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Dave W
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Dave W's Discussions

IBU's Pellets Vs whole hops?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jt Jul 29, 2012. 3 Replies

Just trying to work out adjustments for a recipe between the IBU's I can expect from pelleted hops and whole hops.Are the pelleted hops any stronger??Continue

HLT sight glass

Started this discussion. Last reply by mattd2 Sep 26, 2013. 19 Replies

My 40L electric HLT works a treat but I need to add a sight glass to improve it.What's a good place to source one?Continue

Tags: equipment, HLT

Citra hops 2012 crop

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris P Jan 22, 2013. 3 Replies

From the craft beer forum at Linkedin, in case some of you still have a bit of Citra lust left in you.…Continue

Tags: growers, hop, hops, Citra

Gamko refrigerator/keg cabinet

Started Aug 27, 2011 0 Replies

My beer fridge from hell is up for sale on trade me, moving house and no room for it in the new place dammit!It was brand new in January, so the no reserve start price is a bargain! Line line chill…Continue

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Latest Activity

Dave W and FatD are now friends
Aug 8, 2016
Dave W replied to denimglen's discussion Recipe Advice Thread
"It can be done that way Cain, I have had a good result the one time I've tried by pouring off 5L into a pot, bring it to the boil and add the Hop extract as soon as it hits the boil, Boil for another 5 min's, cool and return to the keg."
Aug 6, 2016
Dave W replied to Ian N's discussion W(h)anganui
"Yep I second the Rutland arms."
Apr 23, 2014
Dave W replied to Crusader-Rob's discussion Force Carbonation
"I've found cranking up the pressure and giving the keg a damn good shake speeds it up heaps. You can hear the extra gas going in and when the noise fades give it another shake. Keg carbonated in 10 mins usually, downside is if your kegged beer…"
Apr 18, 2014
Dave W replied to denimglen's discussion Recipe Advice Thread
"Basically it's a black lager. There's a few on the beersmith site, http://beersmithrecipes.com/searchrecipe?term=Schwarzbier+Black+Beer"
Apr 17, 2014
Dave W replied to Crusader-Rob's discussion Rayon vert
"You could try the Wyeast Roaselare? It contains a mix of lacto, brett another bug I can't remember the name of and 2 strains of Belgian yeast."
Apr 14, 2014
Dave W replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"I got it from the Beersmith forums."
Mar 11, 2014
Dave W replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"Yeah I've used this recipe, I was fairly pleased with it, quite a nice beer."
Mar 10, 2014
Dave W replied to FatD's discussion US & NZ Hops, Stir Plate, Kegs for Sale, Brewing System
"G'day Dermot, What have you got left in the way of hops?"
Feb 4, 2014
Dave W replied to jt's discussion What are you drinking ?
"Kicking back with a Rogue Dead guy ale to match my lazy bachelor dinner of pie and oven chips with chili sauce. Really really love that big malty base of the Rogues! It just tastes so different to Kiwi and Euro malt bases."
Nov 14, 2013
Dave W liked Llew Bardecki's discussion Miscellaneous Brewery Equipment Suppliers
Oct 31, 2013
Dave W replied to Crusader-Rob's discussion Brewing Techniques - BIAB etc.
"Heh heh check out the brewing technique described in this trade me advert! Mmm sounds so tasty! Bahahahahahahaha http://www.trademe.co.nz/home-living/food-beverage/other/auction-654771868.htm Stout brew has been a favorite of beer drinkers…"
Oct 31, 2013
Dave W replied to mattd2's discussion "Homebrewer" busted for selling spirits
"Totally illegal, as is every single home brew contest in New Zealand. the police and Customs just turn a blind eye to it on a "don't ask don't tell" kind of deal."
Oct 22, 2013
Dave W replied to nzbrewer's discussion What are you brewing?
"I brewed this awhile back, I was quite happy with the results, this wort can def carry more late/dry hopping than the original recipe."
Oct 17, 2013
mattd2 replied to Dave W's discussion HLT sight glass
"Hey Peter, never followed through on it sorry (but now I possibly need to look at it again). I'll catch you tonight."
Sep 26, 2013
Peter Church replied to Dave W's discussion HLT sight glass
"Hi Matt, just planning my sight glass build, Did you wind up getting the Polycarb tubing, if so do you have a surplus, happy to purchase enough for a couple if you have spare. catch up tonight anyway. Cheers"
Sep 26, 2013

Profile Information

Favorite Beers?
Townsend NTA
Rothaus Tanenzapple
Rogue Dead guy
Mikes Imperial IPA
Peak brewing Cornhill porter
Golden Bear Bear trappe
All of the beers by 8wired!!!!!!!
Favorite Breweries?
Mikes Organic
Yeastie boys
Favorite Bars/Pubs?
Hashingo Zake
Southern cross
Hawthorn lounge
Bar Edward
Gladstone inn
About Me:
mountain biker
motor biker
demented experimenter of new tastes and textures.

Comment Wall (1 comment)

At 7:12pm on April 25, 2013, Jake said…

Dave yes still got a couple of brewdogs left if you are interested let me know cheers jake 

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