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  • Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 04-18-2016 at 05:50 AM
    Bugs galore in here:- Conan harvested from a Heady Topper can- Wild Yeast caught in my garage-
    Bacteria harvested from some silage of my in laws farmDregs from:- Wild Beer Brett Brett IIPA-
    Tool Weiss...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 04-14-2016 at 06:49 AM
    Added Palmy to the group. We're a relatively young group. Had about 4 meet ups so far. We don't
    have any structure as such but there is a core of about 4 of us that keep things ticking along
    :-)Happy ...

  • Posted in thread: Cocoa powder + nibs? on 02-10-2016 at 08:15 AM
    I made a chilli chocolate stout that had 500g of dark cocoa powder in the mash and a total of
    525g of home roasted nibs added throughout the boil like hop bursting. Turned out pretty good!

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 01-27-2016 at 07:10 PM
    Planning my first brew for 2016 next week. My first all grain recipe being rebrewed......Epic
    Pale Ale clone.Planning a year of funk this year. Got some wild yeast to use, some lacto/Pedio
    I managed t...

  • Posted in thread: Lambic Help on 12-15-2015 at 08:30 AM
    Make absolutely sure your IBU is LOW as to not inhibit the bacteria. I think you can order aged
    hops specifically used for lambics. Your grain bill is fine. 17lbs. is a bit overkill for six
    gallons, s...

  • Posted in thread: Lambic Help on 12-07-2015 at 02:31 AM
    Hi Everyone.I'm looking to brew a lambic - I have yeast that captured off silage (yes, fodder),
    but I have some questions, hoping someone here can answer them:1. I have already grown the
    yeast. In the...

  • Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 11-12-2015 at 07:25 AM
    Pellicle formation a yeast starter with something I captured off some silage on the farm. Yes.
    I plan to ferment beer with it.

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 11-05-2015 at 08:21 AM
    Something with a good punch of NZ hops;but not high in ABV, maybe around 4.5-5.5%Try this
    one:23L batch 71% efficiency60min boil60min mash @ 65 degrees4.5kg Pale Ale
    Malt450gCarahell450g Munich 1100g ...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 11-04-2015 at 08:45 AM
    Also want to try brew a NZ Pale Ale for my brother in Law who is coming over from England in
    December. I am open to good recipes :)I've got a couple. You wanting something big and ballsy
    or something ...

  • Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 11-03-2015 at 08:19 AM
    Been brewing up a storm here in Palmy....I have been playing with Brettanomyces as a primary
    yeast - its unbelievable. I have a NZ Pale Ale with Cascade and Nelson Sauvin in the keg that I
    fermented w...

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