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02-11-2012

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09-08-2012 1:33 AM

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  • Hopefully emerging brewer based in Wellington, NZ
  • Single
  • Wellington
  • NZ

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  • Posted in thread: Is 0.236"/6mm thickness enough for a stainless steel kettle? on 07-17-2012 at 04:20 AM
    Have just purchased a 34L stainless steel kettle with a 6mm base, and my flatmate advised that
    heating the base of it over too high a temperature will result in burnt spots appearing in the
    base of it...

  • Posted in thread: What can I expect from using too much yeast? on 07-12-2012 at 02:50 PM
    Hi guys, cheers for the quick replies. Checked the label of the yeast before pitching and it
    says suitable for homebrewing beer/cider, says the yeast strain is Saccharomyces
    cerevisiae...as I understa...

  • Posted in thread: What can I expect from using too much yeast? on 07-12-2012 at 12:56 PM
    OK, so in my fermenter at the moment I have 20 L of the following mix:Coopers Stout malt
    extract 1.7 kgCopper Tun Irish Stout sugar + hops kit, 1 kgEdmonds All-Purpose yeast (did a
    starter for the yea...

  • Posted in thread: Pitched lager yeast at temp >104 on 04-07-2012 at 11:08 PM
    Thank you! Hoping for the best, as the wort smelled really good...

  • Posted in thread: Pitched lager yeast at temp >104 on 04-07-2012 at 11:03 PM
    It won't die, as that's not hot enough to kill them unless you got above 120 degrees. But it's
    warm enough that the fermentation will be over before you ever get to lager fermentation
    temperatures (48...

  • Posted in thread: Pitched lager yeast at temp >104 on 04-07-2012 at 09:46 PM
    Hi I made up a pilsner last night and pitched my yeast before the wort was sufficiently cooled
    (temp didn't show on my scale which goes to 104 degrees) due to being in a rush to get
    away...rookie mist...

  • Posted in thread: Added finings to first beer, possible aeration? on 02-12-2012 at 12:13 AM
    Awesome, that's a load off my mind. Cheers!

  • Posted in thread: Added finings to first beer, possible aeration? on 02-12-2012 at 12:07 AM
    Just added finings to my first beer (hydrolysed collagen in ~1/2 cup of water) ~20 days after
    fermentation began, and am anticipating bottling within the next 2-3 days. When adding them, I
    simply pour...

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