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Posted in thread: Old yeast on 07-27-2016 at 02:42 AM
So I went to the LHBS today and got some WLP833 for an upcoming Oktoberfest. I just now noticed
that the manufactured date on the package is from January 2016. According to MrMalty, that's
Posted in thread: RO or just softened water? on 07-24-2016 at 06:35 PM
The general rule is that chloride helps with the 'roundness' of flavor and in this case, an
Oktoberfest, a little chloride would be nice. Shoot for a mash pH of 5.4, and use a little
Posted in thread: RO or just softened water? on 07-24-2016 at 06:22 PM
Do you have a gram scale/water program you use? (I use B'run Water). I could give you a "rough"
equivalent in tsp measurements if you aren't to that point yet....... I will probably be
figuring my rec...
Posted in thread: RO or just softened water? on 07-24-2016 at 05:12 AM
This is probably the simplest place to start: I have actually read that but will read again.
Posted in thread: RO or just softened water? on 07-24-2016 at 05:08 AM
What are you planning to brew? Beer style has a lot to do with the profile you will want to
pursue.Oktoberfest...it will be my first AG, first lager, and the first batch in like 4 years
Posted in thread: RO or just softened water? on 07-24-2016 at 01:59 AM
Thanks. How do I go about knowing which minerals and how much of each to add? Sorry, I'm new to
AG and if I'm going to do it I might as well do it the right way. I have the book How to Brew.
I can loo...
Posted in thread: RO or just softened water? on 07-23-2016 at 10:28 PM
I have the ability to either use RO or softened water in my basement. It seems to me that
softened water would be a better option due to the fact that minerals are preserved, rather
than having to add...
Posted in thread: Moving to Tyler TX on 07-23-2016 at 06:44 AM
How you liking that heat right about now? I lived there up until 2013 and I do not miss the
Posted in thread: Where are you at INDIANA on 07-21-2016 at 02:26 AM
Heading to Beverly Shores end of July.Go to Bartlett's if you have a chance. Great food for a
little hole in the wall, nice selection of beer too.
Posted in thread: Leaning towards the GF but let me know if i'm missing something on 07-20-2016 at 07:51 PM
Ok, gotcha. I didn't know they upped their kettle. Thanks for the clarification.