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Posted in thread: Stupidest thing you ever did brew related on 11-14-2010 at 03:34 AM
"LOL" always bugged me. I mean are you really laughing out loud? I don't use that crap...But -
A little while ago I acquired 2 sanke kegs, and due to the excitement i took an early lunch
went home and...
Posted in thread: Can't get Homebrew to feel like like I want... on 11-14-2010 at 03:29 AM
Lots of dark-roasted grains can add an astringency sometimes that makes a beer come across as
dry....When making full bodied beer, make sure you stop the enzymatic activity as quickly as
Posted in thread: RedPill - Free albulm download (Hip Hop) on 08-14-2010 at 07:58 PM
Hey guys,I have a close friend of many years who is a hip hop artist. He's an all around music
fanatic. His latest album is available for free download (you can name your price, no minimum).
He goes b...
Posted in thread: Ug..Too much lactic acid on 07-01-2010 at 09:41 PM
OK, but ideas for this batch? Probably just gonna have to cook with it.
Posted in thread: Malt conditioning, Awesome! on 07-01-2010 at 09:40 PM
Yup I love malt conditioning. I use a gap similar to yours, and get similar results. Worth the
couple extra minutes to me.
Posted in thread: Ug..Too much lactic acid on 07-01-2010 at 09:30 PM
So I stupidly used too much lactic acid in my last beer to treat the sparge water (very high
pH, tannin issues in the past). I was just kinda winging it cause my pH strips (a decent kind,
not the litm...
Posted in thread: Over attenuation - I think i may be on to something. Diagnosis and solution? on 06-20-2010 at 04:42 PM
Hey thanks for thread yeast! I've always had low attenuation (w/ calibrated equip). I always
did no mash out and recently even did a cool sparge (150 or so). Probably a bad idea, doh! Did
you do masho...
Posted in thread: Anyone Snus? on 06-15-2010 at 03:31 AM
Also, what's up with the small containers on the top of the cans? Is that to discard the
pouches when there's no trash can around?yessir.So I ordered from getsnus.com on Friday - got
it today (Monday)...
Posted in thread: When did you start really thinking about water? on 06-12-2010 at 03:49 AM
Keep in mind that some water profiles are middle of the road enough that it won't ever damage a
beer. In other words, it's only a bit off on the extreme ends of the spectrum. Jamil's water
may be like...
Posted in thread: When did you start really thinking about water? on 06-11-2010 at 11:43 PM
I started looking into a few months in, but just now got serious (couple years in) because my
pH is so effing high (9.4!). I kept getting tannin extraction