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  • Posted in thread: How to think about "racking on fruit" vs "refermented"? on 08-26-2016 at 12:46 AM
    Hey all, I'm not sure there's a good answer to this but I'm going through a month where I'm
    racking a lot beer onto some fresh->frozen (picked, frozen to break cell walls) beers...I see
    "racked onto f...

  • 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,
    and interestin...

  • 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,
    frankly)Grain bill:...

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