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by Dennis King
Sun Aug 29, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Yeast
Topic: Two Yeasts For Old Perculier?
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: Two Yeasts For Old Perculier?

Brewed this several times but I used liquid yeast's
by Dennis King
Wed Jul 07, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Yeast
Topic: Wyeast 1469 Yorkshire - starter for 65L
Replies: 6
Views: 506

Re: Wyeast 1469 Yorkshire - starter for 65L

Warning this yeast is a bit of a beast and will try to escape from your FV.
by Dennis King
Sat May 22, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Home Brew Reviews
Topic: Dennis King’s Galaxy Delight
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: Dennis King’s Galaxy Delight

Never tried WLP001 but would probably suit this beer.
by Dennis King
Sat May 22, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Home Brew Reviews
Topic: Dennis King’s Galaxy Delight
Replies: 4
Views: 690

Re: Dennis King’s Galaxy Delight

Glad you enjoyed it I have tweaked the recipe in various ways over the years and found keeping the alkalinity around 20 or below suits the beer. With the yeast I find Whitelabs 002 or Wyeast 1469 to be my favorites. I brewed it again this morning, first time in a while, and going for a more chloride...
by Dennis King
Mon Mar 15, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Crown capper?
Replies: 14
Views: 1104

Re: Crown capper?

by Dennis King
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Grainfather pump issues
Replies: 12
Views: 925

Re: Grainfather pump issues

I have had my GF for a year+ doing around 30+ brews so missed that thread about Oxi. I have found that Oxi, Tescos own brand added to the wifes weekly shopping, to be a better cleaner than the GF one. I still have some GF cleaner and have been using it occasionally to use it up. Never had any proble...
by Dennis King
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Home Brew Reviews
Topic: Stella Artois V1 - Dave Line - Brewing Beers like those you buy - Video review
Replies: 8
Views: 828

Re: Stella Artois V1 - Dave Line - Brewing Beers like those you buy - Video review

Cut my teeth with that book in the late 70s and 80s. May seem dated now but back in the day it was as good as it gets and made good beers.
by Dennis King
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: GF G30 bottom perf plate seal
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Re: GF G30 bottom perf plate seal

It is a pain in the arse but it does go. I was told to use star san in a spray bottle and that helps
by Dennis King
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Supplies?
Replies: 15
Views: 1693

Re: Supplies?

+1 for the maltmiller
by Dennis King
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Was my yeast bad, should I complain?
Replies: 25
Views: 1911

Re: Was my yeast bad, should I complain?

I see no mention of a making a starter? Even when in date a starter is still recommended,
by Dennis King
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Brewing Liquor
Topic: How accurate are ph indicator strips?
Replies: 18
Views: 1855

Re: How accurate are ph indicator strips?

A very good step. Please post the findings of the analysis to open this discusion further. Will do, as I’ll need help to use the results!!! Hi guys. Please find results of water analysis below Sodium as Na, mg/L 32.0 Potassium as K, mg/L 4.0 Magnesium as Mg, mg/L 7.8 Calcium as Ca, mg/L 51.8 Chlori...
by Dennis King
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Conditioning in a Polypin / mini cask
Replies: 6
Views: 734

Re: Conditioning in a Polypin / mini cask

I tend to ferment for around 10 days and always check the gravity before transfering. Most seem to finish around 1.012 give or take the odd point.
by Dennis King
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: Conditioning in a Polypin / mini cask
Replies: 6
Views: 734

Re: Conditioning in a Polypin / mini cask

I use 20lt polypins. Most beers will I just leave for around 3 weeks and they beer will prime naturally as they condition. If the pin was not started to expand after 2 weeks I will add about 70gms of priming sugar.
by Dennis King
Wed Aug 26, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Yeast
Topic: White shield
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: White shield

I used this beer as my main yeast source for years. Unfortunately they changed it to a priming yeast quite a few years back but must admit not tried it for at least 10 years.