Saturday, 18 May 2013

BAD TNG Symposium Notes

There is now a new tab with TNG Symposium notes. Both groups can now check out each other.

Photos, news, trip reports & general drinking related stuff will continue to appear on the main pages.

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Saturday, 11 May 2013

BAD TNG Symposium 4

The beer is still lively. We have 5 here, at least 2 people who couldn't come & a few more who are likely to join in.

The prospects are pretty good for the new group.

Build it & they will come.

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BAD TNG Symposium 3

Our taste comparison with Courage Directors.


Very good for colour. Similar taste, but the commercial product is fizzier. Ours is smoother &, in my opinion, nicer.

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BAD TNG Symposium 2

The good news. I have poured 5 pints & not had to open the lid yet.


Good head, good flavour, good times.

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BAD TNG First Symposium

First up the technical issues.


The keg has a small split which opened up as the pressure increased.

We have only a third to a quarter left.

Boo!

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Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Christmas Comes Early

When I bottled the Xmas beer I was left with a third of a bottle.


Not surprisingly it had one or two flecks of who knows what floating in it that the syphon had dragged through.

I did wonder if it had time to come into condition in a week & a half but it opened with a gentle thwump.

It poured a little cloudy & a little flat but there was still a bit of head that still gives a ring if bubbles on the outside of my glass.


How is it you may ask?

It lacks a little fizz that the fuller bottles should get but is otherwise drinkable already & shows promise for a very enjoyable beer.

Roll on Xmas.

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Sunday, 5 May 2013

Unofficial BAD Session

There's more here than on brewing days.



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Saturday, 4 May 2013

Brewing Day 4

It's a golden beer the colour of wee


It should be strong & well hopped.

I'm looking forward to it already.

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Brewing Day 3

Wow! Smell those hops.


Boiling the wort will take about 90 minutes altogether.

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Brewing Day 2

We've now been joined by Paul Wood


With hands-free sparging it's not too onerous.

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Brewing Day

It's just me, John Dzelme & the velociraptor but we'll manage.


It's an experimental IPA this time.

Wish us luck as, whatever the results, we'll all have to drink it.

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