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    Any Central Coast Ag Brewers Out There? Would Love To Come See You Do

    G'day Willis, Just saw your post. I live at Saratoga & mash when I have a chance. I have a basic 3 tier system & your more than welcome to come over & have a look. Hopefully I will be able to help you out.My no is 0413993687. Todd
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    2008 Hop Plantations

    G'day fellas, hope this hasn't been covered already. I put in a chinook rhizome in early November & has been growing well & this week the buds have transformed from the hair like heads ( pic1) to the magical looking hop cones(pic2). Could anyone give me a rough estimate on maturing time...
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    Whats In The Glass Pics

    sorry about that, try again.
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    Whats In The Glass Pics

    One of Jazzafishs hand pumped Progress Ale from the Hills Brewers Big Brew Day.
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    Ahb Sydney Pub Crawl 2006

    Sorry guys, dont know how to add to list. but add us to the list plus the Deb, seeing as Mel, Janelle & where is Sandra Trev, coming. Won't have the back of my truck to myself this time though. Todd
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    Who's Going To Paddy's Tasting Night

    I'll be there with SWMBO , with a mate & his G/F ,so there will be a few women there. Looking forward to it. Crusher.
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    Re-using Trub At Bottom Of Fermenter?

    Fellas,thanks for response. I have dumped on top of primary before no problems, but what I was wondering was can you do it on trub left at bottom of secondary Crusher.
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    Turn Up The Heat

    Fellas, Called into Rays Outdoors last week & bought a gas burner & stand & when got home later was reading threads on burners it dawned on me that I had bought a NASA.Well that made me happy.Only problem is when turned on it only seems to burn evenly with tape over the air inlet. With air...
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    Re-using Trub At Bottom Of Fermenter?

    Hey Fellas' Back on re using trub from fermenter,is it possible to get a brew going from pitching on top of trub left at bottom of secondary. Reason I'm asking is I was wanting to put on a brew tomorrow & completely forgot about getting a starter going beforehand. I have a APA coming out of...
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    Wrap Up: Sydney Ahb Pub Crawl 2005

    Hey fellas, yes a great night was had by all. Thanks to everyone that came. We will have to make it an annual event. I ended up in that private function at the Lord Nelson on my way back to my truck, only lasted a few minutes before being escorted out by security. Got some cake though. Woke up...
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    Are You Coming To The Ahb Sydney Pub Crawl ?

    Me on pat malone, wife forgot about trip to Dubbo Zoo. Crusher
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    Orange Peel

    Hi guys, I am going to be brewing a belgian wit on the weekend & am after some advice on drying your own orange peel. I did a trappist like beer about 12 months ago with some dried orange peel from an asian store. & it turned out really nice. But I have been told by a good authority that I...
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    Avoiding Stuck Wheat Sparges

    Grunter, I spoke to him a few days ago & he was right out of rice hulls. He is Northern District brewers. 0416 107 767 is his mobile Crusher
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    Are You Coming To The Ahb Sydney Pub Crawl ?

    I'm up for a saturday arvo for sure, lets do it. SWMBO would definitely come as she likes a good beer as much as me, & a few of you boys have met her already. An arvo/night with a good super 12 on would top it off. ie waratahs/ highlanders or waratahs/ brumbies 16/4/05. Just an option...
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    How Long Is To Long (counter Flow Exchanger)

    Big Fella, Its just a very fine stainless mesh used for termite protection on buildings that I just folded up into a big tea bag & can put all hops in. At end of boil, just take out & give good clean ready for next brew. I bought it at a metal recycler from scrap bins It was about $1.00 for...