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Posted in thread: Advice on buying a grain mill on 07-22-2016 at 02:03 PM
Ive used Barley Crusher. Run through about 2500lbs of grain so far. Works ok. Never an issue
with quality of the crush but knurls are not as grippy as they used to be and I have to give it
a little nu...
Posted in thread: Having serious oxidation issues bottling, please help on 07-18-2016 at 09:32 PM
The darkening beer thing...Is it possible this is haze particles falling out of suspension in
the bottle? As beer clears it tends to appear darker. Think about the progression in the carboy
Posted in thread: Super light blonde color for IPA on 07-15-2016 at 09:24 PM
Any reason to suspect your grain source? Those all seem pretty orange for the grain bills
mentioned. I do a direct fire mash which adds some caramelization and vigorous boil and still
end up with this...
Posted in thread: Location of sight glass on 07-15-2016 at 09:03 PM
Sight glass on the brew kettle...You want to know when you have collected enough runnings (pre
boil volume)You want to monitor rate of boil off (so you don't over or under boil)You want boil
to end at...
Posted in thread: Quick sweet beer for blending on 07-11-2016 at 06:11 PM
You could also bottle some of the "too sour" beer before blending in order to be able to do a
side by side later on to really understand how the blending changed the beer.
Posted in thread: Statistical Tests in Beer Analysis on 07-01-2016 at 08:10 PM
I'm going to propose that exbeeriments like brulosopher does have their best influence on
process variables--especially when no difference emerges. In other words, it doesn't make a
difference which w...
Posted in thread: Statistical Tests in Beer Analysis on 07-01-2016 at 01:58 PM
Second is substantive importance. There are a couple exbeeriments in which a significant
difference was found--but among the tasters who could pick the odd one out in the triangle
test, they were spli...
Posted in thread: Ditch the pH meter? on 06-28-2016 at 09:14 PM
I agree with the horse out of the barn analogy and don't really use my meter to make
adjustments (but I will if I get a pH much higher than expected).I think it is best used in
designing recipes with ...
Posted in thread: Pay for BeerSmith, or BrewTarget for free? on 06-26-2016 at 03:13 PM
If you are a mac user Beer Alchemy is worth a look. The integration between the desktop version
and the iOs version is quite good. I like being able to work on desktop and then sync to my
Posted in thread: Going all grain on 06-17-2016 at 08:53 PM
Have fun! If your well water made decent extract beer it will probably not ruin your all grain
beer. Take your time and don't start drinking till you get to the boil cause once you re there
you have d...