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Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 09-23-2015 at 10:10 PM
Brewed this and forgot the oats. Even without the oats, I like it.OG was 1.058 and FG was
1.020.I've brewed this 4 times total now. Since I liked the beer so much without the oats the
first time, I've...
Posted in thread: Mineral taste from gypsum even at low levels. on 05-04-2015 at 03:01 PM
Next time try adding the gypsum during the start of the boil.You won't be raising the PH of the
mash, but you'll have enough calcium for good fermentation and clarity.
Posted in thread: Tri-Clamp vs NPT fittings for kettle? Recirculating Port? on 03-24-2015 at 03:44 AM
I'm glad I went with tri-clover over NPT. I can unhook all my gear, clean it and put it away.
The stuff I found in my pick up tube is nothing I would want to hang around.It's pretty simple
to clean, n...
Posted in thread: Replacement Star San Caps on 03-20-2015 at 11:18 PM
I had the same experience. Really like 5 Star for everything except 5.2.
Posted in thread: Cornelius 750 universal info on 03-13-2015 at 11:27 PM
Nice job on the pictures. What are your plans for it? It looks like you could swap in normal
faucets. I'd think just about anything would work better than the plastic ones on there
now.Just guessing, ...
Posted in thread: Trying to get this water thing right on 03-13-2015 at 05:54 PM
Brewing the Black Pearl Porter recipe this weekend. I'll be making a 5 gallon batch, and using
8 gallons in the mash via BIAB.My plan is 6 mL of 88% Lactic acid in the mash, and then 2.0mg
of calcium ...
Posted in thread: SMaSH MO/Amarillo on 03-11-2015 at 03:03 PM
Was this for 2.5 gallons finished volume?
Posted in thread: Looking for help or cmparison w/ common burners on 03-10-2015 at 05:14 AM
I prefer the BG14 burner (the middle one). I think it is more efficient than the 23 jet for
bringing 10-15 gallons or less to a boil. It can be found in a range of burners from the Bayou
Posted in thread: Best Commerical Crusher on 03-04-2015 at 08:39 PM
I'd search over at probrewer.com. Just put "grain crusher site:probrewer.com" in
Google/Bing/Yahoo/whatever.It looks like a lot of nano-breweries are running a Monster
Mill.Another option is
Posted in thread: Trying to get this water thing right on 03-04-2015 at 04:07 PM
Got the report from Ward Labs:pH 7.8Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 123Electrical
Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.20Cations / Anions, me/L 2.1 / 2.1ppmSodium, Na 16Potassium, K
2Calcium, Ca 16Magnesium,...