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    Congratulations! You have successfully stumbled upon (or been given the link to) the Worts and All forum dedicated to the age old art of home brewing.

    I know, I know, you’re thinking “Wow, what a cool name!” but trust me, there’s so much more to it than that.

    Sure, this is a place to hang out and talk beer, but it’s also about a lifestyle and an ethos. This is where we want to hear your stories of hand crafted Stout and Chocolate Ice Cream, your tales of Old Speckled Hen Sausages and all about that little tiny pub you discovered in the middle of nowhere where the owner made his own cheese and dished out shots of home-made limoncello in frozen shot glasses in the shape of Table Mountain.

    This place was created by a few likeminded individuals who were sick and tired of trawling foreign forums for information. What do the British know about locating Cascade hops in Bela-Bela? What do the Americans know about trying to locate a decent sized glass carboy in Africa? What do the Belgians know about great clubs like Southyeasters and Worthogs?

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    What are you brewing?

    Ok, just as tinkered with on BS app on my phone, from available ingredients that I have and comments here. The upcoming brews

    Saaz Bohemian

    Langchop Today, 12:15 Go to last post


    Been doing some reading up on lagers given that I am due to be using my first lager(ish) yeast soon too. Interesting take on the sometimes quite heated

    Langchop Today, 11:33 Go to last post

    CO2 cylinders

    I'll find out next time and report back.

    But my gut feeling is that it needs to be close to an Afrox depot.

    jakeslouw Today, 11:08 Go to last post


    1) temp control is needed for purity
    2) yes, multiple runs increase ABV, and the first stripping run always removes most flavours and aromas

    jakeslouw Today, 11:02 Go to last post


    LOL unfortunately for me, I only have 11l in this batch. That means a 4.5l portion of it will go into a mini keg, and the rest will be bottled. Doing

    Toxxyc Today, 10:56 Go to last post