I've got a keg like this one on ebay. Any suggestions on the best way to use it as a HLT / Boiler / Mash-tun? The bung hole being the main problem.
I've brewed an Irish Stout and a Kilkenny clone with the 1084 Irish Ale yeast. Are there any other styles that this yeast would suit? Any recipes?
Similarly, I've brewed a Russian Imperial and a Scotish Ale with the 1728 Ale yeast. Are there some other styles well suited to this...
I thought I'd post a quick message about some of the great pubs I visited (and great beers I tasted) on my buck's pub crawl at the Rocks in Sydney.
The goal was to never drink the same beer more than once.
1100 - Fortune of War - JS Pilsner and Blue Tongue Lager
1200 - Orient - JS...
I am planning to brew an American Brown Ale in the near future. The recipe I was planning to use calls for "Special Roast". A U.S. website provides the following description:
"Imparts a "biscuit" flavor. 50 Lov. Distinctive orange-red'ish color. Excellent for nut brown ales (5-10%), porters...
I don't know if it's still available or not, but for all you people in and around Sydney, I saw this in the trading post today:
Commercial freezer, large, stainless steel, double doors, free, must be picked up NORTH RYDE 02-9805 1287
I've been reading a lot of conflicting views on weather carapils (dextrin malt) should be mashed or steeped.
John Palmer writes the following in Section 2, Chapter 12 of the online version
"Dextrin Malt 3 L Also known as American Carapils, this malt is used sparingly and contributes...
Does anyone have any info on how many IBUs are in the Coopers kits? In particular:
- Coopers Lager
- Coopers Draught
- Coopers Real Ale
- Coopers Old Dark Ale
- Coopers Bitter
I know Grumpy's identify the IBUs on their kits. Do any other retailers / distributors do this?
I'm keen to get into kegging. I'm planning to source a lot of the stuff from the U.S., but unfortunately this isn't possible for the gas regulator (the yanks have to do it different don't they!).
Does anyone have a gas regulator that they no longer need or use? Alternatively, does...