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by mrlard
Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:52 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Carbonation (for bottling)
Replies: 9
Views: 12492

Re: Carbonation (for bottling)

i Haven't done it for a while but i always used to freeze a litre of unfermented wort per 20 litre batch assuming under 5% i then used to boil this up and throw it into the feremented 20 litres. works out enought for 2vols of CO2 per bottle.. however it might be an idea to check my math its been a w...
by mrlard
Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Harvesting and storing yeast
Replies: 2
Views: 6067

Re: Harvesting and storing yeast

1.collect what you need in a sterile pot with a drop of beer on top
2.chuck it in the fridge
3. throw it in the next beer
by mrlard
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Spinny spargey arm thingy
Replies: 15
Views: 23020

Re: Spinny spargey arm thingy

spinning sparge arms aren't needed in small set ups... I understand their need in big rigs but not for what homebrews do. Give me 2 meters of hose and i will show you how to hit 85% everytime. your money is better spent elsewhere - flow rate out of the tun is far more important than how you add liqu...
by mrlard
Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: fuggles wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 4730

fuggles wanted

Anyone got a spare 300g of fuggles?
by mrlard
Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: washed yeast
Replies: 2
Views: 6147

Re: washed yeast

I am happy to keep yeast dropped off beer for upto 4 weeks.

When you say washed what exactly have you done?

Washed with setrile water or a proper phosphoric wash
by mrlard
Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: mash problems
Replies: 12
Views: 16960

Re: mash problems

RogerP wrote:
vacant wrote: <snip>

BIAB is easy, everyone who knows how to make tea from a tea bag could do it.

I learnt from this thread
I think Mr Lard is working on a shiny version of BIAB from the pictures he's leaked on twitter.

Sssssshhhhhhhhhhh!
by mrlard
Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Re-usign yeast and cold break
Replies: 6
Views: 10544

Re: Re-usign yeast and cold break

if it was me i would collect half a pot of yeast top up with the same beer. Give it a dam good shake half an hour before use and let it settle for 30 mins by which time all the dead sh**y bits (trub etc) would of fallen out. then chuck that on the next beer being careful to leave most of the trub be...
by mrlard
Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: General Events
Topic: Bristol Beer Week - when is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 12357

Re: Bristol Beer Week - when is it?

interested in this shame i couldn't make the meeting last night
by mrlard
Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: munich malt
Replies: 3
Views: 7525

Re: munich malt

no problem always a pleasure to be of service
by mrlard
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: munich malt
Replies: 3
Views: 7525

Re: munich malt

Yeap drop me a pm to arrange