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5 months 1 week ago #4240 by Richard
Extract or all grain was created by Richard
I have been doing extract for about 14 months now and have had some good results and some ok ones. I'm steeping and adding hops got a temp controlled fridge and just started kegging. My next step is a robobrew or something similar. Does the step to algrain make a big difference in the quality of my brews. Extract takes about an hour and a half where as algrain can take 6 hours.

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5 months 1 week ago #4241 by Finnroo
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My personal opinion Richard is that although you can make great beer with extract brewing and strait out Kit and kilo if you have a few clues.
All grain gives you total flexibility with your brew. You can control your mash your ph ,your water profile, even chilling. Adding your own yeast nutrient and finnings. Its really a process of crafting your beer and making it your own. Does it taste better at the end of the day, my opinion is yes it does. and your learning how the process works and I think that is important to learn and constantly improve the quality of you beer.
Don't get me wrong I still brew kits to save time and its good but in my reality all grain has so many advantages working towards a better product. And ive never made a kit brew that is anywhere near as good as my all grain.
Keep brewing and keep learning, there is so much to learn. Enjoy mate. Only my personal view. cheers


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Gash - Sat 15 Feb - 18:24

fairly hard Bill.. ummm I'll have a think

qldbrewbill's Avatar qldbrewbill - Thu 13 Feb - 00:40

Has anyone have a low carb recipe that tastes good.

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 27 Jan - 18:44

Brew day tomorrow should be awesome. A dark beer at 4%cheers all. :D

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 21 Jan - 07:47

Or click on the tab that says All Grain Brewing thats found under the web site banner cheers mate.

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 21 Jan - 07:38

Here you go Richie rich Underneath the Web site banner.

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