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Posted in thread: Calling Aj or Martin on 11-29-2014 at 02:25 PM
Thanks for the insight guys about the water. The only probably I would have with using the tap
water and adding acid to it to get it right is the water profile does change throughout the
year and I do...
Posted in thread: Calling Aj or Martin on 11-25-2014 at 09:32 PM
I do like the use of RO water as it should be always the same starting point where as my water
changes from season to season. The only bad part for the RO system is I brew in an
non-insulated shop and...
Posted in thread: Calling Aj or Martin on 11-25-2014 at 02:06 AM
Here is my water report from Ward LabspH 7.2Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 277Electrical
Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.46Cations / Anions, me/L 4.2 / 3.9ppmSodium, Na 4Potassium, K 3Calcium,
Posted in thread: What cleaner do you use on your aluminum gear? on 08-31-2014 at 04:27 AM
I spray it off with hose water, then take a plastic scrub brush and dunk that in pbw that is
running through my plate chiller and pump and scrub the protein ring off and then spray it
again with hose ...
Posted in thread: Zythos and ????? on 08-01-2014 at 06:50 PM
I know I really wanted to like it. The description it had made it sound awesome.
Posted in thread: Zythos and ????? on 07-31-2014 at 02:11 AM
IMO bitter with zythos it was a terrible hop to me. The description made it sound awesome but
it was nothing like that. Take in mind these were 2012 or 2011 it might have been the first
year for zytho...
Posted in thread: Session IPA Recipe help on 05-15-2014 at 02:04 PM
I have a feeling its astringency due to to many hops with the low gravity. Since I can brew a
clean 4% cream ale. Tasted the 2nd batch last night and I got a good bit of astringency to it.
Its still o...
Posted in thread: Wort for Yeast Starter on 05-11-2014 at 10:21 PM
Honestly don't even have to boil it since you need to pressure can it. There still will be hot
break in the jar whether its boiled or not at least for me.Pressure can it @ 15-17psi for 20
mins and you...
Posted in thread: Pliney the Elder - 240 IBUs on 05-11-2014 at 09:18 PM
I don't think thats 240ibu either. The PTE clone I have done before used 4oz of columbus at
90min. Plus I think there is some simcoe at 45 or 30 too also some centennial around there
Posted in thread: Wort for Yeast Starter on 05-11-2014 at 09:13 PM
Yup I can wort for my starters just do up a extra 5 gallon batch of 1.040ish wort and then can
it all and it holds steady on my shelf. Canning 5 gallons takes a while but the savings and
time to do th...