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Posted in thread: Did I add too much chalk? on 01-31-2016 at 10:53 PM
The good news is that you didn't screw up your beer by adding chalk. The bad news is that the
chalk addition did very little to correct the low pH situation since there is only a small
amount of acid ...
Posted in thread: Did I add too much chalk? on 01-31-2016 at 06:53 PM
I have not used any of those calculators, I can try them out. But, for my immediate problem -
if the chalk doesn't dissolve well, then does it mean that I have effectively done nothing to
my mash? I d...
Posted in thread: Did I add too much chalk? on 01-31-2016 at 06:30 PM
I'm doing an AG porter recipe. Historically, I have been dissatisfied with my porters - they
come out thin, and a bit acidic. Some research suggested that my issue may be mash pH, so I
bought so pH st...
Posted in thread: Python Recipe Creator on 02-06-2013 at 12:04 AM
Hey, thanks for checking it out! I do realize that most people prefer some kind of GUI: it's
why I couldn't find something that works for me available. I know brew target is a popular open
Posted in thread: Python Recipe Creator on 02-03-2013 at 06:55 PM
Hello all! I've thrown together a simple recipe creator using python that satisfies my
preferred work flow: using vim and command-line utilities. The input is a human-readable text
file (I arbitrarily...
Posted in thread: Too Much Chocolate Malt? on 02-26-2012 at 03:56 AM
I remember why I chose such a large proportion of crystal: my last amber that I mad had 20%
crystal, and I was really happy with the malty/caramely profile of it. I decided to expand on
that with my p...
Posted in thread: Too Much Chocolate Malt? on 02-25-2012 at 09:22 PM
What do you think the problem with that much crystal will be?
Posted in thread: Too Much Chocolate Malt? on 02-25-2012 at 08:45 PM
9.5% choc malt, 10.5% brown malt, and 20% crystal malts? That doesn't sound like proper
proportions...Heh, I suppose you're right, I did go a little high on the Crystal proportions,
at least compared ...
Posted in thread: Too Much Chocolate Malt? on 02-25-2012 at 08:21 PM
I've made a porter and a handful of milk stouts in the past, but I've never used this much
chocolate malt. I'm ok with it making my brew dark as the night, but if it will be ridiculously
Posted in thread: Too Much Chocolate Malt? on 02-25-2012 at 07:54 PM
Hm, and I go well beyond that at 1.3 lb for a 5-gallon batch.