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    ABOUT ME

  • Just bottled my first

    With a Cider going down as we speak
    Live in Christchurch NewZealand.
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  • 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
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  • Posted in thread: Super light blonde color for IPA on 07-29-2016 at 01:12 AM
    Not quite what I'm after. It's a bit murky and more on the orangish brown side, which to this
    point I've had zero trouble getting to this color. That yellow up above on the previous post is
    right what...

  • Posted in thread: Single hop candidates on 07-28-2016 at 03:20 AM
    not sure if its still around - but mikkeller did one. which was a tasty beer.here in NZ its
    quite common given the hop is readily available most of the time.

  • Posted in thread: Single hop candidates on 07-27-2016 at 11:10 PM
    Thinking about trying nelson and calypso single hop. Anyone have any experience with these?Be
    careful with NS on its own.Some people aren't fans of it on its own. Its a great hop though.

  • Posted in thread: No cherry taste on 07-27-2016 at 11:07 PM
    I owuld use Fresh/Frozen fruit in your secondary. let it sit for 2-3 weeks, and
    keg/bottle.it'll be nice and pink, and nice and cherry-fied.

  • Posted in thread: Cloning HopHands by Tired Hands Brewing Company on 07-26-2016 at 10:41 PM
    The hop debris and trub won't impact the viability of the yeast. The only thing you have to
    worry about is flavor impact, but you're pitching into a hoppy beer, so go for it.Cheers, I
    decided to stick...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 07-26-2016 at 08:54 PM
    @StrongBrews - Can I ask where you got the conquest tap handle (the long sword one?)

  • Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 07-26-2016 at 08:51 PM
    Do you guys leave your dry-hop hops in your secondary during cold crash? Guess there's not
    really any way to remove them if using pellet hops, but I'm wondering if this effectively
    extends the dry-hop...

  • Posted in thread: Cloning HopHands by Tired Hands Brewing Company on 07-25-2016 at 02:54 AM
    I should be ok to harvest yeast for another batch, if I use a hop bag for dryhops right?the
    plan is to brew Lagunitas Little Sumpin Sumpin with this yeast.

  • Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Critique on 07-25-2016 at 12:06 AM
    I like the hop bill (but add a few more oz dry hops, I say), but the grain bill feels overly
    complicated. You have 5 different base malts, which smacks of the "I want everything" approach
    many of us t...

  • Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Critique on 07-24-2016 at 11:36 PM
    5 different base malts?I think its a bit over complicated. Id get rid of you golden promise and
    dark munich.add a 1/2lb of a light crystal malt. and build the rest up with your 2-rowhopping
    looks pret...

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