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Western Brewers Conference now on Facebook too.

Formed in 2009, the Western Brewers Conference (WBC) is a social home-brewing club, held four times a year in Auckland, New Zealand.The rules are simple: $10 to enter - winner takes all. At the end of the competition, the brewer who places third chooses the next style to brew.The WBC is open to homebrewers of all levels and is a great way to get constructive feedback on your brews, learn about styles, improve your brewing knowledge and meet like-minded beer lovers.…See More
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Che Soffe replied to Che Soffe's discussion Series of smash beers
"Cheers, will try a NZ pils with southern cross. Maybe a rakau pale and a motueka pale."
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Peter Smith replied to Che Soffe's discussion Series of smash beers
"Southern Cross with Pils malt and the Czech yeast play well together.   I great beer. SC is quite an underated hop Planing a 10L Rakau / Golden Promise IPA beer myself, on a clean ale yeast. Hop federation had a Rakau IPA recently at vultures…"
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Che Soffe posted a discussion

Series of smash beers

Hey,I'm planning on doing a series of smash beers using rakau, motueka and southern cross hops.The yeasts I have are London ale iii, cali ale and Czech budejovice.I am planning on trying out gladfield malts, mainly Munich, Pils, Vienna and maybe Manuka smoked.Also would continue snider Maris otter or golden promise.Any recommendations from people on what malts and yeasts would work well together.CheersSee More
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Western Brewers Conference now on Facebook too.

Started by Dunc in HomeBrewers 22 hours ago. 0 Replies

Formed in 2009, the Western Brewers Conference (WBC) is a social home-brewing club, held four times a year in Auckland, New Zealand.The rules are simple: $10 to enter - winner takes all. At the end…Continue

Series of smash beers

Started by Che Soffe in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Che Soffe on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Hey,I'm planning on doing a series of smash beers using rakau, motueka and southern cross hops.The yeasts I have are London ale iii, cali ale and Czech budejovice.I am planning on trying out…Continue

What are you brewing?

Started by nzbrewer in HomeBrewers. Last reply by jt Nov 26. 8206 Replies

Since this is the most popular thread on the RealBeer.co.nz forum I thought I would start it here just to see what happens

Tags: homebrew, ale, brewing, beer

keg king Robo Brew

Started by Damian McCaul in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Shane K Nov 24. 2 Replies

Anyone used the Robobrew by kegking? Interested to know how well it doesContinue

Citra Hops for sale

Started by Mark Meyburg in Buying & Selling. Last reply by Mark Meyburg Nov 24. 3 Replies

Hi I have a limited amount of citra hops for sale. Vaccum packed and stored in freezer.$10 per hundred grams. Have about 700 grams. Cheer MarkOther hops by the kilo at www. nakibrewing.comContinue

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Roosters Brewery is for sale after 22 years

Posted by Chris Harrison on November 15, 2016 at 2:52pm 4 Comments

Chris Harrison 

also known as me has agreed to the wife's request to sell the brewery after 22 years of loyal service.

Currently we are more involved in The Beach House wines side of the business. With lots of Trophies being gained for our Beach house Wines.

The brewery has achieved the primary goal which was pay for everything. Vineyards, 200 Tonne winery and kids private school education.

So now time is more important than money and its time to sell the brewery…

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Us cascade vs nz cascade

Posted by Kroydon on October 16, 2016 at 5:22pm 2 Comments

So I have gotten a hold of a "us cascade" hop plant which is doing great. Question is what separates the nz and us strains. Is it the plant it's self or is it the country/climate it grows in. Google hasn't helped me on this one. I'm not phased just wondering what to expect

Blakes Electric brewery build

Posted by Blake Jones on August 5, 2016 at 1:00pm 8 Comments

Hey there chaps, im in the throws of building a single teir 3 vessel + HEX brew rig, i have been reading through many of the electric builds on here and figured id bang up my own blog for when i inevitable have questions for some of you clever blokes.

Anyway, i have been collecting the vessels and a few other things for some time now, just slowly getting bits as i find them / can afford it. So this is how my plan i drew on sketchup to suss things out in my head, i have condensded it…

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Building a compact electric BIAB setup

Posted by Chig on May 9, 2016 at 10:01am 16 Comments

Gidday folks!

I thought I'd share the experience I've had in building my current brewery: a compact 2.4kW recirculating BIAB rig.

Background

I moved to NZ from the UK around 5 years ago with my wife and daughter, as you'd expect we had lots of "stuff" so space is at a premium. Also, with a young family (two daughters: 5 and 3) my brewdays need to fit around the family schedule. I've been brewing for around 3…

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Large Stainless steel pot

Posted by Niall Tierney on April 23, 2016 at 8:17am 0 Comments

I have a large stainless steel pot with lid 100l . I bought 3 for $150 each as I am building an electric brewery, however I have redesigned it an only require 2. I'll take $120 for it, it's still in the box.
 
 
 

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