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Posted in thread: Interpreting My Scoresheet Comments on 09-22-2014 at 04:10 PM
I'm no BJCP judge, but I have had a few BJCP judges remark on my DIPAs concerning a few areas
you may want to adapt into your brewing.1. A good water profile is very important. Maybe start
with RO or ...
Posted in thread: Interpreting My Scoresheet Comments on 09-22-2014 at 03:09 PM
What water profile do you target when you brew?Are you bottle conditioning or do you bottle
from keg when you send brews to competitions?What temp did you mash at?Your 0 min additions
were they flameo...
Posted in thread: Alpine Nelson Clone Attempt on 09-18-2014 at 01:33 PM
CaraFoam would account for the need for some dextrine malt in the grist.Maybe the buckets are
Posted in thread: Unscientific, imprecise, and dirty tricks... on 09-16-2014 at 02:03 PM
I also note with interest, as I have never seen this before, that your water's testosterone
content varies from 0 - 200 ng/L. Given that I have never seen this before I'm not sure what to
Posted in thread: finding fresh cider in the Chicago area on 09-16-2014 at 01:51 PM
Jollay Orchard in MI has excellent cider. I bring a few gallons home from there every fall when
we go pick apples. about a 3 hour drive from the western burbs.They also have an outpost
close to the ...
Posted in thread: Problem with color after bottling on 09-16-2014 at 01:44 PM
(Off topic, sorry)@FourSeasonAngler, how do you fill your bottles with CO2? Do you need a
fixture separate from a typical quick disconnect?I have swivel nuts on my QDs so I just unscrew
the QD and put...
Posted in thread: Problem with color after bottling on 09-15-2014 at 04:43 PM
Do you have any ideas on how air might be getting introduced into your bottles? During bottle
conditioning, do you tip your bottles to keep the yeast in suspension? I did this once and
Posted in thread: Problem with color after bottling on 09-15-2014 at 02:24 PM
I'd wager oxidation as well. Do you have access to a tank of CO2?I battled the exact same issue
on every beer I bottled straight from primary to bottling bucket (about 7 batches).Once I
Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-10-2014 at 07:44 PM
Posted in thread: need water chemistry help on 09-10-2014 at 04:17 PM
I think your main problem is relying on the strips for an accurate measurement. Get good info
on your water make-up and use software to dial it in.