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Posted in thread: Want to stop buying bottled water for brewing on 02-09-2016 at 09:46 PM
I just want to enjoy brew day and do my thing and I didn't want to turn it into a Saturday
chemistry class.It doesn't need to be. If you get a water report you can then simply use any of
the online ca...
Posted in thread: SS Brewtech Heated and Cooled Chronical kit on 02-09-2016 at 09:34 PM
After seeing the heat pad on the mash tun doesnt seem to hold temps I am leery of changing this
outI have no experience with this kit at all, but just wanted to point out that a mash tun
needs a lot m...
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-09-2016 at 09:19 PM
Far too many "NOT" messages in this year's version.Heh, yeah though oddly they somehow
neglected to include a "Not GREAT beer" :DRev.
Posted in thread: Want to stop buying bottled water for brewing on 02-09-2016 at 09:15 PM
I came here trying to figure out what I need to do to use my tap water. If the answer is simply
nothing at all, then I guess I'm good.But you stated earlier, "yeah, I should have said I
really don't w...
Posted in thread: Want to stop buying bottled water for brewing on 02-09-2016 at 09:00 PM
Yes, but good tap water will still make good beer and keep away from delving into water
chemistry.Water chemistry is really not that difficult. If you can use an online calculator
with a grain bill to...
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-09-2016 at 08:51 PM
It's a better ad than last year's I'll give them that!If their marketing people were smart
they'd instead have done an ad focusing on remembrance. They could've done an ad like,
"Remember your first b...
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-09-2016 at 04:55 PM
I thought the guy flicking the orange off the rim was funny.Yeah, I actually hate when
bartenders put fruit on my glass regardless of the beer, I always tell them upfront not to. The
worst is lemon si...
Posted in thread: AB Super Bowl Ad on 02-09-2016 at 04:35 PM
I'm not sure how it even alludes to craft beer...It was selling Budweiser.You're not sure? It's
not totally obvious?Not a hobby (referring to homebrew as most craft breweries start from
Posted in thread: How important is mash temperature, *really*? on 02-07-2016 at 06:26 PM
Many situations. Depends on the accuracy of your thermometer and placement. It was impractical
for me to measure mine anywhere but coming out of the spigot. Heat added at the bottom. But the
Posted in thread: How important is mash temperature, *really*? on 02-07-2016 at 12:03 AM
Here's another example... say someone gives me a recipe and that recipe calls for mashing at
156. If I try to make that recipe with MY rig, the mash temperature might as well be
disregarded given the ...