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by nickjdavis
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Calculating abv
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: Calculating abv

OG minus SG times 131 will get you pretty much as close as you need to be.

e.g.

1.050 - 1.010 = 0.040

0.040 * 131 = 5.24 (%)
by nickjdavis
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: HELP---Wort daker than I thought
Replies: 19
Views: 1080

Re: HELP---Wort daker than I thought

The colour you need to be concerned about is the colour when the beer is in the glass. Wort will always look darker because there is less light passing through it....either because of the volume of wort (makes it harder for light to pass through) or because of the walls of the fermentor (steel or pl...
by nickjdavis
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: lager
Replies: 19
Views: 1248

Re: lager

[quote=rpruen post_id=848052 time=1580749258 user_id=25127] I'm not dismissing it at all. I'm thinking of incorporating it into my normal brewing, maybe a pale larger malt based beer, dry hopped with cascade. I can see the possibility for something crisp and clean but with a hop forward character. A...
by nickjdavis
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: lager
Replies: 19
Views: 1248

Re: lager

[quote=IPA post_id=847955 time=1580456084 user_id=9129] Going wrong ? Sounds to me like you have cracked it. The reason that lager is so widely drunk is on the whole it lacks taste. So nobody can dislike it. It is served cold to reduce the flavour even more. Try drinking lager at room temperature an...
by nickjdavis
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Oak aging?
Replies: 22
Views: 3197

Re: Oak aging?

[quote=chris2012 post_id=846100 time=1570709488 user_id=10591] I ended up getting some oak cubes from - https://www.themaltmiller.co.uk/product/oak-whiskey-barrel-chunks-500g Just wondering if anyone has used those particular ones, and has advice re. how much to use and for roughly how long? I have ...
by nickjdavis
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Anglian Craft Brewers Homebrew Competition
Replies: 0
Views: 1384

Anglian Craft Brewers Homebrew Competition

For those of you who are interested in comps... The Anglian Craft Brewers are holding a homebrew comp run on BJCP guidelines on Saturday 15th June at the Royal British Legion in Wivenhoe, Essex. There is plenty of space/time still to get your entries in and you can register/enter here at... https://...