"I have a three ring burner and its running on a standard BBQ reg...no probs getting a blue flame with it so far. And can get 30-35 litrees of tap temp water up to mash temp in 20-30 mins, then from mash to boil in similar times.
"Hi Jim, can you please put me down for the guided tasting...will email you too.
Been the last two years with my brother Bren who did your website but he's now in Wellington, so heading along with Dermot this year.
Looking forward to it"
"The site looks great Liam and great to see it won't be too much longer before we can get more info on your gear...the conicals really look the business! Hoping to be moving home in about 6-8 weeks and setting up a brewery/boys bar in the back…"
"Two weeks is a little short. Two drops in a 750 should be plenty I would have thought...I used 5gm brew sugar in last batch and they were perfect. Give them a bit of a gentle mix (tip upside down) and make sure they are keeping warm....and be…"
"I think Coromandel Brewing Co might have something to say about the "Good as Gold'
They have been using that name for the last 4 years. Dont these 'marketers' know how to use…"
"Yes, tried their pale ale on Friday night and its all it promises to be ie. a tasteless Lion brew trying rather obviously to be a gateway beer. The label even says something like "crafty but not too crafty" which says it all.
As far as…"
This caught my eye at the supermarket this afternoon. At $12.99 a six pack it looked like another big brewer at it again!http://lovelypackage.com/crafty-beggars/Sure enough..a quick google and Ratebeer shows it's another Lion Nathan product trying to claw black some market share.Anyone tried it? Saved my pennies for somethimng more worthy ;)See More
"A quick google search will provide you with the answers to this question...but in a nutshell...
1) don't use your airlock and the frequency of its bubbles as an indicator to tell you when fermentation has finished. You can't get a 100%…"
"Doh! False start this morning. Busy getting ready heating up mash water so it could do its thing while I went to town for lunch....but can't find my thermometer!!! Damn sister was last one to use it to try to sous-vide some whole eggs (which…"