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Posted in thread: Water Chemistry - Additions Check on 11-19-2014 at 10:19 PM
Hi, I am new to mineral additions, although i do have a strong science background. I typically
use local spring water and do not add any minerals. I produce good beer, that said i would like
to start ...
Posted in thread: Water Chemistry - Additions Check on 11-19-2014 at 10:10 PM
The only thing that is eyebrow raising is the addition of baking soda which is alkaline to the
water. This would raise the pH a bit but as there is not much of it (only 2 g in 10 gal) it
Posted in thread: Lump Charcoal in a Beer? on 11-19-2014 at 04:27 PM
The answer to that is probably "because it will make your beer taste awful" or "because it's
hazardous to your health" or both.Agreed. However my searching around hadn't found any info for
Posted in thread: Lump Charcoal in a Beer? on 11-19-2014 at 04:25 PM
A) I wouldn't use lump charcoal (or any charcoal, for that matter). B) If I did use lump
charcoal, I sure as hell wouldn't use Cowboy lump charcoal: This is exactly what I was
looking for! No ...
Posted in thread: Lump Charcoal in a Beer? on 11-16-2014 at 12:09 AM
Thanks for the replies. I've done the toasted oak cubes. Just curious about charcoal instead.
Figured someone might have already tried. Sounds like I need to take a small sample to taste
and not exper...
Posted in thread: Lump Charcoal in a Beer? on 11-15-2014 at 09:01 PM
Hi All, Apologies if this is the wrong forum for this question, mods feel free to move it.I was
wondering if anyone had any data or experience adding lump charcoal to a batch of beer? Health
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency with Braumeister on 04-26-2014 at 01:24 AM
Wow. I forgot I posted this. Yes I did figure this out and there were many moving
components.First is the difference between the two malt pipes. The full malt pipe can get
around 23 pounds of grain an...
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency with Braumeister on 07-29-2013 at 12:03 AM
All,I apologize if this is in the wrong place, but this is where I thought it might fit.It
seems that I have gotten poor mash efficiency from my Braumeister 50L unit. I have never had
this issue befor...
Posted in thread: three vessel vs biab on 01-17-2013 at 02:55 PM
Why not get something like this: you ask they may go with a 100 l build.I'd recommend a
strong beam and winch for the basket.
Posted in thread: Flaked corn and pectin on 12-27-2012 at 05:16 AM
Thanks for noticing! I did intend that. I found that this recipe came out great minus the
clarity issue. The head is super thick and very creamy, kind of like whipped cream on top. To
quote Jim Koch "...