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So the dilemma is which do i brew first IPA or Dark Ruby stout now both kits have arrived at once and only 1 bucket .??????Posted 8 months ago
Dark Ruby Stout. IPAs are everywhere.Posted 8 months ago
Buy another bucket.Posted 8 months ago
Dark Ruby Stout as it will benefit from a longer conditioning time in the bottles as opposed to the other – IPAs are best drunk as fresh as possiblePosted 8 months ago
I’ve just kegged a pilsner, barley wine, saison and IPA ready for my birthday party next week. *hic*Posted 8 months ago
So the dilemma is which do i brew first IPA or Dark Ruby stout now both kits have arrived at once and only 1 bucket .??????
If you’re brewing consecutively, you could try putting the second batch straight onto the yeast cake from the first. IME doing it this way (or from some yeast recovered and stored in a sanitised jar) gets fermentation going really quickly and reliably.
I’ve just bottled a strong bitter, loosely based on Fuller’s ESB but with an extra charge of late addition hops. I made a starter for the liquid yeast and it went like a rocket. Now I have to show some patience whilst it conditions.Posted 8 months ago
Dark ruby stoutPosted 8 months ago
You can let it ferment warmer and get it through quicker as any esters or fusel alcohol will either be masked or compliment the flavour profile. 24,c should be fine, gat it done in 72hrs that way. Then put it outside for 1 day, brutal but efficient cold crash. Then bring it in again and warm it up to a low ambient for a day or two. Then hold around 10c for a week, check pg, bottle
Well started IPA ,but will get another bucket tomorrow n start Ruby Stout .Posted 8 months ago
IPA will go in keg and Stout in bottles as more transportable that way.
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