by grunter
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: ... Couriers that ship bottles ????
Replies: 3
Views: 758

... Couriers that ship bottles ????

Maybe a little off topic ... has anyone done this before

Any recommendations ... looking to post some 6x500ml bottles to friends and family for christmas?

:mrgreen:
by grunter
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Buying kettle elements
Replies: 30
Views: 4031

Re: Buying kettle elements

Any recent updates / more recommendations on this topic ?

The PECO services elements now they're out of stock or £30+ each .. I would ideally something to fit my 40mm qmax cutter and not break the bank !

I see both of the heating element company units are in stock?

Its for a 70l kettle ...
by grunter
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Filters ... for Cheap Pumps
Replies: 7
Views: 591

Re: Filters ... for Cheap Pumps

excellent ... cheers Kev!