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Posted in thread: Inconsistent Hop IBU's on 03-21-2014 at 11:32 PM
Hello fellow brewers,I have a problem that has affected the desired outcome of a recent batch
of Altbier that was bottled two weeks ago. I use three different recipe programs (Beer Alchemy,
Posted in thread: Priming with honey on 04-11-2013 at 01:33 AM
isn't it 125% for the conversion? so, 4oz corn sugar needs 5oz honey, to be equal.. i
think..how did your Belgo turn out?(fwiw, i am about to bottle an irish red that used 1.5lbs of
wildflower honey i...
Posted in thread: Krausening on 03-19-2013 at 01:24 PM
Great link! Thank you! I will try this and post results
Posted in thread: Krausening on 03-18-2013 at 03:56 PM
Good Morning beer threaders,I have some questions to a process I will be undertaking in the
near future. I have tried to search for the right info but need clarification on the subject of
Posted in thread: RyePA on 03-15-2013 at 03:40 AM
What water do you use? This may be out there but if your water is treated with chloramine then
it can impart bitter, plasticy chlorophenols. It would be noticeable as a plastic aroma too but
Posted in thread: Brewing water on 03-01-2013 at 08:47 PM
I just updated again, got my water values from the city of Vancouver. Turns out our water is
very low in Ca, Mg and acidic (6.8 ph). I input everything new and might run off city water
with minimal ad...
Posted in thread: Brewing water on 03-01-2013 at 08:36 PM
So, if I read this correctly . . . . is the 9 gallons all mash water? Are you doing a 10 gallon
batch?I just plugged your grams of additions into Bru'n water, used an oktoberfest recipe I had
Posted in thread: Brewing water on 03-01-2013 at 04:26 PM
The water looks like it's very high in sodium- You definitely don't want that much
sodium!Instead of epsom salts and table salt, use calcium chloride to get 50 ppm of calcium and
see what you get then...
Posted in thread: Brewing water on 03-01-2013 at 03:50 PM
I don't see mash pH, be sure to get in in right range.As Yooper said, you don't want to add
chalk unless you have good reason to do so, I usually add only Calcium Chloride and Gypsum
(w/some lactic ac...
Posted in thread: Brewing water on 02-28-2013 at 11:26 PM
Link of what Brewers Friend's calculator showed me.