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by McMullan
Sun Aug 22, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: A better spunding valve?
Replies: 43
Views: 1246

Re: A better spunding valve?

PeePee, the acronym 'KISS' wasn't used an abbreviation of 'keep it stupid simple'. I should have mentioned that, thinking about it now :lol:
by McMullan
Sun Aug 22, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: A better spunding valve?
Replies: 43
Views: 1246

Re: A better spunding valve?

Here, PeePee, I thought this possibly right up your street:
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It might even have an inbuilt spunding valve. But it might cause some conflict, when you need the kitchen sink :lol:

KISS!
by McMullan
Sun Aug 22, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: A better spunding valve?
Replies: 43
Views: 1246

Re: A better spunding valve?

That OTT contraption is conclusive evidence suggesting something about your personality, PeePee. I don’t mean to mock your issues, but I do find it a little bit funny sometimes. 516B0481-F5CD-454C-A68F-CEC4C6977BFA.jpeg When I think there might be a chance of fermenting beer foaming out through the ...
by McMullan
Sat Aug 21, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Italian Job?
Replies: 11
Views: 326

Re: Italian Job?

Cheers, I'll have a look at those links. I decided to move on to a German lager using WWLP833, so I'll revisit the idea of brewing an Italian Pils when the yeast need repitching.
by McMullan
Sat Aug 21, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Grainfather grain mill
Replies: 42
Views: 1410

Re: Grainfather grain mill

It's super easy to change the gap. Just use one of these . I decided to go for a 2-roller mill, to keep things simple. At our level a 2-roller mill is fine. A 3-roller is just as easy to set, there's still only one gap to set. The 3rd roller is more to do with controlling the 'feed', which is import...
by McMullan
Sat Aug 21, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Pressure fermenting lager experiment
Replies: 24
Views: 950

Re: Pressure fermenting lager experiment

I am enjoying the challenge of brewing lagers. A cask lager sounds great for a day event. I had some very nice German lagers that weren't served ice cold or overly carbonated. Aiming for something close to that in a cask sounds like a fun project for next summer. The Hana malt sounds interesting too...
by McMullan
Fri Aug 20, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Grainfather grain mill
Replies: 42
Views: 1410

Re: Grainfather grain mill

Another thing you might want to consider, Guy, is how a mill - milling uncrushed grain yourself - helps better standardise recipes. For example, is 100g uncrushed black malt really equivalent to 100g pre-crushed black malt that's been settling in a bag for several months? I suspect mixing it up suff...
by McMullan
Fri Aug 20, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Best way to crash after diacetyl rest??
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: Best way to crash after diacetyl rest??

The slower the better generally. You don't want to create a negative pressure inside the FV by reducing the temperature too quickly. That's going to risk damaging the FV, if it's not up to it, and sucking in air, if it's not completely sealed. A couple days at least, in my opinion. Drop the temperat...
by McMullan
Fri Aug 20, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Pressure fermenting lager experiment
Replies: 24
Views: 950

Re: Pressure fermenting lager experiment

Just sampled after 1 week lagering. IMG_0494.JPG I think it’s actually ready, to be honest. A nice, refreshing Pilsner. Nice balance of subtle hop aroma with ‘bready’ malt on the nose. Much of the same in the mouth, complimented with a nice bitterness and ‘noble’ hop flavour. Pretty dry (attenuation...
by McMullan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: A better spunding valve?
Replies: 43
Views: 1246

Re: A better spunding valve?

Back on the day they institutionalised these people. Now they group online 😱
by McMullan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi all from sunny Bedfordshire
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: Hi all from sunny Bedfordshire

There’s no such thing as a dumb question :wink:
by McMullan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Cleaning, Sanitation and Sterilisation
Topic: PH Level of Star San
Replies: 74
Views: 2224

Re: PH Level of Star San

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by McMullan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Italian Job?
Replies: 11
Views: 326

Re: Italian Job?

#-o I’ll pass it to admin to resolve.
by McMullan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: A better spunding valve?
Replies: 43
Views: 1246

Re: A better spunding valve?

Now, now, PeePee! Calm down, boy! It’s home brew. Don’t ruin it! Please retire back to your plagiarised historical ‘treatise’. Seems to keep you from bothering folk with your normally obsessively compulsive daily routine of typing utter shite about pressure, cheap regulators and your fittings. We al...
by McMullan
Thu Aug 19, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Italian Job?
Replies: 11
Views: 326

Re: Italian Job?

That should work now. Settings look they reverted to default? I'll log in and out.