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  • Bill Balistreri
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  • Posted in thread: Titration with 88% Lactic to Calculate Alkalinity? on 06-27-2015 at 11:07 PM
    I recently ran a few titrations on my tap water to bring the pH to 5.5 as indicated by Sierra
    Nevada et al. I like the ease and repeatability of this method for treating brewing liquor and,
    for the fe...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Kölsch on 06-26-2015 at 08:24 PM
    Brewed this up about 5 wks ago following the recipe exactly. After only 2 wks at lagering temps
    in the kegerator, this beer is drinking beautifully. Excellent recipe, wouldn't change a thing.
    Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Going on a Vermont beer road trip, looking for tips on 05-19-2015 at 04:43 PM
    Yeah, I would go with what the website says. I've only been there once and just filled two
    growlers and purchased 3 bottles. Enjoy the trip!

  • Posted in thread: Going on a Vermont beer road trip, looking for tips on 05-18-2015 at 04:20 PM
    Fiddlehead and Hill Farmstead are best visited on weekdays. Fiddlehead has an awesome pizzeria
    attached (Folino's). Expect lines at Hill Farmstead on weekends. Don't bother with the
    Alchemist as their...

  • Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Alternative? on 05-14-2015 at 07:28 PM
    I'm awesome. And I love Head Hunter!

  • Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Alternative? on 05-14-2015 at 05:21 PM
    I'd be willing to trade fresh Heady (culture your own Conan) for Fat Head's Head Hunter if you
    can get it. PM if interested.

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe and citra hop combo on 05-12-2015 at 07:53 PM
    Awesome hop combo. My house AIPA uses those two exclusively (well, a bit of Columbus for
    bittering). Good enough to nab a 39 at the NHC this year. Do it!

  • Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 05-08-2015 at 01:05 PM
    Watchmaker. Formerly with Rolex, now at the retail level.

  • Posted in thread: Titration with 88% Lactic to Calculate Alkalinity? on 05-06-2015 at 08:19 PM
    You are spot on WRT the process for determining alkalinity but note that the end point pH
    depends on the ISO if you are using their procedure or your choice if you are using AWWA's. IOW
    it doesn't mat...

  • Posted in thread: Titration with 88% Lactic to Calculate Alkalinity? on 05-06-2015 at 05:26 PM
    In doing some research online, it looks like alkalinity can be determined by titration with any
    strong acid. However, being a water chemistry novice I'm having difficulty in determining the
    proper met...

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