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    Today, 09:27
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    Not too shabby on clarity, being warmed up a bit. The pilsener was actually a lot clearer now even before warning up. The red IPA has a nice red glow...
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    Today, 09:20
    Langchop replied to a thread CO2 cylinders in For Sale
    That little goody is very versatile. Do you have a little tube and stone on the spigot or do you just turn upside down when carbing? I'm thinking...
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    Yesterday, 15:24
    Langchop replied to a thread CO2 cylinders in For Sale
    You just need an adaptor. Google Centa in dbn
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    Yesterday, 11:35
    Langchop replied to a thread CO2 cylinders in For Sale
    Jigsaw, its one of the toys I bought from Banggood. It wasnt exactly cheap but my wife was drinking copious amounts of soda water at the...
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    Yesterday, 11:07
    Langchop replied to a thread CO2 cylinders in For Sale
    I actually just use a Sodastream cylinder atm, which I just keep refilling from my 5kg fire extinguisher. I bought it from www.firstaider.co.za as...
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    Yesterday, 09:28
    Langchop replied to a thread CO2 cylinders in For Sale
    Hi Wayne. Now thats a raging debate! My understanding is that food grade CO2 and all other CO2 is made in exactly the same way. How clean the...
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    Yesterday, 08:46
    I think like most things, theres always something to it but overdramatised by the media. I just read an article saying "raw meat is bad for cats...
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    15th August 2019, 20:37
    Apologies if this has been tackled and solved before but I don't find what I am looking for here or on the interwebs. Carbing charts for volumes,...
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    15th August 2019, 12:13
    Langchop replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    I always thought preservatives were a no-no for 'must'. I actually thought you had sourced unpreserved juices? But like you say, there must be...
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    15th August 2019, 12:01
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    Thanks for that Harhm. Admittedly I did use my SCR to cut back the boil from its initial aggressive churning to a more gentle rolling boil. Maybe...
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    15th August 2019, 08:55
    Alrighhhhhhhhty, so the idea is not to just throw random things in a container with the most readily available life form, to have some concoction...
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    14th August 2019, 22:35
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    Ok so final kegging done tonight. Darker than expected but lighter than calculated. Some red glow, but only when held up close to a back...
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    14th August 2019, 20:00
    Some more prominent challenges:smash_puter:: Commercial yield for barley is about 5tons per hectare, which is about 500g per square metre. I would...
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    14th August 2019, 17:25
    I am just planting this little seed in the sand as its something I have often thought about and wanted to do down the line, purely for the challenge....
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    14th August 2019, 12:43
    Langchop replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Somehow I missed your feedback from 2 days ago. Thanks for that, very interesting. Just to be on the same page: The hot one was the darker one...
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    14th August 2019, 10:37
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    Sounds plausible. Lets see how both our brews go. If still low clarity after a long while there is probably something in that. :thumbsup:
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    14th August 2019, 08:58
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    No, I intentionally didnt fine this one because I want/ hoped the lagering would do what lagering does and take care of that (It is still early days...
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    14th August 2019, 08:51
    Its what the rest of us call a pond then! I have heard some people will just throw the garden hose into the pool to cool the chilling water. I am...
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    14th August 2019, 08:47
    The ramblings of a brewer... we dont want to interrupt! Looking good sir. Do you even need to gelatine fine this one? Excuse my ignorance with...
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    13th August 2019, 22:59
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    I think this clearout brew 1 pilsener is going to take a lot of lagering. Still quite murky after almost 1.5 months, and also still quite sweet....
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    12th August 2019, 11:06
    Langchop replied to a thread Kegger Tap Wanted in Wanted
    Speak to AtronSiege. He seems to be selling a lot of stuff lately, and might have all the fittings you need: I agree with Toxxyc in that it...
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    12th August 2019, 10:49
    Now I feel like a mother-nature exploiter. I measured my cooling water use for the first time this brew: 2.5sec to fill 1 litre.... so 360L in 15...
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    12th August 2019, 08:43
    Also consider a small industrial cooling tower if you can find some good prices. I know nothing about distilling, but how long does you need to be...
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    12th August 2019, 08:39
    Im not a huge cider fan so had them in long term storage for 12 months. They actually cleaned up well over time. I concur, Toxxyc's ciders were...
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    11th August 2019, 09:10
    Just a warning to anyone who tries this: I have had a lamp in a frame for years that has worked well for me, plus it has a venting fan. I decided to...
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    9th August 2019, 06:28
    :p The first batch of cider I made for my wife was to keep her tolerant of the homebrewing mess and let her have her own dedicated 'brew'. We got...
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    7th August 2019, 14:00
    Langchop replied to a thread SA Hops in Hops
    Ditto, also used those from when I first got into brewing. Also Southern Star but I cant remember what I thought about it. Recently used U1/108...
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    7th August 2019, 08:00
    Naa, honestly, I also like to alternate between hoppy and malty/ crisp styles (hence the recent pilsener/lager). But lets be honest, its hard to...
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    6th August 2019, 21:13
    Langchop replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    That's more or less what I had in mind, but probably just going to stick the gas line side directly to my SodaStream. I like your needle idea. I had...
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    6th August 2019, 21:03
    Sure. But you got to be contactable :p
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Mostly a brewhacker who isnt good at sticking to recipes and conventions.
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