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    ABOUT ME

  • I'm a college student living in the central parts of Yokohama. Although I'm a local, I'm comfortable with English and look forward to any homebrewers living in the area! I live note too far from Yokohama Station, so the brewpubs near Kannai area would be a great place to meet.
  • College student
  • The Killers, Dire Straits, Iron Maiden
  • Gran Torino, Fight Club, Blade Runner
  • "German" Pale Ale
  • Christmas 2012 Export Stout (3 Bottles)rnGerman Pale Ale (10 Bottles)rnEnglish Pale Ale (18 Bottles)
  • Male
  • Single
  • Yokohama City
  • Kanagawa Prefecture

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 09-11-2013 at 11:21 PM
    Haha, I was thinking the exact thing about herbs the other day. For a few sprigs of
    rosemary/mint/thyme you have to pay 200-300 yen at the supermarket, but potted plants are 200
    yen and you can grow t...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 09-10-2013 at 12:43 PM
    I was discussing the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (computer game) with my friend the other day and
    got on the topic of English/Scottish ales in the middle ages. The ones with herbs instead of
    hops.Accordin...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 09-05-2013 at 03:41 PM
    Beginning to get a little cooler now that we're in September.A few more degrees lower and it's
    homebrewing season again...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 06-20-2013 at 09:22 AM
    Does it have to be glass?

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 06-14-2013 at 01:39 PM
    The membrane around the seeds are bitter, I'd highly recommend peeling and pitting the Biwa.
    The peel can be removed by hand, then you can cut them in half and remove the seeds. They taste
    a little li...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 06-08-2013 at 07:46 PM
    Pricking little holes into the Ume for Umeshu helps get the goodness out. Cheap brandy/whisky
    and white/gold rum is also nice in place of the shochu/white liquor, and best of all, Umeshu
    ages really w...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 05-17-2013 at 11:12 AM
    Craft Beer Market? The one in Toranomon or Jimbocho?I work near Tsurumi so it is pretty far
    from my workplace :p

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 05-04-2013 at 12:06 PM
    I could consider using a smaller boil, or using my electric kettle to boil the water before
    putting into the pot. Thanks for the advice :)A smaller boil would mean less efficiency
    probably but I suppo...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 05-03-2013 at 12:45 AM
    Did a pale ale last night with Asahi ale malts and Cascade pellets. Started with 1.050 and will
    be fermenting for about 2 weeks before bottling.I live alone now and don't have the luxuries of
    a roomy ...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 04-21-2013 at 09:02 AM
    Any of you happen to be near Tsu (Mie)? I'm staying near Tsu Station until the 24th.

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