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    ABOUT ME

  • Just bottled my first

    With a Cider going down as we speak
    Live in Christchurch NewZealand.
  • Sports,Beer drinking,movies and music
  • Engineer
  • Robert Hough
  • Rock Music
  • All the Batman Movies, I'm a comic book geek.
  • How I met your Mother, Castle etc.
  • Anything by Stephen King
  • N/A
  • Always wanted to try it out, I'm an avid beer drinker, and I'd probably still drink it if it was alcohol free, although it doesnt taste quite the same.
    1st recipe using standard kit so far.
    will be experimenting with ciders as we have a feijoa tree in the back garden.
  • Apple and Feijoa Cider
    Dark Stout
    Lagers
    Wine

    Eventually spirits possibly.
  • Apple & Feijoa Cider
  • Nothing See above for what will be there...
  • Munich Lager (Ale Yeast). Low Alcohol
  • Nothing
  • Male
  • Single
  • Christchurch
  • New Zealand

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 08-18-2015 at 01:57 AM
    Well here's my calculations based on an extract utilization formula I
    found...GramsExtract=(IBU*hectoliters@End of boil)/(.35*10). Solved for IBU (53), then added
    Warrior until IBU was achieved.Used B...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 08-11-2015 at 11:57 PM
    Here's an absolute accurate recipe from a contract brewer of Russian River. You won't get any
    closer than this :)Looking pretty good. I can't see information on volume??

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 08-10-2015 at 07:38 AM
    I go with a different option again.I get the keg lying across my knee, with the gas in dip tube
    below the level of the beer (i have a check valve which prevents backflow).Crank the pressure
    up to 2 ba...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 08-05-2015 at 08:01 AM
    Just ordered my Kegerator :rockin:Got a 2-Tap version with 2x19L kegs, will pick it up on
    Friday Whooop!!The Mangrove Jack one??is 2 taps enough? i built mine, and have just gone from
    two to three tap...

  • Posted in thread: Stone Delicious IPA Clone on 08-03-2015 at 07:05 AM
    Any update on these clones?Its in the schedule, just need to source the hops....

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-30-2015 at 05:50 AM
    I know I have some time... but the game plan really need to include upgrading of gear so that
    is my main concern :DI started with an upgrade of my system, and them subsequently abandoned
    it, and bough...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-29-2015 at 05:57 AM
    Me too - I have even become a SOBA member months in advance so that I have more incentive from
    the member's rates. Need to get a game plan together for the NHC!if you weren't already aware,
    judging is...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-17-2015 at 12:51 AM
    boo that sucks. The Great Wellington Brewday gave feedback for all beers entered which was
    great (until i read the one for my XPA which got slayed lol)Im also trying to sus out the whole
    beergun/count...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-16-2015 at 08:24 AM
    i just find it weid how they have an ale category as well as pale ale, amber ale, dark ale, ipa
    and dark. Kind of doubles up as all of those are ales. Also have to get bottling from a keg
    down pat. Wi...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-16-2015 at 08:22 AM
    Anyone brewing for competition this year? I'm nervously thinking about it. My beers get good
    feedback from my mates but they won't be anywhere near as discerning as a competition
    judge.Beervana has a ...

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