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Posted in thread: Mash pH predictions on 11-28-2015 at 07:56 AM
I use a HERMS. I don't think water adjustments would be any different for BIAB than they are
for conventional mashes (unless maybe the finer crush makes a difference). The difference would
be full vol...
Posted in thread: Black Friday. How I hate thee.... on 11-28-2015 at 01:42 AM
Sorry to hear about the shift to the Social, but sounds like you've got it under control.I've
squirrelled a little something aside so may be able to pick up an upright freezer off
Craigslist this week...
Posted in thread: Mash pH predictions on 11-28-2015 at 12:15 AM
I have been using EZwater for several batches with great results. (I used a PH meter until it
quit working.) EZwater recommends a mash PH between 5.5 and 5.6. I ignore that and adjust to
5.2 or 5.25 u...
Posted in thread: Black Friday. How I hate thee.... on 11-27-2015 at 11:58 PM
I know the feeling. I went from a paycheck every 2 weeks to a Social security check once a
month last year. I learned to put away a few buck from every check so I can still get some good
deals. Just b...
Posted in thread: Do you know any quality commercial breweries using dry yeast in the beers? on 11-14-2015 at 05:41 PM
Which one?Gilgamesh in Salem.
Posted in thread: New White Labs packaging? on 11-14-2015 at 07:03 AM
I overgrow my starters and refill White Labs vials by harvesting from the starter. Knowing for
several months that they were going to the new packaging, I saved several of the vials so I can
Posted in thread: Do you know any quality commercial breweries using dry yeast in the beers? on 11-14-2015 at 06:43 AM
My youngest daughter works for a small brewery in Oregon and they use dry yeast exclusively and
produce some very fine beers. Treated properly, dry yeast is every bit as good as liquid. The
Posted in thread: SRM of Purple on 11-14-2015 at 06:26 AM
If you really need a purple beer, use some food coloring.
Posted in thread: Use of anti-foaming in yeast starter on 11-14-2015 at 06:23 AM
I use Fermcap S both in starters and in the fermenter. 1 drop in the starter wort prior to
boiling and 2 drops/gallon in the fermenter works for me. I get almost no foaming in the
starter and generall...
Posted in thread: What Exactly Is Happening Here? on 10-22-2015 at 12:48 PM
Well yeah sure, but then there's this whole thread that developed after the first post.... Two
weeks primary, and then 1-2 months in the keg is not a green beer. Hell I know plenty of people