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    Keg Out Of Fridge

    Hey guys, I have had a keg in the fridge now for about 4 weeks and it is around half full..problem is that i need to move soon so i'll be taking the fridge question is would taking the keg out and leaving it at room temp for a few weeks do any harm...or may it do it some good ?? I...
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    How Much Is Enough

    Hi I would not worry about the airlock..mine has not bubbled for over 6 mths !! Im told that the fermenter has a airleak somewhere but this will not harm the beer. Sometimes if u overtighten the lid this will occur. I would not use the bubbling as an indication of when the fermentation...
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    Amber Ale

    Just tried my first glass of my morgans amber ale today... This would have to be the best brew i have ever made... I cannot recomend enough. simple but beaut Kit + 1.5 kg LME 12g fuggles aged outside fridge 6 weeks...CC in keg 4 weeks and saving the rest for christmas...I didn't really...
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    Wheat Beer

    Hi Guys, I take it your not a big fan of this beer ?? I was going to make it for a mate who is interested in getting into h/brew. I talked to the guy at the h/brew shop also today and he reflected your i decided to make him a beermakers xxx instead.. this should be okay ??
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    Wheat Beer

    guys, Can any one tell me if Calton cold or hahn ice are wheat beers ?? Im looking at making one or the other soon and was trying to work out where to start.
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    Am I On Track?

    Hi Big d Given the caculations on alcohol % what would be the alcohol % of my beer...Ps I did not have a hydrometer at the time.. 19 lts batch 1.7 kg morgans amber ale 1.5 kg liquid malt Interested to know if there is an alcohol % difference with using liquid malt to say dextrose or some...
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    2 Can El Cheapo Brew

    Hi Guys, I have tried the two can method and don't think much of it..I would rather make two batches than one for the price of two. I really think that the el cheapo brands are proberly made by coopers or morgans anyway...
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    Morgans Amber Ale

    Hi guys, Has any one tried a Morgans Continental amber ale before? And if so any comments. I have recently brewed a kit with 1.5 kgs of liquid malt and some fuggles as hops this has been CC in a keg for around 6 weeks now but im saving it for Christmas.
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    When To Keg

    Thanks Guys for all the info.. so does any one beleive that leaving your keg at room temp is any benfit ? And how about if i leave the keg in the fridge without carbonating ? would it mature better if i carbonated it and left it for a few months ?? does carbonating mature beer at all ??????
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    When To Keg

    Hi Guys, Im a new guy here and was wondering if any one had any suggestions to my brewing questions. I have been kegging my beer for some time now and beleive im making a good drop.however im always interested in improving my kegging methods . at the moment i keg when fermatation has...