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Posted in thread: Off Flavor and Aroma on 02-23-2015 at 11:29 AM
Stove top gas burner.
Posted in thread: Off Flavor and Aroma on 02-23-2015 at 01:59 AM
This should tell you something.So I made another 3.5 gallon batch without El Dorado Hops. I
used RO water and 1/2 tsp calcium chloride (just enough to get me 50 ppm of calcium) in the
mash and .5 ml o...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor and Aroma on 02-08-2015 at 03:13 PM
I have what I believe is a brewing chemistry related question.I have made several batches
recently of the following recipe:3.5 gallons2lbs 2 row1lbs maris otter1lbs pilsner.5lbs crystal
Posted in thread: cant figure it out on 09-25-2013 at 05:44 PM
I am having an issue with every beer that I have made (all extract) have come out to where it
seems you can only have a few sips of it and it is just to full bodied/strong/syrupy/just flat
out tough t...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge question. on 09-25-2013 at 04:46 PM
I use 85% phosphoric acid to adjust the pH of the mash and sparge water. For the sparge water
is there a certain amount of acid per gallon of water that can be used to bring the pH to...say
5.6 or 5.5...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge question. on 09-24-2013 at 02:52 PM
I use Bru N Water, and it works great. I do still get tannin extraction from Distilled/RO
water. Not nearly as much as my house water, but still do. If the heated sparge water is added
to the mashtun ...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge question. on 09-23-2013 at 06:58 PM
Generally I no spagre brew for my 5 gallon batches, as it works better for my system. When I do
10 gal batches I need to batch sparge do to mash tun size limitations. When I batch sparge, can
I check ...
Posted in thread: Adjusting Mas pH on 08-26-2013 at 07:09 PM
Makes sense thanks for the help!!
Posted in thread: Adjusting Mas pH on 08-26-2013 at 04:33 PM
Thanks for the info!!This brings up anoter question I have. I added all of the salt and acid
additions to the DI water prior to heating. I calibrated my meter and then chcked the water PH
and it was 2...
Posted in thread: Adjusting Mas pH on 08-23-2013 at 03:08 PM
"It should be pretty close to target because you should have made acid/alkali/sauermalz as
necessary to the grist and or water before doughing in"So, I use RO water since my tap water is
crap. From my...