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Posted in thread: Soft water and brewing. Need help. on 11-28-2013 at 07:55 AM
Thanks, I am not new to AZ. I have lived here 13 years. Just started brewing out here. Before I
was brewing in Michigan. I work there and spent so much time there that is where I began
brewing. I rece...
Posted in thread: Soft water and brewing. Need help. on 11-27-2013 at 11:21 PM
Yes, I use Starsan, which is why I was concerned about the soft water. Here is the local water
report. Plus the houses water softener which I am not even sure what all it adds.
Posted in thread: Soft water and brewing. Need help. on 11-27-2013 at 10:58 PM
I just moved my brewing operation from Michigan and its rich delicious hard water to Arizona. I
am in Glendale and the tap water tastes horrible. Add to the fact that I have a water softener
in the ho...
Posted in thread: new equipment? on 05-08-2013 at 03:57 AM
As for the kegging set up, I'd say go for it. I only bottled my first batch. After that I got a
3 keg set up with a 7.1CF Chest freezer from sams club. A Johnson A419 temp controller to run
the show, ...
Posted in thread: True Brew Oktoberfest lager Question on 04-14-2013 at 03:08 AM
UPDATE!Well, it has been a long road. After fermentation and a diacetyl rest, I put it in my
chest freezer at 32 degrees for 2 months and 5 days. I force carbed it last Friday, and had my
first pint l...
Posted in thread: Newbies-don't trust the markings on your bucket! on 04-14-2013 at 02:51 AM
It is, in fact, a Northern Brewer Bucket.I recently bought a scale, since I started doing
partial mash recipes that weren't from kits. I put a large plastic bowl on my scale (accurate
to 0.05 oz) and ...
Posted in thread: 3 piece airlock blowoff problems on 03-10-2013 at 10:42 PM
I find that a 1 inch tube fits perfectly inside the three piece airlock. I use it in my
buckets. I would post a pic, but it is not handy right now. 5 ft of 1 inch tube is about right
to go up and down...
Posted in thread: Bucket residue help on 03-03-2013 at 08:36 PM
Update. Well, I left the bucket full of starsan for about a week and a half or so. Washed it
out last night. Came out nice and clean again. I would love to switch back to PBW, but until I
can pick it ...
Posted in thread: Bucket residue help on 02-21-2013 at 07:54 PM
OK, yeah I was using PBW initially, but the cost was more extreme for me. 7lbs of oxyclean is
$12 at the local Meijers vs. 1 lb of PBW for $8. Is the limeaway or CLR going to be safe for
use in a ferm...
Posted in thread: Bucket residue help on 02-19-2013 at 07:30 AM
I have it soaking in star san now. How long do you think that I should leave it?