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  • Posted in thread: Add gypsum to sparge, or directly to kettle? on 09-18-2012 at 03:17 PM
    It seems to me that aside from a low Ca content, Austin water seems pretty decent for brewing.
    Did you check out that thread I linked above? Apparently a number of the pro brewers in the
    area use only...

  • Posted in thread: Add gypsum to sparge, or directly to kettle? on 09-14-2012 at 07:56 PM
    I'm actually making an IPA with the same water, today, so I'm going with 4g gypsum, split
    between the mash and sparge. It gets me into the calcium range I'm looking for, without
    throwing the ph out of...

  • Posted in thread: Unusually low efficiency? What gives? on 09-13-2012 at 03:50 PM
    For what it's worth, I'm running into that same astringency issue with filtered Austin tap
    water. It's never horrible, just an astringent twang hanging out on the palette. I figured it's
    either mashin...

  • Posted in thread: Water Filter Setup on 06-14-2012 at 09:53 PM
    A simple riff on the same. Replaced the PVC assembly with a single cast street elbow that
    weighs enough to hold it in place over the side of a bucket or pot. The supply side is garden
    hose to QD to ga...

  • Posted in thread: Boulevard Smokestack Series Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale Clone on 08-02-2011 at 08:14 PM
    Been scouring sites for a good Tank 7 clone, and this one sounds pretty promising. Any advice
    on converting to a mini-mash? Not set up for AG, yet.