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Posted in thread: Has anyone use sulfuric acid for mash acidification? on 03-20-2015 at 10:33 AM
OK so without acids it's still beer? So mix crushed grains and hot water, how do I hold it at a
particular temperature? Which machine does this? Like those I see advertised on this forum? So
Posted in thread: Reducing alkalinity with slaked lime on 03-02-2015 at 12:08 PM
@ajdelange, thanks for your reply. Some doubt:- How change mg/L to mEq/L?- After remove the
alkalinity, some Ca++ will be consumed to precipitate as CaCO3, and now to other questions: -
Should I remov...
Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 11-16-2014 at 01:44 PM
Read the full thread, great info but I noticed some conflicting information. Some people stir
at the end of the mash, then vorlauf, drain and sparge while others don't stir at end of mash.
Is there a ...
Posted in thread: 304 Stainless and RODI on 11-09-2014 at 03:19 PM
I'm definitely safe WRT all the parts of the RO system including the plumbing (plastic pipe)
but I do let water sit in the HLT and/or mash tun over night without (so far) any sorry.Cool,
thanks for th...
Posted in thread: 304 Stainless and RODI on 11-08-2014 at 11:14 PM
I sincerely hope not!Better safe than sorry :P
Posted in thread: 304 Stainless and RODI on 11-08-2014 at 07:31 PM
It sounds like the effect would be EXTREMELY minimal: mm of penetration per yearequivalent to
0.00002742857142857143 mm of penetration per 12 hoursCool, thanks for the link
Posted in thread: 304 Stainless and RODI on 11-08-2014 at 05:14 PM
Does anyone know if there's enough leaching, from stainless in contact with RODI water for 12
hours or less, to worry about in terms of brewing? Reactivity charts would make me think it's
Posted in thread: Best malt for sweetening Belgian blond beers on 11-07-2014 at 07:37 PM
What kind of base malt are you using? Using a Belgian pilsner malt really makes a huge
difference. I like Castle pilsner malt.Dingemans is also pretty nice (I loved the saison I made
with it recently....
Posted in thread: Best malt for sweetening Belgian blond beers on 11-07-2014 at 07:28 PM
Why not just mash a little higher to create some complex sugars to sweeten the final beer?That,
to me, tends to create a fuller beer, but not necessarily a sweeter beer. Dextrins aren't
Posted in thread: Stainless Passivation on 11-05-2014 at 03:04 PM