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  1. Edd Mather 6

    Yeast starter from harvested yeast

    How Do Outback , I advocated that technique as a personal reccomendation ; but if you`ve got a yeast propigation / handling proceedure that`s working well for you , and more pertinently is producing the results you`re after , why change ? . Cheers , Edd
  2. Edd Mather 6

    Yeast starter from harvested yeast

    Hi All , I should have mentioned that the IBU rating of the starter should be somewhere around the 12 - 14 mark ,ie : low and unobtrusive ( with a low a/a hop variety ) As to the reasoning ; it`s a personal habit , not a shiboleth !! , Cheers , Edd
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    Yeast starter from harvested yeast

    How Do All , For what it`s worth ; I`d strongly advocate growing any Yeast Starter in A HOPPED WORT MEDIUM @ 1.028 - 1.035 , with a temperature range of 16 (start) , with a free rise to 28 - 30 C (Top Heat) . One of the best results i`ve ever had using the above method ; was when I had the...
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    HISTORIC `SESSION` BEERS !!

    Yep, that's right ; at the same time as the implementation of DORA, AKA: Defence of The Realm Act 1917 which introduced more restrictive licencing hours for pubs. I believe that Australia had something similar, with the Six o' Clock swill !!!, Cheers Edd
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    HISTORIC `SESSION` BEERS !!

    How Do Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Government Ale refers to the imposition by the UK Government of a restriction on the Ammount (by gravity and %of production ) of the beers a brewery could produce (from 1917), Cheers Edd
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    Same Malt Different Hops

    How Do Brewermp, There`s a whole world of fun to be had with just one base malt (Leaving the Adjuncts question aside for now) , but for what I`ts worth ; I`d suggest finding a Hop variety that you like , which provides a NEUTRAL bitterness , and using the later copper hop charges (Varieties of...
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    HISTORIC `SESSION` BEERS !!

    How Do All , I`ve recently corresponded with Keith Thomas at Brewlab ; Sunderland over here in the UK , and as a result they`ve had a brew of the Magee Marshall Government Ale from 1917 (P.A Version) on their small test plant, from a recipie I sent . Last week the postie brought me the result...
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    Another Newbie...

    How Do Pete , Welcome to the forum mate , Cheers :cheers:, Edd
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    HISTORIC `SESSION` BEERS !!

    How Do Wide Eyed, Or a 'Brewer's Breakfast' for the tender of head (A big mug of hot wort with an egg cracked in)!!, Cheers Edd
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    HISTORIC `SESSION` BEERS !!

    How Altone , Thanks for the comments , oh aye ; I`ve got a few spare for the book : over 100 of the little buggers !! . I`m just waiting for a well respected UK family brewery to look through their photos etc , and then it`s down to the typing and layout !! , Cheers Edd
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    HISTORIC `SESSION` BEERS !!

    How Do All , here`s a couple of cracking Tetley Bitter recipies for you to have a go at , Hope you all enjoy brewing them ; and the quality control afterwards :overhead:, Cheers :bigcheers:, Edd
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    Mash time length

    How Do All, For what it's worth, i'd be happy with a Mashing time of around two hours!! Cheers Edd
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    Time to stop lurking

    How Do Dan, Welcome to the forum mate Cheers Edd
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    G'day from sunny Melbourne

    How Do Anthony , Welcome to the forum mate, Cheers Edd
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    Time to say hello and get more involved

    How Do Ferretlegs , Welcome to the forum mate, not sure if I've posted it on here , but I've got a few beauts of old beer recipies , ATM , my favourites are Boddingtons Bitter , 1955 and Dutton's (Blackburn, Lancashire) Bitter from 1967 , I'll pop em up if you'd like? Cheers Edd
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