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Posted in thread: Fermax vs. Fermaid on 08-04-2014 at 12:42 PM
I'm not a mead expert, so someone else may correct me. My understanding is that as long as your
yeast nutrient does not contain urea it will be fine to use. Look in to staggered nutrient
additions if ...
Posted in thread: Free HomeBrewTalk Swag - Giveaway Open to All on 08-01-2014 at 05:39 PM
Posted in thread: How many Fermenters do you have. on 07-30-2014 at 05:59 PM
5 7 gallon buckets4 5 gallon glass carboys1 6.5 gallon glass carboy1 2.5 gallon plastic Mr.
Beer fermentor I have never used5 1 gallon glass jugs for experiments/yeast starters
Posted in thread: Help me decide between 3 different kettles on 07-29-2014 at 04:36 PM
My advice when purchasing a kettle is to go big. I bought a 32 quart that worked OK for 5
gallon extract brewing, but now it's useless for all grain. I then bought a 52 quart for BIAB,
but is a little...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Water Chemistry on 07-25-2014 at 10:22 PM
Thanks for the replies, guys. So I gather that each malt has it's own pH and the calculator is
just guessing based upon the category ("base malt", "roasted malt", "crystal malt")? Good to
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Water Chemistry on 07-25-2014 at 06:23 PM
Sorry AJ but I'm a little unclear on the pH. With the adjustments in the pictures above (8.43
mL lactic acid and 5g gypsum), the calculator I used came out to 5.3 pH. Is that incorrect?In
addition to ...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Water Chemistry on 07-25-2014 at 01:33 PM
Hello,This is my second venture with adjusting my water profile to obtain proper mash pH and
flavor profile. I was hoping some of you guys with more info could look this over and let me
know if I'm on...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 07-23-2014 at 02:44 PM
I over oaked this last time I brewed it. It was still delicious, but the oak overhsadowed the
bourbon and the roasty flavor.I'm brewing this again on Saturday and doing a parti-gyle smaller
stout for ...
Posted in thread: Adding hops or malts to must?? on 07-18-2014 at 12:06 PM
I'm not sure how exactly Dogfish Head made it, but their Sixty-One was made with grape must. I
didn't like it much at all.
Posted in thread: Things about your co-workers that annoy you on 07-11-2014 at 02:14 PM
What I used to get along those lines were calls at 7pm Friday night and the boss saying, "Can
you be in LA Monday morning, for three weeks, and work 16 hour days on a project that is three