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    Home brewing

    Has anyone had any experience with home brewing, and does anyone have any hints or tips?

    I'm not as interested in brewing normal beer, but I'm keen to have a go at alcoholic ginger beer and apple/pear ciders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    Has anyone had any experience with home brewing, and does anyone have any hints or tips?

    I'm not as interested in brewing normal beer, but I'm keen to have a go at alcoholic ginger beer and apple/pear ciders.
    Bloody tricky, and I was never consistently successful, and in fact was generally disappointed with the results (although I do recall one splendid batch of bitter)

    I think the key to success is getting the temperature right in the first place, and the more so then keeping it constant

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    Has anyone had any experience with home brewing, and does anyone have any hints or tips?

    I'm not as interested in brewing normal beer, but I'm keen to have a go at alcoholic ginger beer and apple/pear ciders.
    If you want a normandy style cidre keeving is a non-trival matter. I looked in this a while ago... Wasn't worth it for that.

    See

    http://cider.org.uk/keeving.html.
    Last edited by Valer; 26-08-2013 at 05:31 AM.

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    Tried it in uni. Was actually relatively alright considering we only paid pittance for the whole brewing kit. You get what you deserve etc...


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    Don't know much about it myself, but the best beer I ever had was home brew. Good luck.
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