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Posted in thread: Do I need a false bottom? on 01-30-2015 at 05:15 AM
I use to use a braided line, but have since picked up a bag from wilserbrewer. First batch with
the bag went great. I like that I can crush my grain as fine as I want with no worry. I also
Posted in thread: Syracuse NY water report on 01-19-2015 at 01:57 PM
picked up 8 gallons of distilled and plan on using 80% distilled and 2 mL of lactic acid. That
put my pH and and mineral content numbers pretty darn close to pilsen water. Starting Water
Posted in thread: Syracuse NY water report on 01-17-2015 at 02:37 PM
Clay Cicero area more specifically. Just got my Ward Labs report back and I figured I would
share for anyone interested. pH - 8.1Total Dissolved Solids - 205Electrical Conductivity -
Posted in thread: (Final Attempt) Switch to AG: Worried on 01-07-2015 at 03:50 AM
Have you thought about getting a Ward Labs water report? The cheaper W-6 kit will contain all
the mineral levels you'd care about for brewing. There are plenty of knowledgeable folks around
here to po...
Posted in thread: Looking for some help with my alkaline water on 01-06-2015 at 04:53 AM
Fellow Syracuse guy here (Cicero). I finally ordered a Ward Labs kit yesterday. I got a copy of
a past water report for the area off of someone online, which looks like the one you posted.
After some ...
Posted in thread: SS hose clamp screw rusting, other options? on 12-30-2014 at 03:17 AM
https://www.brewhardware.com/product_p/hoseclampsm10pk.htm :mug:Or do what I did and get a BIAB
bag for your cooler
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 11-03-2014 at 03:39 AM
Had a bottle shatter while sitting on the counter cooling. I was using 190 for a temp and would
not consider this batch over carbed by any means. They don't get much if any head and there
does not see...
Posted in thread: Gravity for Priming/backsweetening on 10-28-2014 at 01:31 AM
I just bottled one of my 5 gal batches and used 3 cans of frozen apple juice concentrate. It is
just a little on the sweet side, but not bad. I will probably go with 2 cans on the next 5 gal.
Posted in thread: Where do you buy your cider? on 10-08-2014 at 05:22 AM
Local orchard near me fills my buckets for $3.50/gal when they press on Fridays. I guess I
can't really complain about the price going up .50 from last year :D
Posted in thread: Oxygen from racking cane? on 10-06-2014 at 12:59 AM
01TRV - that will be dissolved CO2 becoming free CO2 because of the vacuumExcept it only
happened just after I get the siphon started and didn't come back after positioning the hose to
release the tra...