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by wanus
Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: How low can you go challenge.
Replies: 24
Views: 3213

Re: How low can you go challenge.

I don`t wanna sound unfair but i now have to make up the rules as we go along.

Firstly photographic evidence is now required so once them kitchen units are put up find that camera.

Secondly some proof of purchase is required :whistle:
by wanus
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Equinox IPA
Replies: 8
Views: 874

Re: Equinox IPA

Early Riser ???
by wanus
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: belgian dubbel yeast recomendations
Replies: 11
Views: 1574

Re: belgian dubbel yeast recomendations

I recently bought an outta date belgian triple and replaced the kit yeast with an english gervin(oct 2016)

After 4 month bottle conditioning it had a clearer crisper colour and taste.
by wanus
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: How low can you go challenge.
Replies: 24
Views: 3213

Re: How low can you go challenge.

:beer: :beer: :beer: :beer:
by wanus
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: How low can you go challenge.
Replies: 24
Views: 3213

Re: How low can you go challenge.

Its been a little quiet on the kit brew section here since christmas.I suppose i posted this thread to get somthing going more than anything else. I only brew kits mainly as i have a lack of space,time and i admit knowledge.Cost is why i started home brewing as i like to drink at home as well as soc...
by wanus
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: How low can you go challenge.
Replies: 24
Views: 3213

Re: How low can you go challenge.

I can feel a bottle swap coming on.............. :twisted:
by wanus
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: How low can you go challenge.
Replies: 24
Views: 3213

How low can you go challenge.

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Whats the lowest anyone can spend on a 23 litre beerkit using at least 3 ingredients?

I spent a total of £14:95 on this lot here,can anyone do better than that?
by wanus
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Hop Growing 2017
Replies: 103
Views: 15470

Re: Hop Growing 2017

I do add xtra hop pellets to my kits but as i say i would like to grow my own.I have room to grow but none to do all grain :roll:
by wanus
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Christmas.
Replies: 20
Views: 4235

Re: Christmas.

I set it away this morning SG 1.065.Your right MB you prime at 1.020 but my instructions say to use sugar.This will be my xmas tipple 2017 all being well but am gonna do a batch of abbey for the new year :D
by wanus
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Hops
Topic: Hop Growing 2017
Replies: 103
Views: 15470

Re: Hop Growing 2017

Can any of you guys n galls tell me would beer kits benefit from home grown hops.I only do kits but have been thinking about growing my own hops but i`m not greenfingered and don`t know where n when to start........ :mrgreen:
by wanus
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Christmas.
Replies: 20
Views: 4235

Re: Christmas.

So howd yours ferment?OK i hope.I realy like these kits and am gonna do this one and double up on an abbey kit(s) for xmas 2017.
by wanus
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Christmas.
Replies: 20
Views: 4235

Christmas.

Having done numerous brewferm kits over the last so many year mainly Abbeys,Diabolos and triples i was in my local HBS today and thought i would try this for xmas.Has anyone done this christmas kit before and what help and pointers could you give me before i set it away.Thanx in advance.
by wanus
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Finings question
Replies: 14
Views: 2952

Re: Finings question

Hello Keith i use wilkos finings in all my brews which is a seafood derivitive (Chitosan).It works for me but maybe someone on here who has a more scientific outlook than myself could explain what if any affects potassium sorbate may have.
by wanus
Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Heat pad question
Replies: 2
Views: 892

Re: Heat pad question

Hello timtoos.Firstly iff your previous brew turned out to be beautiful using only a heatbelt i gotta ask myself why change somthing that works? Iff it was quicker fermentation that you wanted did you take an earlier reading before day twelve which was 0.007? Twelve days sounds about normal for gett...
by wanus
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Home Brew Reviews
Topic: WalesAles Earl Grey Stout
Replies: 1
Views: 1383

Re: WalesAles Earl Grey Stout

By comparison mine was less sweet and did not have a vanilla tasting finish as strong as yours WA.Mind you that did`nt stop me having 8 pints of it over the weekend :beer: