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    Hop Mashing

    cheers ross I thought as much, I could'nt see any real advantage to it .
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    Hop Mashing

    We've been discussing putting hops in the mash at our local h.b.store I was curious about this method as I've never tried it.so has anyone used this method and what would be the ratio of hops to grains in the mash ? B)
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    Glycol Mix Ratio A Little Help Please

    SHEESH! I usually do most of my resarch by using google THERE ARE ABOUT A MILLION HITS WHEN YOU PUNCH IN ETHELYN GLYCOL ! its simple a 5ltr tank with refrigerated water with a coil of 10mtrs of beer line in at present the system runs at 1.6c and I'm hoping to lower the tank temp by adding glycol...
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    Glycol Mix Ratio A Little Help Please

    o.k. need a little help please , Recently my keggerater shat itself :( I searched around and a friend of mine had a small temprite unit which had a 5 ltr ressevoir with a small refrigeration unit that chilled the beer u fourtunately you could not run...
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    Aroma Hops

    I'll stick with my recipes then and show my mate at the shop the graph. I would probably go with the theory that a lager would benifet from a dry hop to add a grassy feel to it, as that is what you can sometime aim for in a summer drinking beer.
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    Aroma Hops

    Talking to the guy at my regular hbs and we were discussing whether it is worthwile dropping the aroma hops into the final stage of the boil.We both agreed that the last couple of minutes didnt realy give the hops enough time to reach its full potential and we both considered leaving the aroma...
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    Under Pitching ?

    :lol: hokey dokey ! thanks all, I have got several varieties of yeast in the fridge and I think next brew that calls for one that I've got I'll just bring the stubbie up to room temp and toss it in ! sounds simple enough,yet altough I have had only one...
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    Under Pitching ?

    I was putting in an order at my local hbs yesterday,and I was discussing yeast with one of the staff there as I suggested that I felt that in some cases certain strains of yeast can perform rather sluggishky.I recover all my yeast from most of my brews (except for any kit yeasts ).I usually make...
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    Any Thoughts

    Yes you are correct butters ,but please remember I am talking about a coopers kit.
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    Any Thoughts

    hi everybody, I was a bit strapped for cash over the hols, you know the usual money for pressies ect so rather than spend my spare cash on gas which I was out of I decided the most economical way was to do a couple of kit brews and experiment with ingredients, so this is what...
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    Sanitising (a Little Help Please)

    :party: WOW,thanks everyone what a great response thanks heaps,I got my finger out and shot over to Grain n Grape in Yarraville (melb boy) I got some Oxyper its the same as sodium percarbinate and Iodophor.(never used it before but seems simple enough).I've always used the...
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    Sanitising (a Little Help Please)

    G'day hope everones well, I usually use sodium percarbinate for all my steriliing and sanitation needs and dont have any pribs at all.My prob at the moment is that I,ve just about ran out and I gotta kegg up a couple of brews on thursday!the store I go to is...
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    Am I On The Right Track

    HI everone , This is my first post so first of all HAPPY NEW YEAR! O.K. then, I just read the article on gassing and flow ressitance for my keg system checked my fridge temp its at 4.00c(a bit too cold so I've raised the temp and will adjust till I hit 6.00c) I currently have...
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