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Posted in thread: Im really not trying to be brag... But on 01-15-2015 at 06:09 AM
Oh, I'm totally bragging :mug:On both here and reddit lol.
Posted in thread: High ABV bottling issues on 12-31-2014 at 08:46 PM
That beer could take up to 6 weeks to carb, you are checking too soon.Yup, I knew it was too
soon, but I completely lack the patience and self control lol. Tomorrow will be exactly 4 weeks
from the bo...
Posted in thread: High ABV bottling issues on 12-31-2014 at 06:31 PM
I have an imp stout with a similar situation... OG of 1.110, FG of 1.030, right around 10.5%
abv. I opened a bottle at 2.5 weeks, which I knew was early but I was curious, got a little
"pffft" out of ...
Posted in thread: immersion vs. plate chiller - I've only ever used immersion on 12-30-2014 at 12:40 AM
have to disagree, to a point. I have water going in to IC at full blast but restrict flow out,
lets the water pull more heat out of the wort as it passes thru chiller. doing this has dropped
my chill ...
Posted in thread: immersion vs. plate chiller - I've only ever used immersion on 12-29-2014 at 05:00 PM
I have used plate chillers exclusively in the past, but this year I decided to try the jaded
hydra.I sold my plate chiller.The hydra is easier to clean, easier to use, and chills just as
well. Plus, t...
Posted in thread: How much do you tinker with your water... on 12-29-2014 at 03:13 AM
Even sulfate is a matter of taste- some brewers recommend 300 ppm for pale ales and IPAs, and I
like a more modest level in all by one of my recipes. You can try it, and add a bit of gypsum
to the gla...
Posted in thread: How much do you tinker with your water... on 12-29-2014 at 02:14 AM
Lots of good replies itt, I think I am going to do some side by side comparisons, brew the same
beer twice and experiment with different water additions. What really got me needing out over
this was t...
Posted in thread: How much do you tinker with your water... on 12-29-2014 at 02:11 AM
HollisBT, I apologize. I did not read your message correctly initially, and as you can see I
did change my post. I didn't realize it was too late until two minutes ago.No worries man, I
actually saw t...
Posted in thread: How much do you tinker with your water... on 12-28-2014 at 05:08 PM
I will guess you searched under the wrong thing to find water adjustment calculators, other
wise you would have found Bru'n Water and Ez_Water. If I remember correctly, one of them does
have an ion ca...
Posted in thread: Brutus Ten complete stand for sale on 12-28-2014 at 04:47 PM
I know you said you are looking to trade, but if you consider buying new pub kegs, grape and
grain has a pretty good deal on them right now.