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by soupdragon
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Yeast
Topic: Anyone know origin of Nottingham yeast?
Replies: 11
Views: 2892

Re: Anyone know origin of Nottingham yeast?

I'm sure I read somewhere that whitbread was linked to it

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: New kid on the bloxk
Replies: 7
Views: 1402

Re: New kid on the bloxk

I stand mine on an old chair. It's solid as a rock so no danger of falling over. Fill by gravity into fermenter and access to control panel is easy :D
Cracking piece of kit

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Grapefruit extract
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Grapefruit extract

Finally had a reply.
As suspected it's not fit for human consumption. I'll have to add some to my next order from Rob

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Grapefruit extract
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Grapefruit extract

I did ask him about it but am still waiting for a reply. Doesn't bode well :roll:

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Grapefruit extract
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Grapefruit extract

That kind of description is always taken with a pinch of salt :lol:
If it's cold pressed peel then it should be ok to use. It's listed as 100% grapefruit oil so no iffy additives. I've contacted the seller for more info but am still awaiting a reply.

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Grapefruit extract
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Grapefruit extract

Hi all Has anybody used http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/400984157414 this type of stuff in their beers? I know Rob sells cold pressed extract but I'm wondering what's the difference between it and this as it's also cold pressed. It's listed as being good for digestion and the immune system which would imp...
by soupdragon
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Dry hopping in the keg after force carbing?
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Dry hopping in the keg after force carbing?

Is that one of the ones with the mesh in the lid too?

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Hops! Brewing an American hop bomb for competition
Replies: 6
Views: 494

Re: Hops! Brewing an American hop bomb for competition

Have a good read of this. It has a lot of good information on how to apply a hopping regime. http://scottjanish.com/examination-of-studies-hopping-methods-and-concepts-for-achieving-maximum-hop-aroma-and-flavor/ Very interesting...... Will need to give it another couple of readings before it all si...
by soupdragon
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Thinking about a Grainfather or similar
Replies: 8
Views: 1449

Re: Thinking about a Grainfather or similar

Would be interesting to know for sure what pump is used on the ace 30l, The one with it in the base. I thought I had read somewhere that the grainfather and Ace used the same pump not 100% sure. Is there any ace owners who could pop the bottom off there system and see what it says on the pump data ...
by soupdragon
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: ACE one-pot brewing system
Replies: 87
Views: 22453

Re: ACE one-pot brewing system

Someone did say that it's the same pump

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Dry hopping
Replies: 15
Views: 765

Re: Dry hopping

Maybe Lefkas, Greece?
Lucky chap

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: ACE one-pot brewing system
Replies: 87
Views: 22453

Re: ACE one-pot brewing system

Someone else said it's 6.5 litres till you get to the bottom of the grain basket if that's any good but as regards what's left under the tap/filter I can't help

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: what do you all think
Replies: 3
Views: 441

Re: what do you all think

Identical machine but the one in the opening post includes a cooling coil. The Ace Brewer doesn't

Cheers. Tom
by soupdragon
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: ACE one-pot brewing system
Replies: 87
Views: 22453

Re: ACE one-pot brewing system

Been thinking and those 24 hour timer things wouldn't be any use. You'd still need to set the machine in manual or programmed mode once the timer thing switched the machine on

Cheers. Tom