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Posted in thread: Cream Ale critique on 09-13-2014 at 07:05 PM
I've never used 6 row in my cream ale because there is talk about it adding a grainy character.
Of course I wouldn't know because I've never used it. I usually do about 80% 2 row and 20%
flaked corn, ...
Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-22-2014 at 11:53 AM
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Posted in thread: Suggestions to prevent homebrew twang in next batch on 04-28-2014 at 05:45 PM
I would also suggest water chemistry as the source of problems. My first major improvement to
my beers was solid fermentation temp control; how do you control this aspect? Then mash ph
control has bee...
Posted in thread: Help with 1st time water adjustments on 03-08-2014 at 10:20 PM
I received my MW102 pH meter about 8 days ago, calibrated it, and have already put it to good
use. Thanks for the sound advice, after looking at EZ Water and Bru'n Water spreadsheets, I
ditched this 1...
Posted in thread: What makes some beers cloudy or clear? on 03-06-2014 at 12:36 AM
Irish moss helped me a tiny bit but recently I have started adjusting my water chemistry. Every
batch that I have added CaCl to has been crystal clear and without chill haze. Palmers website
has a ref...
Posted in thread: Steep Bl Patent for color? on 03-02-2014 at 01:17 PM
I usually throw some black patent on top of the mash right before I sparge to make my black
IPA- usually 5% of whatever my mash grain bill was. It gets really dark and extracts a tiny bit
of roast.If ...
Posted in thread: Question about adding orange? on 02-13-2014 at 07:40 PM
I've used the fresh zest of whatever is the most aromatic orange you can find in the grocery
store and it came out great. I've seen a few people add the peel but follow the majority who
believe that t...
Posted in thread: Help with 1st time water adjustments on 01-24-2014 at 09:37 PM
Hi, I used BrauKaiser's tutorial for the at home water test (not as detailed as a Ward's test
since I dont have sulfate info, etc) but it gave me a good starting point. My pale beers come
out tasting ...
Posted in thread: wlp500 hefeweizen on 12-31-2013 at 05:19 PM
I just tasted a blonde ale split batch- half fermented with us05 and the other half with
wlp500, both at 68f for 6 days before going to room temperatures. The wlp500 bottle I just
tasted smells and ta...
Posted in thread: Let's Brew Today! on 11-24-2013 at 05:30 PM
Started a 1.060 porter with grated ginger at 10 mins and cinnamon stick in whirlpool earlier
this morning. Just finished up an hour ago in time for the Packers game