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  • Posted in thread: Homemade bottle tree? on 11-11-2006 at 04:34 AM
    I have a mate who has a wooden bottle tree that he made a million years ago, and has never had
    a problem with it. He is a renal dialysis nurse and is "anal" about sanitation so I would
    reckon that as ...

  • Posted in thread: Ez Cap Bottles on 10-16-2006 at 11:23 AM
    I scored about a hundred of them a couple of years ago and I reckon they are great! they do
    save time when bottling and they make a really cool "pop" when you open them!

  • Posted in thread: Twist top w/ reg. caps?? on 10-05-2006 at 10:30 AM
    Yep!, As long as you have a bench capper not an impact capper(one you smack with a hammer)

  • Posted in thread: hello! on 09-19-2006 at 08:27 AM
    Yep you've tapped into the knowledge keg alright! must be about 1million years of combined
    experience here! Welcome to the forum! Fellow canetoad!Alx

  • Posted in thread: Screw caps on 09-01-2006 at 07:46 AM
    Yeah I have used them before and never had aproblem with sealsCheers

  • Posted in thread: Back from Hols, another prize! on 08-31-2006 at 08:11 AM
    G'day, Sorry it has been such a long time to reply but the puter died, Several times over the
    last couple of months and had to be rebiult from the ground up. only thing original is the
    tower it comes ...

  • Posted in thread: Boiling vs Non-Boiling Extract Question on 08-31-2006 at 07:59 AM
    Hey I just bottled my Coopers Mex. Cervesa on Sunday, I put a Whitelabs mexican lager yeast on
    it tho. rather than the packet yeast. I didn't , and never have, boiled the tinned extract,
    only add boil...

  • Posted in thread: What's a good base for fruit beers? on 06-14-2006 at 06:44 AM
    Um yeah......... title says it all. I'm thinking of doing a Mango beer, Adding it in after
    initial ferment (Maybe about a week) and letting it sit for a couple of weeks before bottling.
    Are Wheat beer...

  • Posted in thread: Back from Hols, another prize! on 06-14-2006 at 06:37 AM
    Well I just got home from my yearly 2 weeks holiday, spending 1/2 of it setting up and enjoying
    a folk music festival/with Home brew comp. It was fun, Winning the h/b Comp again was also fun!

  • Posted in thread: using other fruit in a cider on 05-22-2006 at 10:46 AM
    Mango, Pineapple, make excelllent cider flavourings, I have a mango madness blupping away now,
    3kg of fresh mango in 20lt of cider,mmmmmmmmm. can't wait! You should just be able to pick a
    friut that y...

"I love to have a beer with Duncan, cos Duncans me mate"- Slim Dusty Bubbling Away:Lemonadey/grapefruity thing :Belgian gold Ale Berry Cider [B]Aging:[/B:Berry Cider : Coopers Mexican, : Extra Gingery Ginger beer In the Fridge: Munich Lager :Spiced Cider