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by redlegger
1 year ago
Forum: BIAB Automation
Topic: Documenting my Single Vessel Automated Brewing System
Replies: 21
Views: 8865

Any updates on the results of this build?
by redlegger
4 years ago
Forum: Australia & New Zealand
Topic: Perth 7th July - Chill v No-Chill Tasting and Freo Pub Crawl
Replies: 34
Views: 9903

Ive been offline for a few months now... its a bugger i missed the brew day...and i will miss the tasting day because i'm playing footy that arvo!! BBUUGGEERR!!
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: BIAB Automation
Topic: Documenting my build
Replies: 89
Views: 39838

bling bling!!
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: BIAB Automation
Topic: miren's BIAB kettle
Replies: 20
Views: 6348

Bling Bling!
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer Old Hands
Topic: How should i adjust my water?
Replies: 2
Views: 1527

How should i adjust my water?

HI Guys, Im going to give a Pilsner a go for my next batch! (INSERT SH!T SCARED SMILEY HERE) After reading some of 'Palmers how to brew' i need to start with very soft water Ive never done water additions before and i have no idea if my water is hard or soft, but knowing my luck it will be extremely...
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: BIABrewer.info and BIAB for New Members
Topic: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered
Replies: 8108
Views: 583777

Hi, people, Shagga from Perth here: My mate put me up to this and I am glad he did: I work in management and so have avery enlraged stomach to carry the required pints at most times. I am very fond of stout and other big tasting beers, I have almost consumed my first keg ( 19litre) and was very sur...
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Chilling
Topic: What do you think about these for No-Chill
Replies: 5
Views: 2283

stux wrote:It has the poison warnings in the mold

Alternatively, cubes http://www.plasmo.com.au/Page.asp?Produ" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ... /group.JPG
Got some these cubes today.... the look the goods at $8 each!!
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Chilling
Topic: What do you think about these for No-Chill
Replies: 5
Views: 2283

Where did you see that shib?
I assume DGA means Dangerous Goods Approved ??
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Chilling
Topic: What do you think about these for No-Chill
Replies: 5
Views: 2283

What do you think about these for No-Chill

Hi Guys, Just been scouring the we for alternatives to the Bunnings $23 willow jerry cans..... I can get these ones (20L) for around $8. http://www.plasmo.com.au/Page.asp?ProductType_Id=1%20&Group_Flags=2&Caption=Jerricans&Image=Images/bottles/jerricans/group200.jpg What do you think???? They are HD...
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Yeasts
Topic: Yeast starter hasnt.. well..... STARTED!
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Cheers Stux, good info.
When stepping from 2L to the full batch, should i crash chill and decant off the beer then just pitch the yeast?? Or just whack the whole lot in??
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Yeasts
Topic: Yeast starter hasnt.. well..... STARTED!
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

stux wrote:Possibly very low viable cell count in the original bottle as well
Another reason to start with a smaller volume stux?

Cheers RL
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Yeasts
Topic: Yeast starter hasnt.. well..... STARTED!
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Hi Guys,
Been a bit busy sorry, but after 75-80 hours she finally kicked, and i stepped it up... it went gang busters in the fermenter after 12 hours and is still munching away at the wort!! hopefully it will be done in a few days!

I would say the low temps was the main culprit!
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by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Australia & New Zealand
Topic: Western Australian BIABrewers and Events
Replies: 172
Views: 40288

Hey guys. Anyone know when the next WA based comp is??
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Yeasts
Topic: Yeast starter hasnt.. well..... STARTED!
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Thanks for the comments guys. 600ml seems to be the acceptable starting volume. Attached is a popular article from AHB. Coopers_Yeast[1].pdf In the article is does say that after 2 days you should start to see some action, i thought on a stir plate i would see action a bit earlier. I will wait anoth...
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: Yeasts
Topic: Yeast starter hasnt.. well..... STARTED!
Replies: 14
Views: 3563

Yeast starter hasnt.. well..... STARTED!

