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Posted in thread: Frustrated with green apple flavor on 06-27-2016 at 06:30 PM
General and most common causes of Acetaldehyde:1. Early removal from yeast2. Early/premature
flocculation of yeast3.Oxygen depletion4.Bacterial spoilage5. Oxidation[...]Over infusing with
O2 can also ...
Posted in thread: Fertilizer schedule for container hops on 06-25-2016 at 02:44 PM
So... went to UVM Extension and found this Harvest Moisture Determination referencehardrain,
unless I'm mistaken, 4:1 is the optimal wet to dry ratio :)Ha, interesting. So actually "ideal"
depends on ...
Posted in thread: Adjusting light beer to hit target mash ph? on 06-24-2016 at 12:06 PM
Hardrain, if you don't have a LHBS/source for CaCl2, you can go to your supermarket canning
section and buy "Pickle crisp" which is CaCl2. thanks!
Posted in thread: Fertilizer schedule for container hops on 06-23-2016 at 05:45 PM
:cool: Don't want to start a chemical vs natural fertilizer argument. Yep me neither, just
pointing out some things to make sure you're rounded out. Happy you're doing your thing.over 8
pounds of wet ...
Posted in thread: Scalable idea for cutting back roots at small scale? on 06-23-2016 at 02:33 PM
For 100 plants, geez, you might need a small crew, or break the task up over several days. I
can't really comment as to how a road-cutting saw would work, but I like your style.Ha thanks.
My biggest c...
Posted in thread: Adjusting light beer to hit target mash ph? on 06-23-2016 at 02:32 PM
What happens to your sulfate level when you add it to increase the calcium? What is your hop
schedule? Increasing the sulfate may or may not be a good idea for this beer.Sulfates go up,
Posted in thread: Adjusting light beer to hit target mash ph? on 06-23-2016 at 01:13 AM
Thanks for the replies. It sounds like I need to pick up some calcium chloride. The only
calcium option I have is gypsum so I might add enough to get to the 50ppm area and leave the
rest out for next ...
Posted in thread: Scalable idea for cutting back roots at small scale? on 06-22-2016 at 11:42 PM
Hey all, just saw a presentation of a German hop yard where they have a special machine
specifically for unearthing and pruning back hop root systems.I've been trying to come up with
a good idea for t...
Posted in thread: Adjusting light beer to hit target mash ph? on 06-22-2016 at 10:49 PM
Hey all, doing my first water adjustment on a very light beer, and my variables seem high to
me. Using "primo water"Ca+2Mg+2Na+Cl-SO4-2AlkalinitypH0001280 (HCO3)8(Very close to RO,
Posted in thread: Fertilizer schedule for container hops on 06-22-2016 at 10:36 PM
So I'm not really sure what the question is :)The math looks good to me except potentially your
scale-down. Most pro growers in the NW are looking at (and of course this is dependent on a lot