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    ABOUT ME

  • Nordeast Brewers Alliance
  • Started homebrewing with my brother around the summer of 2009....I think. Did just a few brews over the next couple years. Early 2012 I started doing a lot more and am going strong.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota

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  • Posted in thread: Anyone filter there water with this? Chalky off flavor. on 03-05-2015 at 08:08 PM
    No point in doing that, because it's not the ratio that matters, it's the raw amounts of SO4
    and Cl that account for bitter/dry and malty/full perceptions.If its raw amounts that matter
    why doesn't ad...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone filter there water with this? Chalky off flavor. on 03-05-2015 at 06:35 PM
    So I plugged my numbers back into a calculator and my chloride:sulfate ratio is balanced
    towards "very bitter."27:155Can I add CaCl to the fermenter and balance it more towards where
    I'd like? Or has ...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Trellis Position + Amazing MS Paint Skills on 03-05-2015 at 03:21 PM
    except that growing hops may really not be that visually appealing.I disagree. I think hops are
    very visually appealing. They can add something real nice to a house. I had them growing
    outside the fro...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone filter there water with this? Chalky off flavor. on 03-05-2015 at 03:11 PM
    Uh....that isn't much of a water filter in respect to brewing. You need a larger activated
    carbon filter and the flow rate through the filter must be very slow if chloramines are in the
    water.It's jus...

  • Posted in thread: Red X Red Ale Recipe Help Needed on 03-04-2015 at 08:50 PM
    For those who are interested this is what we ended up with:Imperial Red XBatch Size: 10
    gallonsBoil Size: 12 gallonsEfficiency: 63%Original Gravity: 1.074IBU (tinseth):
    59.5FERMENTABLES:16.5 lb - Amer...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone filter there water with this? Chalky off flavor. on 03-04-2015 at 07:47 PM
    an effort to get rid of chlorophenols I've recently tried using this to filter out cholrine
    and chloramines from my tap water. My understanding is that since it is an active carbon filter
    it will do...

  • Posted in thread: Kirkland brand Apple juice on 03-03-2015 at 01:51 PM
    By any chance would it be this juice? am getting ready to dive into Apfelwein for the 1st
    time, and I was considering this one because it's the cheapest, but I'm not sure if it matters
    if the juice ...

  • Posted in thread: Kirkland brand Apple juice on 03-02-2015 at 10:01 PM
    I've used with good results. No preservatives are in it.

  • Posted in thread: 1007 krausen 4-life on 02-26-2015 at 07:29 PM
    I've used 1007 a couple times and it's always had a lingering krausen. A slight rousing of the
    fermenter might help it fall in.As long as you're not in a hurry I'd just let it sit for
    another couple w...

  • Posted in thread: Immersion copper wort chiller off flavors? on 02-12-2015 at 09:28 PM
    Medicinal off flavors can come from chorophenols. Which occur when yeast react to chlorine or
    chloramine in tap water. Active carbon filter will remove these

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