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Posted in thread: First AG (BIAB) disaster on 11-10-2016 at 07:27 PM
I brew in my garage and simply have an eye hook in one of the ceiling trusses. I used this with
550 cord wrapped twice. I make a slip knot to grab the bag and then lift by hand and support
the weight ...
Posted in thread: Lactic Acid addition help on 04-08-2016 at 03:01 PM
Got my water profile from Ward Labs. Got my PH and lactic acid additions nailed down. I've used
gypsum for my heavy IPA's butQuestion, when I'm shooting for a balanced water profile for
example a Wit ...
Posted in thread: Lactic Acid addition help on 12-19-2015 at 04:28 PM
You're right, those test strips are crap.... thanks for all the help guys.
Posted in thread: Lactic Acid addition help on 12-19-2015 at 11:00 AM
All mash pH adjustments should be preplanned and made with acid in the strike water at the
outset. Making pH adjustments on the fly during a mash is not possible to do with any level of
accuracy as on...
Posted in thread: Lactic Acid addition help on 12-18-2015 at 04:35 PM
Doing AG BIAB, wanting to adjust my mash PH but reading around can't find a definite answer. I
know that different style beer will affect where my PH is and what it needs to be adjusted to
based on my...
Posted in thread: 1st AG, No Sparge BIAB, mash temps all over the place on 01-13-2013 at 01:13 PM
Tasting notes: Beer is a little young, cracked open at 1 week. Amazing, despite my problems I
still ended up with really good beer, probably the best beer I've made.For next batch: I added
a hook to a...
Posted in thread: 1st AG, No Sparge BIAB, mash temps all over the place on 12-25-2012 at 12:11 PM
Mash in, had the heat off but my thermometer is mounted around the bottom of 4 gallon mark to
avoid heat from the burner. When I added the grist and gave a good stir I had far hotter liquid
Posted in thread: 1st AG, No Sparge BIAB, mash temps all over the place on 12-22-2012 at 02:53 PM
Not trying to hijack this thread but I wanted to post my similar experience for some opinions.I
also recently did a 5 gallon BIAB, my first AG, and had some issues with mash temps. From this
Posted in thread: How many batches have you ruined and how?? on 09-21-2011 at 04:17 PM
Figured I'd chime in since I officially just lost my first 5 gal batch. Did an "Old Speckled
Hen" clone. It was in the secondary already, clearing to a nice reddish brown as it should be.
I wasn't abl...