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Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 04-03-2013 at 08:30 AM
Hi all, some of you may remember my first attempt at brewing; an AG Epic Pale Ale Clone that
didn't go that well. After leaving it in the bottle for five months it was as flat as a lizard,
sweet to ta...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 02-18-2013 at 04:27 AM
I bottled my second attempt at an Epic clone the other day ... even tasted about right! I'm now
thinking that I need to do another brew, but what to do? What is a Red IIPA, and what type of
beer is th...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 01-19-2013 at 04:57 AM
Gidday Lunchie, I saw you on RealBeer a while ago too... can't remember your login though. The
second batch is well into its boil, about to do the 2nd hop addition. Apart from the bloody
wind blowing ...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 01-17-2013 at 07:36 PM
Indeed I am Richard from RealBeer. I followed the method written by John Palmer. I made a MLT
following his instructions, I have a Mashmaster thermometer attached. Foolishly I poured all
the contents ...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 01-16-2013 at 07:07 PM
I think the big thing is the FG this will determine the sweetness. i did brew inspired by the
epic recipe, and it came out sweeter, but it was only 1.017-8ish. and it was good, very good
sweet, yet th...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 01-15-2013 at 06:51 AM
Hi all, my first attempt at brewing (AG, since you ask) Epic clone is not all it could be. I
made many mistakes, and the final ignominy being the bottle priming failed to fire, leaving me
with a flat,...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 12-03-2012 at 05:26 AM
Grab one of these: or you need is a little plastic box and a 2m extension cord to wire it
all up.You can then attach the temp sensor with blue tack to the fermenter and control any
heating source y...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 11-26-2012 at 08:30 AM
Thanks for that, Icecaster. I have just been on TradeMe and bought one. My first brew was meant
to be last weekend, but I was forced to go fishing on a mate's flash boat. What's a man to do?
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 11-23-2012 at 05:31 AM
Hi Lunchie, not sure what just happened to my question, but it went somewhere! Anyway, I'm
doing my first ever batch on Sunday (Epic Pale Ale ... your version next!) but am having
sleepless nights won...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 11-12-2012 at 06:40 AM
Thanks for your response and the info, Lunchie. I'm with you on the aroma and flavor, so would
appreciate your recipe for the ManawaBrew Pale Ale.