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Monday 6 May 2019
by Wulf
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Decanting, decanting, decanting

My homebrew bottling process involves several steps of decanting: Fermenting vessel into jerry can. The brewed beer is siphoned into a 10l plastic jerry can, trying to minimise the amount of trub (sediment) transferred. Jerry can back to fermenting vessel. … Continue reading

Sunday 5 May 2019
by Wulf
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Spring’s Arm Bottled

My Spring’s Arm batch of homebrew got bottled yesterday without particular incident. My calculated ABV (4.46%) is slightly stronger than the target but within the bounds of error introduced by trying to read the hydrometer – what I could really … Continue reading

Friday 26 April 2019
by Wulf
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Spring’s Arm

I started another homebrew today – Spring’s Arm, based on Graham Wheeler’s recipe for Camerons Strongarm. Tomorrow, once the wort has cooled overnight, I’ll get a chance to check the starting gravity reading and set it fermenting. Meanwhile, I celebrated … Continue reading

Tuesday 9 April 2019
by Wulf
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Purple Brew

The myrtle vodka I started a couple of weeks ago got bottled tonight. I’m not quite sure of the chemistry but, for some reason, it has come out more purple than the reddish hue normally acquired by previous batches of … Continue reading