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by f00b4r
Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Bargains Online and In Store
Topic: Grade A corni kegs, 45 each.
Replies: 18
Views: 2031

Re: Grade A corni kegs, 45 each.

Those look very decent for the price. I got 6 from here that were not refurbished so did require quite a lot of cleaning and some TLC but they do work fine. These were the taller ones as just measured one there. I am in the process of slowly phasing them out of the new AEB ones as I found with my 9...
by f00b4r
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Force Carbination
Replies: 25
Views: 1868

Re: Force Carbination

If you use high pressure for a number of hours to speed things up the temperature will make a big difference to how fast it gets to the volumes of CO2 that you require, I don't think those advocating this method have mentioned what temperature they use, although Ashley has said to check it through t...
by f00b4r
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Recreating Boddingtons
Replies: 150
Views: 22661

Re: Recreating Boddingtons

I only started drinking in the mid 90s so my recollection of good boddingtons was never of the actual drink, as that was rubbish, only of Melanie Sykes :) But the history of it when it was supposedly good and fairly unique is very interesting imo. My favourite cask beers now tend to be pale, with a...
by f00b4r
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Recreating Boddingtons
Replies: 150
Views: 22661

Re: Recreating Boddingtons

If that's an ex pat with a penchant for historical beers and mild, would you have access to other brewing records of the beer or any of the original brewers themselves? Yes and yes, I do have access to more records. In 1939 the hops were Oregon, Styrian and English. In 1970, all English. Any chance...
by f00b4r
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Beer engine vs Valterra RP800 Chrome Rocket Hand Pump
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Re: Beer engine vs Valterra RP800 Chrome Rocket Hand Pump

Pretty sure this is what a bunch of Aussies have used to make their own beer engines adding a silicon tube for a "spout" and various things to emulate a sparkler too.
by f00b4r
Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Bargains Online and In Store
Topic: Grade A corni kegs, 45 each.
Replies: 18
Views: 2031

Re: Grade A corni kegs, 45 each.

There was a discussion on a NE Facebook group about the Homebrew Company kegs, the refurbished ones are the stumpy ones but the non-refurbished are the taller and thinner type, it can make a lot of difference to how many kegs a fridge will fit without hacking away the insides but you are probably lo...
by f00b4r
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Any good low ABV recipes out there?
Replies: 28
Views: 2210

Re: Any good low ABV recipes out there?

Hi Kingfisher/Dave There's a bunch of low-er ABV recipes available there (link) ... only a couple are down around the 3-ish% ABV, but there are some ideas you can work with there ... and I have brewed the Rye Wit one from there and would recommend it :wink: Cheers, PhilB Thanks Phil :) The rye whea...
by f00b4r
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Beer engines; keeping it fresh
Replies: 54
Views: 4886

Re: Beer engines; keeping it fresh

Short lines and leaving the pump in the fully pulled position after dispensing is the least faff and saves the most beer. I always pull through a little next time so am usually drinking beer only from the cask. I thought there was always beer in the cylinder of an Angram, no matter where the handle...
by f00b4r
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Beer engines; keeping it fresh
Replies: 54
Views: 4886

Re: Beer engines; keeping it fresh

I have a half pint angram and I've been playing with this and have found that on my pump I can disconnect from the corny take the disconnect off and the hand pump will actually get almost all the beer out the engine, I then put it in starsan and run through until clear. Or just use a carbonation ca...
by f00b4r
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Big keg little keg.
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Big keg little keg.

They come in 11L versions too, although they seem to be a pain to get in the UK.
by f00b4r
Sun Sep 02, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: BIAB uk spredsheet
Replies: 6
Views: 1221

BIAB uk spredsheet

https://brewfather.app is really good too, it isn't BIAB specific but can be used for it. It's the new kid on the block but is very slick and being developed really fast. No association with it but i have subscribed to the premium version in preference to Beersmith 3. Edit: previously used Biabbrewe...
by f00b4r
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: serving bright beer from a cornie
Replies: 30
Views: 3450

Re: serving bright beer from a cornie

Are the kegs "untouched" once put in the kegerator? The design of cornies with the concave bit at the bottom (although I have seen some Chinese ones with much more sensible convex bits) makes it very easy to disturb the sediment if they get knocked e.g. putting another keg in.
by f00b4r
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Brewing Software
Topic: Brewfather brewing app
Replies: 5
Views: 1125

Re: Brewfather brewing app

Cheers for the heads up. How does this differ from the grainfather recipe builder and connect app? It's not related at all to them. It's basically the equivalent of Beersmith or similar software and can be used on any brew setup (it has a bunch of profiles already, including the Grainfather and Bra...
by f00b4r
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Brewing Software
Topic: Brewfather brewing app
Replies: 5
Views: 1125

Re: Brewfather brewing app

I've been playing around with this for the last week or so and will be brewing with it on Monday, so far i've been really impressed and the pace of development and responsiveness of the developer is really high. I am 99% sure that I will be buying the subscription to it, I just want to see it used o...