Last Activity:11-27-2015 10:54 PM
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Posted in thread: confused over german HB advice vs american HB techniques on 11-27-2015 at 10:54 PM
Wow, I love your drive to get an understanding of the brew process. I got into homebrewing as a
chance to replicate the great wiezen beers I had enjoyed in Bavaria years ago. And your mention
Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 11-24-2015 at 09:49 AM
I re-brewed the second beer I ever made. A rye coconut porter with yamazaki infused vanilla
beans. First time around the OG was 1.07, this time it was 1.099 so I'm happy and excited.
Hopefully will be...
Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 11-10-2015 at 11:50 AM
Thanks rouge! I've been doing a ton of research on this and it appears the 1 percent is based
on Japan's liquor tax law and the same tax law covers consumption gas tobacco and other
Japanese taxable i...
Posted in thread: Wheat beers missing OG on 11-09-2015 at 09:07 AM
HiI have made 2 wheat beers and both have missed OG substantially 10 + points. My other beers
always are on target. Is there something I'm missing with the wheat beers? Could it be that I'm
not doing ...
Posted in thread: When to lager on 11-01-2015 at 10:37 AM
I made 11 gallons of an Oktoberfest using extract. Using a yeast calculator I made 2 yeast
starters that were stepped up to get what I thought was enough active warriors. I split between
2 carboys and...
Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 10-30-2015 at 11:14 AM
I know this is a slightly older thread but I will be moving to Okinawa from the states in April
due to being in the military. I want to continue to brew but not sure if I will have the space
to do it....
Posted in thread: Sanitizing with spray on 10-03-2015 at 10:18 AM
One of the best investments I ever made for homebrewing was to get a 3ml syringe (just the
graduated plunger part, no needle required): is super economical to make small batches of
Posted in thread: Sanitizing with spray on 10-01-2015 at 10:58 PM
I'm happy to hear you do that too. I wasted lots of time and sanitizer for the batches I brewed
till now. And one more question - how much time should the Starsan sanitizer be in contact with
Posted in thread: Home brewing in Japan on 09-26-2015 at 04:03 AM
Went anyhow.... all Weizen was sold out (not that there was a good selection provided on any
other day);German Plank Bier also sold out...No Brett from Tamamura on hand... One Helles ran
thru a Randal...
Posted in thread: eBIAB Rye IPA scorched for the THIRD time! on 09-18-2015 at 10:55 AM
Just checked out the perforated pizza pan I use to keep the element from melting the bag and it
has a thick layer of light colored goo on the underside.Now I'm wondering if "stuff" is
settling on the ...