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01-25-2008

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    ABOUT ME

  • Durban North
  • I'm in sunny Durban and just suddenly got interested in making my own beer a week or so ago. Beer h
  • guitar,reading,live music
  • editorial assistant
  • tool, deftones, alice in chains, modest mouse, slint, beck, daniel johnston....
  • simpsons! southpark, drew carrey show, seinfeld
  • there's this great toolbar add-on for you browser, called "stumble-upon". it directed me to a webpage about home brewing and as we have been brewing ginger beer already, i thought..."why not?"

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 11-27-2008 at 06:08 AM
    Made a 5 gallon batch last nightTotal thread size = 9,768 gallons !!

  • Posted in thread: 871 steps? on 11-18-2008 at 12:24 PM
    haha! they shouldn't be allowed to bull **** people like that.

  • Posted in thread: 871 steps? on 11-18-2008 at 09:29 AM
    Here in South Africa they've launched "Foundry Premium Cider".This is what they say in the
    ad:"Brewed according to age-old cider making traditions, the master brewers follow a meticulous
    and time-cons...

  • Posted in thread: Xylitol does NOT kill beer yeast!! on 07-15-2008 at 03:33 PM
    okay, i will do a sugar/water/yeast mix and split into 2 bottles, just to make sure the xylitol
    doesn't have some weird catalyst effect!!damnit, yes, the laxitive effect is a bit worrying...
    haha

  • Posted in thread: Xylitol does NOT kill beer yeast!! on 07-14-2008 at 03:26 PM
    Objective: To see if xylitol can be used as a non-fermentable sweetner or if xylitol kills
    (brewers)yeast.Method:i had 3 bottles in which i put:Bottle 1: water + yeast + sugarBottle 2:
    water + yeast +...

  • Posted in thread: The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment on 07-10-2008 at 01:17 PM
    1 tablet of NO-DOZYes, for bitterness I'm using a caffeine pill! haha! that's a mighty
    interesting idea!

  • Posted in thread: The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment on 07-09-2008 at 09:34 AM
    this stuff smells nasty! like ass actually, but what does it taste like? i was actually a bit
    too scared, but finally tried it: smells kinda like fermented pineapple, it tastes a bit sour.
    i would no...

  • Posted in thread: The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment on 07-09-2008 at 09:29 AM
    Okay, so tried my hand at the traditional(-ish) Zulu Beer. found in most South African grocery
    stores malted sorgum and yeast mash, malted sorghum enzymes turn maize starch into sugarsthen
    you wait...

  • Posted in thread: The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment on 07-01-2008 at 01:12 PM
    Also, am I reading it correctly, it has yeast already added to it???yep. so essentially its a
    bit of a waste of product, instead of just including a packet of yeast, they just mix it with
    the malted s...

  • Posted in thread: The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment on 06-27-2008 at 10:11 AM
    Here in SA we've got King Korn (malted sorghum and yeast). it's availible in the shops and the
    instructions go like this: bja setso: African beer1kg King Korn Mtombo (ready-crushed sorghum
    malt with ...

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dead teddy brewery >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> bottled: OVERDOSE: coco joe stout (coopers stout coopers dark LME brew enhancer 2 250g brown sugar 250g molasses 250g cocoa powder coffee to go in secondary) bottled: dead red ale (kilkenny clone, hops substitutes) primary: coopers australian pale ale next up: mexican cerveza beer
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