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by wanus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Snapped Hydrometer
Replies: 8
Views: 460

Snapped Hydrometer

Hello all.I`ve just set a wilkos stout kit away and when I went for my hydrometer to take a SG reading it was snapped in half.(Ditch if your readin this I know this will please you).Anyway what I want to know is,will the brew in my trial jar be ok for several hours until I can get into town for a ne...
by wanus
Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Brewferm Kits - Which one?
Replies: 33
Views: 2630

Re: Brewferm Kits - Which one?

Hello MB.Back on the subject of Brewferm kits I gotta tell yer that I tried a bottle of my xmas abbey mentioned in whose brewin wot for xmas 2014.You told me it was one of those kits that get better with time.Well after doin wot it sed on the tin I couldn't resist so necked one after 6 weeks.It was ...
by wanus
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Carbonation question
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: Carbonation question

Hello I use these drops also and I always put them in b4 the brew so I would say that would not cause a problem.
by wanus
Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: £10 Xmas Stout!
Replies: 41
Views: 5521

Re: £10 Xmas Stout!

I also have just come across this thread and am gonna try it as i like the look of it(Should suit me as i`m still just messin with kits)I have a burton xmas stout maturing which i tweaked by adding fuggles hops and am gonna sample this weekend at 4 weeks old. =D>
by wanus
Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:04 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Crown Capping
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: Crown Capping

I also use a two handle capper and have no bother with any bottles even wychwoods :beer: :beer: :beer:
by wanus
Thu Sep 25, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: FV taps.
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: FV taps.

I bored a 24mm hole in one of my 25l FVs.I fitted a plastic keg tap with a back nut.Its better than syphonin in my opinion.
by wanus
Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Other Alcoholic Brews
Topic: Cock Ale
Replies: 18
Views: 4124

Re: Cock Ale

Am certain this recipe is on wikepedia.
by wanus
Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Who's planning / brewing what for Xmas 2014??
Replies: 38
Views: 3511

Re: Who's planning / brewing what for Xmas 2014??

I thought I`d better do a winter stout as well as the brewferm abbey I bottled a few week ago for xmas.I bottled 16 abbey and thought theres xmas day n boxing day gone.Went to me local brew shop last week gotta a 23l stout kit tweaked by adding fuggles hops n brewed it under 2day at 20l.(expectin it...
by wanus
Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: First Brew Problem?
Replies: 24
Views: 1233

Re: First Brew Problem?

It sounds ok to me after the time that's passed.
by wanus
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: First Brew Problem?
Replies: 24
Views: 1233

Re: First Brew Problem?

Keep me upto date
by wanus
Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: first time bottling
Replies: 5
Views: 425

Re: first time bottling

Coopers carbon drops shud be ok with a wilkos golden ale.When I bottle I put a drop in each bottle then add 2 drops outta wilkos finings sachet.Leave at least 4 week then enjoy.
by wanus
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: First Brew Problem?
Replies: 24
Views: 1233

Re: First Brew Problem?

I would clean it in case of drawback into the brew
by wanus
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: First Brew Problem?
Replies: 24
Views: 1233

Re: First Brew Problem?

It sounds ok to me,i gave my advice due to the experience I had.Hoppingmad knows wot he`s talkin about.Iff Ditch joins this topic don`t mention f**ck** airlocks!!!!You av been warned.
by wanus
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: First Brew Problem?
Replies: 24
Views: 1233

Re: First Brew Problem?

Its ok then.I think 25c is a little high I had a similar experience durin this summers heatwave.Iff it stops after 4 or 5 days take a readin its probably fermented out.Stir the beer but don`t stir the sediment up.Let it ferment out for another 5 days then bottle it m8.My bottles matured gr8 but wot ...
by wanus
Mon Sep 08, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: First Brew Problem?
Replies: 24
Views: 1233

Re: First Brew Problem?

Is the airlock still bubbling?