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by steve crawshaw
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: Water Treatment - Severn Trent
Replies: 2
Views: 2052

Re: Water Treatment - Severn Trent

Hi The water data is a snapshot in time so the concentrations and parameters will vary depending on the changing characteristics of the source water. I think the key things to focus on are: 1.Filter your water using an activated charcoal (carbon) filter. I use a 2 stage filter from osmotics 2. remov...
by steve crawshaw
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Homebrew kit clearout - part 2
Replies: 0
Views: 4044

Homebrew kit clearout - part 2

Part 2

6. grain mill - the mr. lard version - £40
7. Beer engines x 2 - Needs full refurb, clean and reassemble, nice project? £20
8. Oxygen cylinder, with O2 regulator - oxygenate your wort like a pro. - £50

let me know soonest if you want any of this - buyer collects.

cheers
steve
by steve crawshaw
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Homebrew kit clearout
Replies: 0
Views: 3804

Homebrew kit clearout

Hi All I'm getting rid of some kit I'm not using anymore. Let me know if you are interested before it goes on the 'Bay. 1. Dip cooler - Old but powerful laboratory dip cooler - £100 2. Large Immersion chiller £15 3. Small immersion chiller - £10 4. Blichmann Hop Rocket - unused - ideal for use as a ...
by steve crawshaw
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: smack packs
Replies: 2
Views: 3470

Re: smack packs

The wyeast packs have a small sealed plastic sachet in them that contains nutrient. The idea is that you locate the sachet (without opening the packet) and burst it by smacking the packet. Then leave the sealed pack at room temp for a few hours until it swells up - then you know its ready to pitch. ...
by steve crawshaw
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: stc 1000 problems
Replies: 4
Views: 4485

Re: stc 1000 problems

Hi Rodney I would recommend the inkbird 310 It is £10 more expensive than the 308, but has the advantage of being programmable in steps. This means you could ferment at say 20C during primary and automatically set the temperature to rise to 22 for a diacetyl rest after 2 days. It has heating and coo...
by steve crawshaw
Thu May 10, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: General Brewing and Beer Discussions
Topic: lager yeast
Replies: 2
Views: 4645

Re: lager yeast

Hi Rodney I wouldn't use it as it will not be very viable. It is old, not particularly flocculent (as the flocculent cells would have dropped straight after primary fermentation) and also has been exposed to alcohol and pressure for some time. I think you will get better results from using fresh yea...
by steve crawshaw
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Bristol Brewing Circle
Topic: Febuary meeting
Replies: 1
Views: 4747

Re: Febuary meeting

have to give my apologies for this as I have to go up to that London the next day.
by steve crawshaw
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Bristol Brewing Circle
Topic: December meeting
Replies: 4
Views: 6791

Re: December meeting

I'll be there. probably bring a beer. Might wear a christmas jumper.
by steve crawshaw
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Buffalo boilers half price
Replies: 0
Views: 6746

Buffalo boilers half price

For those who might need an HLT or electric boiler, these are a good price at £79..
by steve crawshaw
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Pegas counter pressure bottle filler for PET bottles
Replies: 41
Views: 56792

Re: Pegas counter pressure bottle filler for PET bottles

I have heard of some failures of the chinese rip off on the hoporific forum too.
There is a new product called evolution which is stainless which i would buy if i was in the market, however, my eco tap is going strong..
steve