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by RichardConroy
1 week ago
Forum: General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles
Topic: The zen of bottling.
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Ireland

Re: The zen of bottling.

I always liked bottling. There was a sense of satisfaction in having 20-50 bottles of product after all your hard work. It got a bit more insane after I upped my brewlength to 55L though. Fliptops help a bit, minikegs help more (no space for a kegerator setup), but it is starting to be a bit of a pa...
by RichardConroy
1 week ago
Forum: Bottling
Topic: swing top enclosures
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Ireland

Re: swing top enclosures

I bought these ages ago. Waste of space. Essentially you retrofit a collar around any bottle with a dimpled metal strip, which can secure the flip top stopper in place without having to drill pits in the bottle or anything. Then after destroying your hands, with 5 of them done, you look at how uneve...
by RichardConroy
1 month ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered
Replies: 8330
Views: 785262
Ireland

Re: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered

Hi Scott, the clear terminology page was very useful, and the explanation of Volume Ambient Wort was an eye opener. When I was using a 40L urn fuzzy recipes were fine: volume calcs went from practical rules of thumb (33L total liquor + 6Kg grain = 25L finished wort) and hitting my numbers within a p...
by RichardConroy
1 month ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered
Replies: 8330
Views: 785262
Ireland

Re: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered

Hi Guys (waves) Here is my introduction/de-lurk/de-n00b-ing post 1. Where are you from? Irish, currently living in London. 2. How did you stumble across the site? been aware of it for about as long as I have been brewing, but do most of my foruming closer to home geographically. 3. What you think of...

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