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by Robwalkeragain
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Cleaning, Sanitation and Sterilisation
Topic: used keg cleaning
Replies: 13
Views: 400

Re: used keg cleaning

I’d strip it down, ain’t many moving parts, soak in PBW or thin bleach solution then rinse the next morning. Inspect seals (keep a pack of spares on hand anyway). Good as new.
by Robwalkeragain
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: If you could choose one hop to brew with Nelson Sauvin what would it be?
Replies: 13
Views: 380

Re: If you could choose one hop to brew with Nelson Sauvin what would it be?

Imo NS liked a dank hop to back it up, on its own it can be quite 1 dimensional, something piney like chinook or simcoe will help balance it out.
by Robwalkeragain
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Malts and Grits
Topic: Grain storage suggestions
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: Grain storage suggestions

feed bin from an agricultural place or chutney barrel are good options (around 80L). Tbh though i use cable tied sacks at the brewery, the sacks are relatively waterproof and hard wearing so unless you’re getting probs with mice or slugs I wouldn’t worry too much..
by Robwalkeragain
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Northern Monk Recipe Request
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Northern Monk Recipe Request

They might withhold some information about it but most breweries are happy to share, the days of recipe safeguarding are mostly long gone tbh. Otherwise it’s probably a fairly standard wit - 50-50 pale malt and torrified wheat, 15 ibu, proper wit yeast and it’s spiced with ginger, cardamom and coria...
by Robwalkeragain
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Northern Monk Recipe Request
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Northern Monk Recipe Request

Tried emailing them?
by Robwalkeragain
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Yeast
Topic: Dry yeast reuse
Replies: 18
Views: 610

Re: Dry yeast reuse

I’d agree the cost is prohibitive really but from a learning perspective I’d say go for it. Washing won’t alter the yeast much, the idea is to use an acid strong enough to kill microbes but weak enough to leave the yeast unharmed as the cell walls are thicker. It will however mutate after every ferm...
by Robwalkeragain
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Weatheroak Hill Brewery / Sunshine Marmalade 4.7%
Replies: 35
Views: 3131

Re: Weatheroak Hill Brewery / Sunshine Marmalade 4.7%

Going to be my next brew, one question Rob, I normally leave my beer from pitching yeast to racking into cornies two weeks, the final four days reducing the fermentation temperature down to about one degree for clearing. Adding the hop pellets after four days (just the right time in my opinion) wil...
by Robwalkeragain
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Weatheroak Hill Brewery / Sunshine Marmalade 4.7%
Replies: 35
Views: 3131

Re: Weatheroak Hill Brewery / Sunshine Marmalade 4.7%

Going to be my next brew, one question Rob, I normally leave my beer from pitching yeast to racking into cornies two weeks, the final four days reducing the fermentation temperature down to about one degree for clearing. Adding the hop pellets after four days (just the right time in my opinion) wil...
by Robwalkeragain
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Weatheroak Hill Brewery / Sunshine Marmalade 4.7%
Replies: 35
Views: 3131

Re: Weatheroak Hill Brewery / Sunshine Marmalade 4.7%

Ordered the ingredients for this year’s batch, I’ll update when i brew it. Nearly 200kg malt, 5kg dry hops and 2kg of orange peel. Yum!
by Robwalkeragain
Mon May 27, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Make sure your balls are stainless.
Replies: 5
Views: 428

Re: Make sure your balls are stainless.

Ebay is terrible for this - try to use reputable suppliers!
by Robwalkeragain
Sat May 25, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Yeast
Topic: Brewing alcohol free
Replies: 62
Views: 1968

Re: Brewing alcohol free

Well I never thought when I started this forum that there'd ever be a thread on it about no-alcohol brewing! :lol: It's a good move though - I can't remember how many times I've avoided drinking beer because I had to drive later or had something important to do early the next morning. Plus there's ...
by Robwalkeragain
Fri May 24, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Cask shive and keystone, wood vs plastic
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Cask shive and keystone, wood vs plastic

Wooden swell up to fill the...orifice. They also go mouldy easily and leave bits of wood in the cask. Plastic are much better imo. If you pm me your address i can send you some plastic for postage cost Ah that's great thanks for your help, I don't suppose you have any soft and hard spiles lying aro...
by Robwalkeragain
Fri May 24, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Cask shive and keystone, wood vs plastic
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Cask shive and keystone, wood vs plastic

Wooden swell up to fill the...orifice. They also go mouldy easily and leave bits of wood in the cask.
Plastic are much better imo. If you pm me your address i can send you some plastic for postage cost
by Robwalkeragain
Wed May 22, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Articles for Sale
Topic: Plastic casks
Replies: 3
Views: 315

Re: Plastic casks

Just a suggestion, there’s a facebook group called UK Beer and Brewing Professionals - they’ll disappear in seconds on there!
by Robwalkeragain
Wed May 15, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Hops
Topic: Choosing hops
Replies: 25
Views: 670

Re: Choosing hops

Get down to your local bottle shop, literally loads of single hops to try, find what you lokethe taste of!
Admiral is nice, gotta watch the late addition though as it’s very high alpha. Works great as a dry hop.