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  • Posted in thread: Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale on 09-30-2015 at 08:48 PM
    I tried the additions in thirds, and that seemed to provide best flavor and aroma results. The
    boil pot gets pretty greasy, but it's worth it. A coconut "tea" in secondary makes the least
    mess for tha...

  • Posted in thread: Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale on 09-09-2015 at 03:43 PM
    That's awesome! Thank you for sharing this!Bill

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-12-2014 at 02:11 PM
    Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 07-27-2013 at 02:18 AM
    I am in! (EOM)

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-16-2013 at 10:35 PM
    Sign me up!

  • Posted in thread: Brutus 10 Plans on 12-29-2012 at 02:29 AM
    I'm pricing out the components and stumbling over (ok, 'choking on' is probably more accurate)
    the price of the SS 1/2" ASCO valves Lonnie used. A couple questions:>First, besides e-Bay,
    does anyone h...

  • Posted in thread: Need help coming up with Abominable Clone on 12-16-2012 at 08:42 PM
    HUB's 2012 bottles (and apparently cans, too) say they use Cascade, Centennial, and Chinook to
    achieve 70 IBU (vs 55 in 2009) plus six organic malts. They make no mention of which malts,
    giving only a...

  • Posted in thread: Need help coming up with Abominable Clone on 11-01-2012 at 05:14 PM
    ltd,Have you made progress with this clone? What adjustments have you made?Thanks,Bill

  • Posted in thread: Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale on 01-10-2012 at 03:25 AM
    I just had this beer over the weekend. Man was it good. After reading through this whole thread
    i'm wondering if adding .5 lb of toasted coconut to the mash and 1 lb to the last 15 min of the
    boil wou...

  • Posted in thread: Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale on 12-12-2011 at 03:03 PM
    How are everyone's experiments turning out? Any more tasting notes? Change suggestions?

So many beer styles, so little time to brew. Bill Fishburn