Last Activity:07-31-2014 4:22 PM
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Posted in thread: 15 or 19 gal kettle for 5 gal batch on 07-22-2014 at 06:57 PM
I'm going against the grain and recommending you get the 19 gallon kettle. I get that most if
not all of your batches will be 5 gallons but when, and you will decide to brew up a double
batch of your ...
Posted in thread: I uninvite myself to brew days... Do you? on 05-22-2014 at 07:30 PM
I get what the OP is saying, I'm very much like this. It's a part of me that I want to change
about myself. In situations like this I take a few deep breaths, a few swigs of beer and try to
sit back a...
Posted in thread: Kona, Fire Rock Pale Ale (AG Clone) on 05-08-2014 at 01:10 AM
This recipe is outstanding! Although I have to say that I prefer the beer cloudy than clear. I
feel it loses something when the yeast drop. I've never had the original Fire Rock so can't
Posted in thread: Do you drink your failures? on 04-24-2014 at 02:15 AM
Life is too short to drink ****ty beer. Needless to say, I'll dump it and chalk it up to a
Posted in thread: 30 minutes into mash-in and missed temp!! on 04-19-2014 at 06:03 PM
Go buy yourself a Thermapen!
Posted in thread: Increasing Calcium on 04-17-2014 at 11:01 PM
Dumb question- but if you don't want to raise your sulfate, why are you adding magesium
sulfate? I don't understand that.Calcium of 150 ppm is unnecessarily high. I'd go with 50-75
ppm if you want eno...
Posted in thread: Increasing Calcium on 04-17-2014 at 09:20 PM
Thanks for the quick replies.I have several reasons why I want to keep my sulfate levels on the
lower end and my calcium up a bit. I want to brew a well balanced American Amber Ale and keep
Posted in thread: Increasing Calcium on 04-17-2014 at 06:48 PM
Is it ok to increase calcium with slaked lime, then compensate my mash ph with lactid acid? I'm
brewing an amber ale and want to harden my water without increasing my sulfate levels. Cheers.
Posted in thread: how much should a co2 refill cost? on 04-13-2014 at 07:34 PM
I work for a company that services fire extinguishers. I fill them myself for free. :)
Posted in thread: Are there any hops you actually dislike? on 04-10-2014 at 05:45 PM
Bramling Cross. I've had several beers with this hop and I find it rather disgusting.