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Posted in thread: yeast starter pulled in water on 09-10-2014 at 12:15 PM
Although the smack pack took a while to get underway, and clearly the strain is a little bit
weak, it's still in a sterile smack pack so you know pretty much you have 95% percent chance
you have the r...
Posted in thread: Nut brown ale done fermenting? on 09-09-2014 at 11:34 AM
I agree with my fellow Brewers, letting it sit in the primary longer will help the yeast clean
up DMS and et all of yeasts wonderful activity. Going to secondary is fine if you're
comfortable with han...
Posted in thread: Just made my own immersion wort chiller on 06-15-2012 at 11:35 AM
Not bad for the first time. I know shaping the copper can be a pain. If you happen to have a
corny keg handy they are great to use as a guide to bend the soft copper into a coil, but again
if it works...
Posted in thread: Quick one on mash ph. on 05-05-2012 at 03:41 PM
Ok Double checked brew'n water and I bone headed my grain bill so I hung at the edged of the
ideal range. Bahhhh it's an IPA so I'm all of my spare water to beat it down. Thanks for the
Posted in thread: Quick one on mash ph. on 05-05-2012 at 03:28 PM
Ugh. At 100 degrees it's reading 5.65.
Posted in thread: Quick one on mash ph. on 05-05-2012 at 03:16 PM
Hey guys, using a Hanna hi98128 that I calibrated this morning. I also have my recent water
report and entered it into brew'n water with all the appropriate adjustment for my grain bill.
I'm am baffle...
Posted in thread: Quick one on mash ph. on 05-05-2012 at 02:20 PM
Hi folks, happy brew day!I'm doing my first IPA and I'm half way through mash and my ph is
holding at 5.52 should I lower it for an IPA ? If yes use some buffer or lactic acid? Thank
Posted in thread: O2 after flame out? on 04-29-2012 at 10:14 PM
Excellent info guys! Thank you very much, and noted, cool side only for O2. Done and done!
Posted in thread: good substitute for wyeast 1084 on 04-29-2012 at 05:04 PM
Posted in thread: O2 after flame out? on 04-29-2012 at 11:49 AM
Was wondering about this and would be grateful for weigh in. I was discussing via email using a
stone with 02 after cooling the wort but before pitching for aerating. What about this ( I'm
sure this i...