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Kevin Sharp
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Smoothcone Plant Free to a Good Home in Christchurch

Started Dec 25, 2015 0 Replies

Left this by the book fridge at the corner of Kilmore and Barbadoes about a hour ago.Can't say how long it will stay there, but it's got about 2 days worth of water.Continue

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Kevin Sharp replied to Scott H's discussion London Pride Clone. in the group Clone Brews
"In case anyone missed it, Fullers recently tweeted a brewing record (attached below) for ESB, LP and Chiswick Bitter. They're all the same brew (parti-gyled). ESB and CB are dry hopped. LP isn't. The brew sheet lists light crystal, but I…"
Feb 25
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Clone Brews

Group to facilitate the brewing and creation of recipes to brew clones of commercially available beers.Please start each clone recipe as a new discussion in the discussion forum so we can find recipes when searchingSee More
Feb 25
Kevin Sharp replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"Are you sure it the Target that's missing? I just found the Michael Jackson Pocket Guide to Beer (6th Ed). That states that bottle conditioned Spitfire is dry hopped with EKG.  That would contribute to the spicy, dry finish that is…"
Jan 23
Kevin Sharp replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"Even the commercial suppliers in the UK don't have fresher than 2016, but Hops Direct in Yakima have 2016 UK Target, Bramling and Savinjski at US$5 per pound."
Jan 22
Kevin Sharp replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"Target has very poor storability - alpha acids decline at about twice the rate as something like Warrior. Added to this, it's very difficult to buy current season Target in home brewing quantities. These people sell them but only as cones. I…"
Jan 22
Kevin Sharp replied to Gary Walker's discussion Samuel Smith's Taddy Porter
"Hastings, East Sussex or the other one? I can't tell you who's distributing it in NZ, but there's a recipe on p244 of Clone Brews (https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=IlPBcoQZEo0C&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)."
Jan 22
Kevin Sharp replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"The recipe is adapted from Clone Brews. I go with a big starter (not sure why it says "no starter" when I export it) because the esters should be evident, but subtle. Pitch at 18degC and ramp temperature to 21degC after 60% potential…"
Jan 21
Kevin Sharp replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"It's usually the Goldings that are hard to match. Goldings are not a single cultivar. If anything it was developed as a marketing term meaning fine hops. Traditionally commercial brewers in the UK specified a particular grower in their recipes…"
Jan 21
Kevin Sharp updated their profile
Sep 26, 2017

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Favorite Beers?
Rich Stouts, Fruity Begians and West Coast IPA.
Favorite Breweries?
New Belguim, Laguinatas, Youngs, Three Boys, 8-Wired.
Favorite Bars/Pubs?
Pomeroys, The Old Bank (Blenheim), New Belgium tap room, practically anywhere in England.
About Me:
A novice brewer for 30 years and I've now got about a hundred all-grain batches under my belt ... which is why I've had to let out a notch or two.

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