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Posted in thread: Bitter hydrometer sample on 09-30-2015 at 05:00 PM
If you used RO water and didn't add salts back to create some buffering capacity its pH would
likely drop low especially with the darker malts.
Posted in thread: Bitter hydrometer sample on 09-30-2015 at 01:40 AM
After I made this post yesterday, I started looking up similar threads and a lot of folks
mentioned the same thing. I need to do the same.If there were any off-flavors, would
off-flavors be moreso det...
Posted in thread: Using Well Water on 09-29-2015 at 04:10 AM
You want to get rid of the iron for sure. How you do that depends on what type of iron is in
your water, which could mean a multi step filtration process. Softening water adds a ton of
salts which is ...
Posted in thread: Bitter hydrometer sample on 09-29-2015 at 04:05 AM
Hops are very bitter right off the boil, they will calm down immensely during fermentation.
Spices tend to add more of an astringent sort of bitterness.
Posted in thread: Ideas for big fermentation chamber on 08-18-2015 at 04:19 PM
Haha yeah, nothing to be surprised with about the prices.I'm still not sure about what route to
go. I just found out about the glycol so I kinda have some new ideas. I have no old A/C, never
used it a...
Posted in thread: Ideas for big fermentation chamber on 08-12-2015 at 04:16 AM
Yeah you really need to think about energy efficiency there. Get your room heat stable then use
cooling coils wrapped around the fermenter, or in the fermenter and pump cold water or better
Posted in thread: Grain hopper size??? on 08-12-2015 at 04:11 AM
My original setup for my MM3 included a hopper I built out of wood. Now it has the MM3 hopper
with extension, much better setup IMO, and holds 27 lbs.
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 08-02-2015 at 03:56 PM
What are wanting? Something dry processed and fruity? Bassy and smooth? Acidic and intense?I'm
not usually a huge fan of dry process, all too often it smells like over ripe bananas to me and
I'm not a...
Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 08-02-2015 at 03:36 AM
There were a lot of criticisms about the first uuni making pizzas with a significantly
underdone bottom. I didn't like that the only video I've seen of the uuni2 had the guy look at
the bottom and say...
Posted in thread: Coffee: Ingredients, Roasting, Grinding, Brewing, and Tasting on 08-01-2015 at 03:36 AM
Time for a new coffee order. Anyone thinking SMs has anything interesting at the moment?