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Katerina Madarova replied to Katerina Madarova's discussion beer bottles
"$1 per bottle incl. the swing top"
Sunday
R0knR0lla replied to Katerina Madarova's discussion beer bottles
"How much?"
Sunday
Peter Smith replied to Cain Harland's discussion M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks
"I have a 12L la trapee blond clone with yeast from bottle grown to 1.5L buy more beer and harvest the yeast  !!!! I think for many reasons some yeasts cannot be dried "
Friday
Cain Harland replied to Cain Harland's discussion M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks
"maybe but it was the most full on fermentation Ive ever had so prob not an under pitch"
Thursday
Crusader-Rob replied to Cain Harland's discussion M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks
"Interesting. We've been having some discussions down here regarding the MJ dry yeasts. the packets are actuall1.5g smaller than Fermentis and Danstar packs. (10g) Couple with that, the sometimes slower start times for these MJ yeast. and a…"
Thursday
Cain Harland replied to Cain Harland's discussion M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks
"4 packs straight into 40l if I remember correctly"
Aug 18
Crusader-Rob replied to Cain Harland's discussion M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks
"cheers for the update - what was your yeast pitching rate? Personally I dont think you needed the extra yeast. but im not sure why it wouldn't carb with sugar. that why im suggesting a pitch rate issue, which would explai nthe yeast crapping…"
Aug 18
Cain Harland replied to Cain Harland's discussion M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks
"Thought I should follow up on this one for anyone interested in the yeast. I was drinking a La Trappe Quad and the esters, phenol's etc reminded me a lot of what I got from the yeast, only the Quad was good and my Tripel was horrible enough to…"
Aug 17

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beer bottles

Started by Katerina Madarova in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Katerina Madarova on Sunday. 4 Replies

Hi,I am offering 500ml flip top bottles for a good price.The bottles are palletized (1848 bottles on a pallete). The flip tops are separate and have logo printed on them.The price is open for…Continue

M31 Belgian Tripel Yeast from Mangrove Jacks

Started by Cain Harland in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Peter Smith on Friday. 29 Replies

Anyone used / have an opinion on this stuffContinue

Kegging off flavours

Started by Cain Harland in General. Last reply by Cain Harland Aug 17. 29 Replies

Quit often when I first tap a keg it tastes like crap. Its a flavor I have trouble describing it dank and chemical maybe. I usually suspect something is wrong with the hops and its something I don't…Continue

SOBA National Homebrew Competition 2016

Started by Tom C in HomeBrewers. Last reply by Sam DT Aug 17. 16 Replies

Hi homebrewersThis year's NHC will be judged on Saturday November 5th and entries will need to be in by October 28th.Keep an eye on the website: nhc.soba.org.nz and Twitter: twitter.com/soba_nhc for…Continue

Gladfields Redback

Started by David R in HomeBrewers. Last reply by David R Aug 14. 9 Replies

Thinking about brewing a red IPA and figured this would be a good one to use, does anyone have any thoughts/experiences with it?Continue

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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 13 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.

Four of a kind – Epic Armageddon’s winning hand

Posted by nzbrewer on April 11, 2016 at 6:30am 1 Comment

The trophies keep piling up for Epic Beer’s Armageddon IPA, which has claimed its fourth major crown in less than a year after it was named best in class at the New World Beer and Cider Awards.

And to seal Epic’s position as this country’s leading producer of hop-driven beers, Epic Pale Ale also…

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Keg and Fermenter Cleaner

Posted by Norrii on April 2, 2016 at 12:50pm 0 Comments

Inspired by Tony Yates here are the parts I used:

  • Large bucket from Mitre10 Mega ($8) - to house the pump and water
  • 2 x lids ($2 ea) - One with cutouts for Kegs and one with cut outs for Fermenters
  • 1 x Ozito 350w Pump from Bunnings ($80)
  • Brass reducer / bushing 1" to 1/2" ($4) - screws on to the pump outlet
  • 1/2" compression fitting - screws on to brass reducer and…
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