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    Yesterday, 12:19
    http://brewmart.co.za/shop/index.php?route=product/search&search=stopper Give them a mail if you want full sizes, and shout if you want me to pick...
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    Yesterday, 06:41
    Fined the batch last night. Mead was at 6C, made the gelatin as per instructions (just used a bit more than the Brulosophy thing recommends, half a...
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    Yesterday, 06:37
    I really need to get my hands on some Kveik strains. Would love to brew a something with it.
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    19th August 2019, 15:21
    Yeah I would love to find a cheap/easy to find something that removes label glue. I've found water over time works, but it's a smelly alternative...
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    19th August 2019, 15:07
    Hi Wayne, it's called "dry hopping". It increases the hop flavour and aroma without increasing the bitterness. How much you should add depends on...
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    19th August 2019, 06:44
    Alright, I added the sorbates and backsweetened the mead over the weekend. I haven't done the SG measurement yet after the addition, but a quick...
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    19th August 2019, 06:42
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    I had one of my lagers again over the weekend. Well, two. No, three. They're just getting too good to leave alone. And my brother in law wanted...
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    16th August 2019, 10:47
    Toxxyc replied to a thread CO2 cylinders in For Sale
    Someone should build a system that harvests the CO2 from your fermentation process and sticks it into a bottle for use on the kegs.
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    16th August 2019, 09:32
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Brew From Scratch in All Grain Brewing
    I see an exBeeriment coming up. "How much hops can my dog chow before going to doggy heaven?"
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    16th August 2019, 07:05
    That's almost free, wow!
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    16th August 2019, 07:00
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Yeah I've seen benzene as a byproduct as well, yeah, but I'm not 100% sure how accurate it is. It also seems like people mistake Benzene and...
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    16th August 2019, 06:46
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Brew From Scratch in All Grain Brewing
    https://beerandbrewing.com/ask-the-experts-are-hops-harmful-to-dogs/ I've done some research on it before, actually, since someone a while ago...
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    15th August 2019, 15:34
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Ey, the product tech guys got back to me with actual numbers: Apple juice, ready to drink preservative levels: Sodium Benzoate (ppm): 133 – 167...
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    15th August 2019, 15:11
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Yeah I think I might even have a packet of cider yeast in the fridge somewhere. Will see if I can build a nice big starter with it.
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    15th August 2019, 12:35
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Yeah I knew they had some preservatives in them, which I was OK with, but I checked the Apple concentrate. The preservatives in there are k-meta...
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    15th August 2019, 10:59
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    And juices arrived. Got 1l Apple Concentrate and 5l Cranberry Concentrate. Getting a bit excited about this now. Just one question - how does...
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    15th August 2019, 06:35
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    Hey that makes sense, thanks Harhm! I actually could not get the large pot to a good, rolling boil on the gas stove I have, so that might explain...
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    15th August 2019, 06:33
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Brew From Scratch in All Grain Brewing
    You can use rain water, and yeast can be literally any yeast. Hell, there's a brew I read about not too long ago said to hit the market soon that's...
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    15th August 2019, 06:27
    That's some big-ass guppies.
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    14th August 2019, 15:28
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Already shipped. Wow.
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    14th August 2019, 13:29
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    The darker one is the hot brew, yes. What struck me with the hot brew vs the cold brew was that I never really took a look at Rooibos' colour. You...
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    14th August 2019, 11:06
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Rooibos Cider in Cider
    Alright, I needed juices anyway for an upcoming event, so I ordered some concentrates. Going to kick this off after a while. Let's see how it plays...
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    14th August 2019, 09:45
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    My theory is totally unfounded, but I think a lower temperature (too low temperature, or too high, for that matter) results in more proteins in the...
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    14th August 2019, 09:22
    I'll give the video a look, thanks man! I see the hose is advertised as "silicone hose" but it's really made of PVC. Eh. Doesn't bother me much,...
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    14th August 2019, 09:16
    LOL, these will be ramblings of a mead maker, there's no brewing here... :P On the questions... I don't NEED to fine, no. Mead can clarify to...
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    14th August 2019, 08:25
    Now you need to post a picture, because we're curious!
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    14th August 2019, 07:45
    Alright since I'm talking to myself here (LOL), I went with it. Last night I sanitized my secondary container (an HDPE container I bought just for...
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    14th August 2019, 06:38
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Clearout Brews in All Grain Brewing
    Did you fine this brew? If not, I expect you might have some chill haze. You also got terrible efficiency IIRC and that's what I had as well. I...
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    12th August 2019, 11:07
    Toxxyc replied to a thread Kegger Tap Wanted in Wanted
    Ah, I see what you mean. He loaned you the whole entire setup. Makes it a bit harder. I can't help with that then, sorry mate. Hope you come...
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New to brewing - but I'm loving it!
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