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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,
    BrewSmith ...

  • 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 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
    Krausening (...

  • 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
    then agai...

  • 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
    in there...

  • 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.