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Posted in thread: I never calculate mash/sparge water volumes but I think I should on 08-02-2016 at 07:03 PM
You could try the following steps to get in the ballpark with volumes:1) Determine desired
pre-boil volume based (mostly) on evaporation during boiling. Let's say 6.5G for a typical 5G
Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 08-01-2016 at 01:42 PM
Despite Sean Lawsons recommendation to use the clean fermenting American ale yeast listed
earlier in this thread, would you guys recommend using the Vermont/Conan?Use whichever you'd
like. I've always...
Posted in thread: The 2016 NHC - Results/Speculation Thread on 06-29-2016 at 11:27 AM
Gordon Strong judged one of my entries and said he would pay money for it. I nearly cried.
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Results From Ward Labs on 06-23-2016 at 07:22 PM
Please approximately define "ridiculous gypsum addition" in regards to a 5 or 10 gallon
batch...I am curious. Understand starting water chemistry would affect this number so assume RO
water. Also curi...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Results From Ward Labs on 06-23-2016 at 06:06 PM
Hmm, yes, OK, I am thinking like a no-sparge full-volume BIAB'er. I can see what you're saying
about adding 1/2 your final volume as untreated sparge water, and that therefore there must be
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Results From Ward Labs on 06-23-2016 at 03:33 PM
Interesting thread necro here. Surprised I haven't seen this thread before.If you look at the
conversation in posts ~42-50, it looks like g-star is adding enough gypsum to get calcium
levels around 30...
Posted in thread: Water report on 06-22-2016 at 03:19 PM
Wow, you couldn't do much better with RO water!
Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 06-22-2016 at 01:45 PM
Thanks! Maybe I will meet in the middle and use 4 oz just so I can feel better :mug:So this
topic is surely the subject of many other posts but I have to say that because of the whirlpool
Posted in thread: Synchronous Schwarzbier on 06-18-2016 at 05:30 PM
What did you ferment at?50F for the bulk of primary, gradually raising to ambient (66-68F) to
complete primary and eliminate any diacetyl.
Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 06-15-2016 at 05:23 PM
SoS is my buddy's favorite beer and I will be brewing this on Saturday with him. I have had the
pleasure of having it once years ago from a trade. I know the OP used a water profile best
suited for hi...