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  • Posted in thread: How critical is PH for partial mash on 09-24-2015 at 08:54 PM
    1) Show me where Palmer's approach was disprovedI think it's fair to say that this article
    discredits the use of RA to estimate mash pH. I for one was surprised to learn that Kolbach's
    original resear...

  • Posted in thread: Interesting Water Report on 07-16-2015 at 01:23 PM
    It looks like it could be ion-exchange softened water. Virtually all the calcium and magnesium
    has been stripped and a lot of sodium is in its place.Thanks Martin -- that is what I was
    beginning to su...

  • Posted in thread: Interesting Water Report on 07-15-2015 at 05:22 PM
    So I've had water samples analyzed for a half-dozen locations over the past few years, and this
    is the first one that doesn't completely make sense to me. It looks like otherwise soft water
    with (effe...

  • Posted in thread: Dark Beer Problems on 06-01-2015 at 08:34 PM
    Are your dark beers, too "sharp", thin or acidic? Then brewing water it is...I will second the
    recommendation to use Bru'N Water or another mash pH prediction spreadsheet, but I will
    respectfully disa...

  • Posted in thread: filling a sanke D corny keg on 05-22-2015 at 07:25 PM
    Some breweries will clean your keg for you for a nominal fee.To fill one keg from another,
    you'll need two sanke couplers, with the check valves removed from one coupler so that beer can
    flow in and e...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on my Mini-Fridge Kegerator Build Plans on 05-22-2015 at 07:04 PM
    Just wondering if you went ahead with this kegerator project and if you ran into any issues
    with that Danby refrigerator. We are starting to shop around for a new fridge for a conversion
    and are consi...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with Nottingham? on 05-19-2015 at 01:43 AM
    Did you rehydrate? what was the pitch temp? pitch rate? age of yeast?I love UK
    ales/IPAs/bitters for their earthy notes. Are you sure this isn't just simply the result of the
    style?11 grams, rehydrate...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with Nottingham? on 05-18-2015 at 07:35 PM
    For those of us with questioned looks on our faces and taste buds, would you folks care to
    throw out anything resembling a flavor, noun, adjective, modifying participle to help us with
    what "off flavo...

  • Posted in thread: Quick Question on 05-18-2015 at 07:26 PM
    But I got my refractometer for Christmas. So really, it was cheaper than the two hydrometers
    I've purchased.Yeah, me too.

  • Posted in thread: American Pale Ale all grain recipe - WANTED on 05-18-2015 at 07:23 PM
    One question though, it doesn't mention which yeast to use. Any ideas?I haven't had Gamma Ray,
    so there may be an English yeast character to that beer that you might be expecting in your
    brew. General...


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