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  • Posted in thread: Need advice for an Imperial Stout on 09-20-2014 at 10:15 AM
    I finally went out and secured a 10G cooler to make bigger beers.Now I'm concerned, I don't
    have a large enough kettle. I have 5, 8 and 10G aluminum stock pots. I can control my waters to
    keep to the ...

  • Posted in thread: Very Low Tropical/Citrus Flavor In Citra IPA (Double Sunshine Clone) on 09-10-2014 at 10:50 AM
    biertourist- Your post reminds me that I definitely have to finish reading "Yeast."The book he
    is referencing is the Hops book in the same series, I believe. I think Stan H also mentioned
    some of the ...

  • Posted in thread: Pitch Yeast or Keg ASAP? on 09-09-2014 at 06:52 PM
    I'm assuming you mean LAST WEEK Monday, not yesterday?Either way, for a beer to go anywhere
    close to FG FROM 1.103 you're going to need to wait a month before you should expect to see
    your gravity lev...

  • Posted in thread: Pitch Yeast or Keg ASAP? on 09-09-2014 at 06:00 PM
    Actually, if your hydrometer reads high at 60 degrees in distilled water then your actual FG
    right now is 1.027, not 1.033. Anyways, I'd say it's probably done, considering the 4 packs of
    yeast. EDIT:...

  • Posted in thread: Mash PH, how low is too low? on 08-30-2014 at 11:02 AM
    A lower or higher pH will change the hop utilization / quality of the bitterness, since the
    mash pH effects the boil pH....among other flavor differences

  • Posted in thread: Missed OG, can someone explain this on 08-29-2014 at 06:35 PM
    Just my own (anecdotal) experiences. Taking a sample at 152-155, and correcting it via the
    correction tables was off by more than 10 points one time, 15 points another time, and 7 points
    another time ...

  • Posted in thread: Missed OG, can someone explain this on 08-28-2014 at 11:44 PM
    I wouldn't worry about 5 points- it's fine!The reason for the differences in the readings could
    be that the preboil sample wasn't chilled enough before reading. Any readings, even with
    correction tabl...

  • Posted in thread: Quick question on adjusting mash pH on 08-28-2014 at 04:22 PM
    Actually, its acidity is EXACTLY like a roasted malt, specifically a 25L roasted malt, because
    that's what it is by definition -- a 25L roasted malt. It's certainly not a crystal malt, even
    if its aci...

  • Posted in thread: HUGE SALE: Brand New Perlick 424SS Faucets on 08-28-2014 at 04:02 PM
    Thread title fail. These are brand new, never used Perlick 425SSHey brewers I bought these long
    ago in the hopes of installing them into a keezer but other business has came up and I won't be
    able to ...

  • Posted in thread: Quick question on adjusting mash pH on 08-28-2014 at 03:52 PM
    Victory malt is a roast malt, period. We all know that. If your software can't handle known
    truths, then it's a problem with the software, not the user. Which raises the question - what
    other truths a...

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