Hey Guys. I have recently made myself a stir-plate and im currently TRYING to grow a starter using recultured coopers pale ale yeast. I used the dregs of three stubbies in about 600ml of 1.030 wort. It has been on the stirplate for 48 hours now, and there is no action at all. I took a gravity sample...
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles
Topic: What's in your glass?
Replies: 27
Views: 7198

yep wiz, it was great, but i didnt do any 0 min additions, the second jerry of the double batch i did of this one is CC'ing now so i plan to keg hop that one, and i think it will be fantastic! This one cleared amazingly quick, 2.5 days CC'in at 1.5 Deg, Gelatin in the keg, force carb, 3 days later i...
by redlegger
5 years ago
Forum: General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles
Topic: What's in your glass?
Replies: 27
Views: 7198

OK, bout time someone put something else in this thread :drink:

Second last glass of this TTL clone!.... just blew this keg tonight :yum:
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Australia & New Zealand
Topic: Western Australian BIABrewers and Events
Replies: 172
Views: 40288

Tomorrow mate!!! What a nightmare lol i forgot how frustrating buying a house, packing, cleaning, dealing with banks can be!
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Yeasts
Topic: warning -bad batch of Danstar Nottingham
Replies: 8
Views: 2326

i pitched a sachet of Danstar Nottingham to 23L of 1053 wort over 36 hours ago. nothing happened. i looked it up. apparently there is another bad batch of Danstar Nottingham going around. Lot number 1080961099V exp 12.2011 made in Austria Google that batch number. Yep i found this out the hard way ...
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Australia & New Zealand
Topic: Western Australian BIABrewers and Events
Replies: 172
Views: 40288

Hey Guys, This competition is in my old hometown of Esperance, unfortunatley i wont be able to enter much (only a stout that i have on tap at the moment... yummm) as i am in the throws of moving to the big smoke... but here is the link.. :) http://www.festivalofthewind.org.au/events/homebrew-competi...
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Fermentation (Wort to Still Beer)
Topic: Fermentation not Started
Replies: 4
Views: 1614

Fermentation not Started

Hey everyone, I introduced my Boss to BIAB last week, and cooked up this recipe... FES Stout 9L Batch Pale Malt - 68% Flaked Barley - 10% Amber Malt - 4% Chocolate Malt - 6% Roasted Barley - 6% Carafa 3 - 3% Black Malt - 3% 60g POR @ 60MINS Nottingham Ale Yeast Mash @ 66Deg for 1 hour OG 1058 (misse...
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Your Feedback
Topic: Feedback for Atom feed and later on RSS feeds
Replies: 5
Views: 3611

hey guys, i use MS Outlook for my RSS feeds. When a new feed comes up, the header on the new RSS comes up with the posters name and what sub-forum it was posted in. What do you think about changing this so that the header comes up the topic title and posters name instead of just the sub forum name? ...
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Intermediate Brewing
Topic: Two Brews, Two Problems!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1721

Two Brews, Two Problems!!

OK, Im not a happy camper (brewer) at the moment My last two brews have problems. Any help or comments would be much appreciated :thumbs: Problem #1 Batch # 9 - Golden Ale Weyermann Pils 56% Weyermann pale Wheat 18% Weyermann Munich 18% Weyermann Caramunich 6% Amarillo - 20g @60 Amarillo - 15g @15 A...
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: General Chit-Chat, Nonsense & Rambles
Topic: What's your oldest bit of kit?
Replies: 23
Views: 3960

Does it still measure accuratley hash?
by redlegger
6 years ago
Forum: Creating Your Own Recipes
Topic: Brown Ale Recipe - Advice pleas :)
Replies: 3
Views: 1665

Brown Ale Recipe - Advice pleas :)

Hey Guys, have been playing around with BS and reading up on Brown Ales, and have come up with this, please add in your comments and let me know if i am way off the mark, or if i should do some more tweaking? Brown Ale Brew Type: All Grain Date: 4/11/2010 Style: Northern English Brown Ale Brewer: Ba...

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