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Posted in thread: Please Help Me Understand Bonnie Blue Brew Water Calc on 12-21-2011 at 02:44 AM
Posted in thread: 2 different water calculators=different amt of mineral additions, why? on 01-03-2011 at 10:13 PM
What is wierd is, the final numbers of Ph, Alkalinity and all that were nearly the exact same
numbers, but the Bonnie Blue Brew had me adding less salts to the boil.It's probably just a
silly math er...
Posted in thread: 2 different water calculators=different amt of mineral additions, why? on 01-03-2011 at 10:11 PM
Sounds like "simulated annealing". I used to use that approach and it works very well -
extremely robust but it takes forever. I now use the Solver in Excel. It also seems robust and
clearly is much f...
Posted in thread: 2 different water calculators=different amt of mineral additions, why? on 01-03-2011 at 04:59 AM
FWIW, the "Bonnie Blue Brew water calculator" was written as an exercise for me to learn
various brewing calculations. It was also a play ground for some mathematical "games." The
formulas it uses are...
Posted in thread: AHS Kits on 11-18-2010 at 03:06 PM
They dont post them because they feel that you should have to pay, at least once, for their
recipes. Which seems reasonable enough to me.They are good about giving them to you if you
email/call them. ...
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 11-18-2010 at 02:51 PM
And is there any reason why you couldn't go directly into a SS conical?I have done it before.
Worked fine. Just make sure all your gaskets are heat rated.
Posted in thread: Pelican steam pots with strainer on 11-18-2010 at 02:48 PM
I have a 15 gallon SS version with a basket and an element fits fine with the basket in it.
Posted in thread: Your thougts on "no sparge" brewing? on 11-12-2010 at 09:26 PM
Brew In A Bag (BIAB) is essentially no sparge brewing as you're mashing with the total volume.
Most Australian homebrewers make excellent beers with this method. I BIAB on occasion and my
beers turn o...
Posted in thread: Free stuff: bottles and a keezer "shell" - West of Atlanta on 10-11-2010 at 09:39 PM
About 100 22 oz and pint (-ish) size bottles and 50 "Sierra Nevada" style bottles (short and
fat 12 oz).Also, what's left of my keezer. I am not a carpenter. I had 5 kegs in it, and you
could fit 2-3 ...
Posted in thread: Request - Electric Brewing Subforum on 10-03-2010 at 09:32 PM
i'it could be a sub forum of "equipment" in my opinion. Because the rest (mash, recirculation,
boil, ingredients) is the same as non-electric brewing. But trying to find specific threads on
ssrs and p...