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Posted in thread: Brewing with soft water (Water Softener) on 02-07-2015 at 09:36 PM
If you have salty water coming out of the softener, then it's not working properly. Double
check your settings to make sure the correct amount of brine is being drawn into the resin
during the regener...
Posted in thread: Quick Amber. Is it possible? on 01-12-2015 at 12:26 AM
Most beers are ready in 10 days or so. I'd probably use a more traditional amber recipe,
without the black barley and roasted barley which can be harsh, and it should be easily
drinkable in two weeks....
Posted in thread: Quick Amber. Is it possible? on 01-10-2015 at 09:12 PM
I had a keg kick on me yesterday, but it's going to be another 4 weeks before my other keg, a
lager, is ready. Poor planning (maybe a touch of laziness) on my part. I'd like to go grain to
glass in 2 ...
Posted in thread: Anyone haerd of these new Yeasts from Mangrove Jack's (New Zealand) on 12-04-2014 at 06:32 AM
I don't think you would have shocked the yeast by chilling from 20C down to 12C as it probably
would have taken a few hours for the temp to drop. But the dropping temp would have slowed the
Posted in thread: Anyone haerd of these new Yeasts from Mangrove Jack's (New Zealand) on 12-03-2014 at 07:20 PM
I brewed my pilsner with M84 on Sunday night. I used only 1 packet of M84 and had some
fermentation activity by the next day. I achieved this by starting it off a bit warmer. I
rehydrated in water at ...
Posted in thread: Hillsboro, OR recommendations on 12-02-2014 at 03:21 PM
Awesome! Thanks! I don't know how much down time I'll have. The oldest daughter is in a soccer
tournament. The wife and I are looking for things to do when we aren't at a soccer match. The
top of my l...
Posted in thread: Better Bottle Alternative? on 12-02-2014 at 07:23 AM
The wife came home with a bottle identical to the Amazon link. She got it at a local department
store, Fred Meyer . I immediately flipped it over to look at the recycling code. It was a 1
PETE. I pick...
Posted in thread: Hillsboro, OR recommendations on 12-02-2014 at 05:49 AM
I'm going to be in Hillsboro this weekend. Any breweries or local eating establishments I need
to check out?
Posted in thread: Quality.....In a cobra tap....... on 11-27-2014 at 09:17 PM
You're going to pay for it.
Posted in thread: using old yeast on 11-06-2014 at 06:08 PM
I did a porter in July. I called it Left Overs Porter. All except one ingredient was left over
from other brews. My yeast was one package of Nottingham, 1.5 yrs expired and one package of
S-04, 1 yr e...