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Posted in thread: First Solo Brew Day -- Frustrating on 06-22-2014 at 05:47 AM
I also have one suggestion. Some of my worst brew days have been when I was trying to do other
stuff before or during the brew. It seems like those days when I'm trying to keg another batch
or build a...
Posted in thread: The hopefully not obnoxious wood fired brick oven build thread on 06-21-2014 at 10:46 PM
Sub'd for inspiration. Just got a KettlePizza attachment for my Weber kettle to hold me over
for a couple of years until I can build a brick pizza oven.
Posted in thread: Building Ordinary Bitter Water from RO on 06-10-2014 at 03:41 AM
Now moving on to #10: I certainly think that shows much more reasonable hardness and sulfate
(for a first go) levels than originally proposed. There is certainly no need for alkali here
Posted in thread: Building Ordinary Bitter Water from RO on 06-08-2014 at 03:53 PM
Here's my revised water adjustment. I changed the grain bill to reduce the amount of crystal.
11.1 lb Maris Otter, 13 oz Crystal 80L, 9 oz Biscuit. I am going for the Yellow Bitter profile
in Bru'n Wa...
Posted in thread: Building Ordinary Bitter Water from RO on 06-08-2014 at 03:32 PM
Just starting out you don't want to make it this complicated. Just add a half tsp of gypsum and
a half of calcium chloride to each 5 gal water treated. Do not use pickling lime. Quite the
Posted in thread: Building Ordinary Bitter Water from RO on 06-08-2014 at 03:25 PM
Sorry, this is not what you asked about, but I would discourage using that much crystal malt.
Looks like you're at ~15%, which will yield a very sweet (likely cloying) beer--especially when
Posted in thread: Building Ordinary Bitter Water from RO on 06-07-2014 at 05:55 PM
Thanks Yooper and Martin. I thought the additions looked excessive.
Posted in thread: Building Ordinary Bitter Water from RO on 06-07-2014 at 05:06 PM
I'm brewing an ordinary bitter and am building my water from RO. I used the Pale Ale profile
from Bru'n Water as I found a post from Martin that indicated he used that profile for all his
pale ales an...
Posted in thread: WLP-029 Kolsch Flocculance on 05-20-2014 at 04:54 AM
This is a bit off topic...but what should I be expecting for a krausen height on a 5 gal batch
with this? Im in a stainless fermenter so I can't see and wondering if I should rig up a blow
Posted in thread: Solving a Beer Puzzle on 05-10-2014 at 06:03 PM
I'm interested in the all grain version. The description sounds like my ideal pale ale.