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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: IPA Recipe Repeat with Changes - Opinions Please on 01-17-2017 at 02:50 AM
    BTW - I am probably gonna make this batch myself.Haha - Copycat....Looks a better recipe.I just
    noticed over on the Julius thread about a guy doing a simple bittering addition then adding
    pretty much ...

  • Posted in thread: Treehouse Brewing Julius Clone on 01-17-2017 at 02:41 AM
    It IS huge. However, the resulting beer has incredible hop flavor, like drinking squeezed hops.
    AND, I don't add any kettle hops except a small bittering charge at 60 mins. If you add 2
    oz/gal in dry ...

  • Posted in thread: Treehouse Brewing Julius Clone on 01-16-2017 at 11:57 PM
    I like 2 oz/gal dry hop, but I have been skipping any kettle hops except for bittering ones
    recently. I like the results. I buy so many hops in bulk that I don't mind loading up on the
    dry hop. The re...

  • Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Repeat with Changes - Opinions Please on 01-16-2017 at 09:28 PM
    So what if I went .75oz of apollo at FWH, .5 mosaic 15min, .5 mosaic 0min (in addition to
    citra, drop the late addition apollo) (galaxy not available right now at my local HBS) then
    2.5oz citra .75 mo...

  • Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 01-15-2017 at 10:49 PM
    I brewed my first attempt with OP's recipe from post 1418 with WLP007 and 140:70
    sulfate:chloride. I brewed a 2.5G stovetop BIAB for the first time today and my mash temp was
    bang on the whole time an...

  • Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Repeat with Changes - Opinions Please on 01-15-2017 at 10:26 PM
    IMO the temp changes for hopstand/whirlpool seems overcomplicated for me... like jordan suggest
    some mosaci is a great idea.i's suggest eliminating the stepped whirlpool and do this3oz citra
    WP 30 min...

  • Posted in thread: 3 taps - what would you chose? on 01-15-2017 at 08:20 PM
    currently: AmericanPale aleIIPASaison with BrettanomycesBoysenberry Oud BruinI almost always
    have something hoppysomething seasonal (winter is porter/stout - summer is pilsner/wit)then the
    occasional ...

  • Posted in thread: New Mangrove Jack's strains? on 01-15-2017 at 08:14 PM
    In your link you you got 22L @ 1050 OG wort from 3.2Kg Pilsner and 200g acid malt...you sure
    that's right, I generally get 22L @ 1050 from 4.5 Kg base+specialsNice to see you use Wakatu
    and Wai-iti, t...

  • Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 01-13-2017 at 04:52 AM
    Going to brew next week, tell me what you guys think! Drinking all these Monkish DIPAs inspired
    me to go big and
    hazy.https://s27.postimg.org/de7xief3n/NE_ipa1.jpghttps://s27.postimg.org/3uy8oxrlf/nei...

  • Posted in thread: Is timing for Dry Yeast rehydration that imporant? on 01-12-2017 at 09:17 PM
    To me, as I have sought to learn about best practices and such, one of the biggest impediments
    to figuring out those best practices is that different people have different palates.If I pitch
    dry and p...

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