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  • Posted in thread: Way too sweet. on 04-24-2014 at 11:53 PM
    Mix it with Club Soda...makes Cola much less sweet.....

  • Posted in thread: Anyone choose not to use a pump? on 04-24-2014 at 11:49 PM
    I have a friend who is a retired brewmaster from AB...he uses a Blichmann Top Tier gravity
    system and loves fires his mash too...he makes pretty damn good beer with it.
    Sometimes technolog...

  • Posted in thread: Solid Bung for Cold Crashing on 04-24-2014 at 11:46 PM
    I use the silicone bung and burp it a couple times a day until the beer is chilled down.

  • Posted in thread: Mash Tun Size on 04-24-2014 at 11:40 PM
    I assume you will batch sparge, and if so, grain bed thickness is irrelevant.

  • Posted in thread: Hot break on 04-24-2014 at 08:31 PM
    Anyone else get hot break in their starters? I use Briess light DME and I wonder if it's more
    of a chemical reaction to my well water moreso than hot break. Why wouldn't the hot break have
    occured at ...

  • Posted in thread: Wort Monster Giveaway on 04-24-2014 at 01:29 PM
    I'm in!!!

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 Control enclosure on 04-23-2014 at 07:45 PM
    My stranded wire is all tinned, no issues so far and I'm running three of these.

  • Posted in thread: Effect of lactic acid on refractometer readings? on 04-23-2014 at 07:37 PM
    what kind of starter did you make that had a starting pH of 8 ???? There doesn't seem to be a
    way for a wort-based starter to have that high of a pH.

  • Posted in thread: I think I am done entering Homebrew Competitions on 04-23-2014 at 07:31 PM
    I agree. I've entered a few comps (including National Homebrew), scored from low to high 30's
    with rather useless feedback so I'm done. My best feedback is when the keg sprays CO2 foam and
    my buddies ...

  • Posted in thread: Basic/beginner water profile question on 04-23-2014 at 06:54 PM
    The profile I use for an APA is:Ca 140Na 18Mg 25SO4 300Cl 55Bicarb 110This gives an RA of about
    -20Using 2-4 ounces of acid malt should eliminate any need to acidify your mash or sparge

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