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Posted in thread: Secondary headspace and oxidation on 11-07-2013 at 03:31 AM
I was in the same boat as you, made a beer that i oaked in secondary but carboy was a bit too
big for it. I have one of these, home so just got a bit of vinyl tubing and filled the
Posted in thread: Wheatish Barleywine - Comments?! on 05-21-2013 at 08:50 PM
Thanks for the assurance guys. Barleywines are not the cheapest to make so good to hear from
someone whos had one before. I wasnt aware that it was the wheat proteins that make you drink
Posted in thread: About to by a new brewing kit on 05-21-2013 at 06:40 AM
I get most of my brewing needs from www.brewshop.co.nz - they have heaps of pre-hopped kits
that should be better than the coopers stuff. Ultimately i would recommend you to actually make
your own wor...
Posted in thread: Wheatish Barleywine - Comments?! on 05-21-2013 at 02:12 AM
Hi guys,I got some WLP351 and lots of Wheat malt left and thought I could make something more
unconventional :fro:. The following recipe was born from this: have not put too much thought
into my hop...
Posted in thread: Prague and Munich - Advice/Recommendations on 05-17-2013 at 01:11 AM
I grew up in Munich and yeah +1 to the previous posts.In the inner city Hofbrauhaus is a must
(it's very touristy tho, but that might also be its appeal). But Augustinerkeller or any of the
Posted in thread: Newbie Belgian Wit (100% infected) on 05-10-2013 at 03:45 AM
Get some PH test strips (cheap and readily available at pharmacies etc.) and check your Star
San solution's PH with it. Your PH should always remain under 3.5 to be as effective as you
want it to be. ...
Posted in thread: What are New Zealanders using instead of Star San to sanitize? on 05-07-2013 at 09:19 PM
How come you can't get your hands on some star san? I know that the HBS in Wellington has it in
stock and so does almost every online shop. I wouldn't want to miss it anymore, so easy to
Posted in thread: AG Kolsch Fermentation. on 05-02-2013 at 02:42 AM
Just tried my first batch of Kölsch yesterday, delish!I would recommend primary for 2-3 weeks
and then rack to secondary/bottling bucket and leave at colder temperatures for another 2-4
weeks. Worked ...
Posted in thread: German Beer Myths? on 04-23-2013 at 08:07 AM
As a German I can confirm that warm beer is not a common thing (never even seen one anywhere)
and pilsner only takes 10 minutes to be poured if you have it poured by an armless person. You
should try ...
Posted in thread: Well that was fast... on 04-16-2013 at 11:06 PM
The Irish Ale yeast has a super fast and brief fermentation. I have used it twice now and both
times no visual signs of fermentation after about 48h. Also always get a massive krausen with