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  • Posted in thread: BIAB - Mast out temp too high on 04-11-2014 at 08:17 PM
    Hello,I was brewing BIAB today and accidentally got to 175 degrees for mash out temp. I added
    cold water to get it down over about 5 minutes. Should I be concerned? I did check my pH after
    mash out an...

  • Posted in thread: Possible Carbonic Bite? on 03-16-2014 at 09:28 PM
    Hello,I brewed a ESB and forced carbonated by shaking method 1 week ago. A couple days after I
    forced carbonated I noticed a slight metallic taste, tingling sensation on my tongue. One week
    later the ...

  • Posted in thread: Added to much water to the fermenter on 03-08-2014 at 03:02 AM
    Should still be tasty. You'll lose some alcohol, and therefore some body and mouthfeel, but
    that doesn't mean it won't be delicious. RDWHAHB!-benIt could be a Lawnmower IPA!

  • Posted in thread: Added to much water to the fermenter on 03-08-2014 at 02:57 AM
    After I added the water I did aerate the wort for few minutes. I took a sample and tested with
    a hydrometer.

  • Posted in thread: Added to much water to the fermenter on 03-08-2014 at 12:49 AM
    I plan on dry hopping 3 oz of hops. The target IBU is 71.9 IBU. I was in beersmith and changed
    my volume to 6 gallon to see where everything would be at. The IBU's dropped down to 66 IBU. So
    it will s...

  • Posted in thread: Added to much water to the fermenter on 03-08-2014 at 12:35 AM
    Do you think it would be more like a Pale Ale vs. a IPA?

  • Posted in thread: Added to much water to the fermenter on 03-08-2014 at 12:23 AM
    I brewed a IPA today and everything was going great. I was short about .25 gallons and added
    some water. I started shaking bucket and the lid was not on all the way. I ended up spilling
    some wort. I d...

  • Posted in thread: Bru'n Water Pale Ale Profile on 03-06-2014 at 11:29 PM
    Don't add pickling lime for calcium, and then lower the pH with acid malt.Use enough gypsum to
    get your sulfate where you want it, and you will have plenty of calcium (over 50 ppm is
    enough). Shoot fo...

  • Posted in thread: Bru'n Water Pale Ale Profile on 03-06-2014 at 11:05 PM
    Thanks for the reply! It looks like I don't have enough calcium. It's around 110 - 120 ppm and
    I would need to add Pickling Lime to get it up to 140 ppm. I can adjust my pH with acidulated
    malt.

  • Posted in thread: Bru'n Water Pale Ale Profile on 03-06-2014 at 02:51 AM
    Hello, I plan on making a IPA and will be using the Pale Ale Profile. I will be using RO water,
    is there any need to add Bicarbonates to match the profile? According to Bru'n Water, I am at
    5.4 pH wit...

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