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by Jim
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Taking the plunge
Replies: 7
Views: 376

Re: Taking the plunge

Welcome StoutSteve! :)

Looking forward to seeing your tasting notes for that brew!
by Jim
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi Everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Re: Hi Everyone

Welcome to JBK. :)
by Jim
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie Alert
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Re: Newbie Alert

Welcome Kieren. :)
by Jim
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Good evening
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Good evening

Welcome! :)
by Jim
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Brewing Liquor
Topic: Graham's water treatment calculator
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Graham's water treatment calculator

Kev888 wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:00 pm
I'm embarrassed to say that many years ago I would rather blindly just add spoons of gypsum to both mash and boil........

Same here. That was the received wisdom until the internet came along.
by Jim
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Brewing Liquor
Topic: Graham's water treatment calculator
Replies: 9
Views: 632

Re: Graham's water treatment calculator

I don't know, but have you read the notes Graham wrote to go with the calculator? https://www.jimsbeerkit.co.uk/watertreatnotes.html#Note5 Extract: Beer Types. The drop-down list also gives a few typical water compositions for various types of beer, the parameters for which will be automatically loa...
by Jim
Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Brewing Liquor
Topic: Trying the English water treatment approach
Replies: 17
Views: 1005

Re: Trying the English water treatment approach

thepatchworkdoll wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:50 pm
Hi All
I can vouch for Eric's beers having sampled quite a few andd have to say Ive never had any chalky beers. In fact Eric brews exceptional beers in my opinion and has a wealth of knowledge covering every aspect of brewing.
Regards
Patch
Ditto. :)
by Jim
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Brewing Videos
Topic: Looking for some homebrew to taste
Replies: 3
Views: 1001

Re: Looking for some homebrew to taste

Hi Paul, good luck with getting everyone to send you free beer. I must try that sometime. ;)

I'm moving this to the videos forum as it doesn't really belong here though.
by Jim
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Cleaning, Sanitation and Sterilisation
Topic: Starsan Discontinued ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2287

Re: Starsan Discontinued ?

Kevwaller wrote:
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:19 am
Chemsan is the alternative half price at mm this weekend


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Looks OK. In stock at the MM as well - https://www.themaltmiller.co.uk/product ... ser-500ml/ . Panic over.
by Jim
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Cleaning, Sanitation and Sterilisation
Topic: Starsan Discontinued ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2287

Re: Starsan Discontinued ?

If true, that's a real shame. It's good stuff.

What's the alternative they're recommending?
by Jim
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: DIY boiler - safety?
Replies: 13
Views: 788

Re: DIY boiler - safety?

Thanks for the responses. Have decided to sack this idea off, bin all the stuff and look out for a cheap second hand boiler. I reckon that's probably the best idea. I used a Electrim plastic boiler for years, but I never felt as if it was really safe when it was boiling. Stainless steel is so much ...
by Jim
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: DIY boiler - safety?
Replies: 13
Views: 788

Re: DIY boiler - safety?

As said above, very important electrical connections are well protected in brewing gear - there tends to be a lot of liquid splashing about.
by Jim
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: Oddly smooth green hop brewday
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Re: Oddly smooth green hop brewday

Those hops look gorgeous. :)

Perfect brewdays are rare, but they do happen (I'm told).
by Jim
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: How to dry home grown hops?
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: How to dry home grown hops?

I seem to recall David Line described a method involving a hair dryer and a tea chest. Apparently it didn't work too well though.