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  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 02-08-2016 at 12:04 AM
    ShizuokaBrad and Tektonjp,Thanks for the info. As usual lots of hurdles to jump through to get
    anything done in this country. Telethon, did you have any trouble bring 5 gallons up to boil
    with the pro...

  • Posted in thread: Wort chilling question on 02-07-2016 at 11:58 PM
    Save yourself some money on ice. Don't put your boiling hot kettle into an ice bath right away.
    First, use a regular tap water bath. That will take the initial brunt of the cooling and should
    take you...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 02-06-2016 at 10:39 AM
    Hello Sanshinboi here, I live in Osaka and have been brewing about one year and a half. I am
    moving up to all grain. I will be boiling my wort and doing everything outside. I have a big
    cast iron burn...

  • Posted in thread: I want a new type of ipa on 02-03-2016 at 03:12 AM
    How about the "old" type? Hint: think British.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone else join the alpha hop society through Sierra Nevada on 02-01-2016 at 11:18 PM
    I think you've been swindled. Nothing on that page. :)

  • Posted in thread: eBIAB complete - but water not heating?! on 01-31-2016 at 04:27 AM
    I've finished my eBIAB, and as far as I can tell, it's working like it's supposed to - I've got
    Kal-type heating elements installed (Camco 02962/02963 5500W 240V) - I've verified at the
    element, that ...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 01-28-2016 at 11:15 PM
    I'm thinking about entering. Hopefully I'll have enough time to get everything ready. The entry
    period is coming soon, isn't it...Tekton, thanks for putting this together. If you need any
    help, let me...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 01-27-2016 at 11:31 PM
    Interested to hear how this beer turns out.Also, tekton, excited to have another shop around,
    especially if you'll have liquid yeast and different types of hops on hand. :rockin:Than for
    the encourage...

  • Posted in thread: Element size for 200L boil kettle on 01-25-2016 at 12:45 PM
    I think you're on the right track. There's an old thread on here somewhere of a guy starting a
    regular nano-brewery and he was brewing 50 gallons as I recall and using two 5500
    elements.edit- Found it...

  • Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 01-25-2016 at 12:21 AM
    Bluefrog,Thanks for the response. I'll probably put up the results in a week or two, after most
    of the responding community finishes. I'm hoping to get us a good variety of hops at
    competitive prices ...

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