Last Activity:10-10-2012 6:01 PM
Posted in thread: Pre-bottling taste? on 10-10-2012 at 10:58 PM
I guess I'm an outlier then. I don't package anything that doesn't taste like flat beer. Some
of the flavors will be muted without carbonation and chilling, but it should be the same basic
Posted in thread: Top blew off the primary on 10-10-2012 at 03:14 AM
I had the same thing happen with a WYeast 3068 Hefeweizen nine days ago. The foam plugged up
the one-way valve, which caused a pressure buildup. I was using a glass carboy, the top blew
off so violent...
Posted in thread: Pre-bottling taste? on 10-10-2012 at 12:07 AM
Ahhh, thank you for the assurance. I will bide my time and hope that the conditioning improves
the flavor/complexity. Thank you!
Posted in thread: Pre-bottling taste? on 10-09-2012 at 11:59 PM
Brewed an all-grain hefeweizen (first ever brew) about ten days ago. The specific gravity is
reading 1.010 (off a 1.044 initial) and I'm confident it's basically done fermenting.While
testing the spec...
Posted in thread: Water Profile for German Hefe on 09-29-2012 at 06:13 PM
Oops! I had the wrong mash water volume. I'm using 20 lbs of grain, so I'm assuming at a
water/grain ratio of 2 quarts/lb, that would be about 40 quarts, or 10 gallons. I've bumped
this up to 11 gallo...
Posted in thread: Water Profile for German Hefe on 09-29-2012 at 06:01 PM
I could be inputting something wrong, but right now without the CaCl addition, Brun is telling
me my Mash Ph at room temp will be 4.8. Is that impossible?
Posted in thread: Water Profile for German Hefe on 09-29-2012 at 05:40 PM
Ok, so CaCl only, that I understand. What levels should I boost them to? Right now Brun Water
is telling me that my room temperature Mash Ph will be 4.8 if I use my existing water.
Posted in thread: Water Profile for German Hefe on 09-29-2012 at 02:23 AM
Hello! I'm brewing my first all grain batch this Sunday, really hoping for some advice on my
water profile. My source water is:Ca: 13Mg: 7SO4: 27Na: 0Cl: 21HCO3: 25I've read everything I
can find on a...