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Posted in thread: Recommendation on 2BBL brewing setup on 06-16-2014 at 07:20 PM
Hey guys, I'm looking to do a pilot brewery, and so I'm looking to set up a 2BBL brewhouse with
the same in fermenters and brights.I'm going to be setting up in a shop that has no drainage or
Posted in thread: Calcium phosphate effects on overall water profile on 06-16-2014 at 05:30 PM
I've just finished brewing a pale ale where I had done some water modifications. One of the
main mods that I did was to soften the water through use of phosphoric acid. The result of this
addition is ...
Posted in thread: pH management on 05-03-2012 at 04:23 PM
Keep in mind that any acids you add will contribute flavour, likewise, if you add more calcium
carbonate to offset those acids, you may start to get more chalk flavour. You can do it, but be
Posted in thread: pH management on 05-02-2012 at 07:22 PM
this statement makes me chuckle because the guy at my lhbs said don't believe everything you
read online when it comes to home brewing...lol luckily I just go there for supplies not
adviceHaha! Too tr...
Posted in thread: ph testing on 04-25-2012 at 05:49 AM
I use something like this one (might be the same model but it is what the LHBS carried):
Posted in thread: Acidification and low pH issues on 04-25-2012 at 02:02 AM
That's what I hear as well. Since I made the mistake of adding acid already, I figured I'd cut
my losses. I've got it up to 3.4 pH, but I don't feel comfortable adding more chalk and risking
too much ...
Posted in thread: Acidification and low pH issues on 04-24-2012 at 10:25 PM
I was undergoing a state of confusion myself when he recommended the acid blend. I'm working on
slowly bringing it up at the moment. I've added about a half teaspoon of calcium carbonate and
it is cur...
Posted in thread: Acidification and low pH issues on 04-24-2012 at 05:29 PM
I've just tried to make my first mead. Essentially your basic water + honey bit. I heated to
150ºF and maintained that to get all the honey out of my bucket, and addd a couple cinnamon
sticks. I also ...
Posted in thread: Best way to clarify beer? on 03-28-2012 at 05:26 PM
Most of the time, I only use Whirlfloc in the boil, but there were a bunch of beers that I used
filtration for, including a wood aged beer that won a bronze medal and got commented on with
Posted in thread: 1st place... I almost pooped myself. on 03-28-2012 at 05:17 PM
Congrats on the win. I just had the same thing happen in our homebrew competition. My first
competition as well. Entered an imperial stout and took gold with 32 entries in the category.
Also posted th...