Last Activity:08-03-2015 4:23 PM
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Posted in thread: my beer is sourish? is it bad? on 08-01-2015 at 05:41 PM
I wouldn't toss it just yet. 10 days is usually how long I let my beers ferment. Also, I
wouldn't be checking gravities a few days into fermentation as you are just giving yourself a
better chance of ...
Posted in thread: PH and Efficiency Correlation on 07-11-2015 at 02:53 AM
Sorry, of course John gets most of the credit, I just listened to a podcast with Colin as guest
speaker, so his name was sort of stuck in my head and he was talking water chemistry.
Posted in thread: PH and Efficiency Correlation on 07-09-2015 at 04:56 PM
Having your mash pH in the right zone(5.2-5.6) will help the enzymes break down the starches
into sugars more efficiently, thus increasing your efficiency. If you wanna learn all you need
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay Blends...What to Do? on 05-16-2015 at 02:27 AM
I've just gotten into sour/funk brewing and as of now have only one 100% Brett beer under my
belt. Wanting to dive further into funky and sour beer, I ordered from The Yeast Bay and picked
up their Fa...
Posted in thread: Automated 10Gal All Grain + Conicals for sale on 03-31-2015 at 02:47 AM
How much for the counter pressure bottle filler? What kind is it?
Posted in thread: Water Adjusments Making My Beers Dull? on 03-27-2015 at 02:41 AM
Hey guys,Thanks for all your insight, I will definitely shoot for a lower pH and use lactic
acid. As far as freshness of the ingredients, they were pretty fresh, as my LHBS goes through
stock pretty q...
Posted in thread: Water Adjusments Making My Beers Dull? on 03-25-2015 at 04:30 PM
Hey everybody,So I've been tinkering with my water for the last 4 brews (Session Pale,
Weizenbock, Strawberry Sour Saison, and IPA). The Weizenbock came out great, but all of the
lighter beers seem to...
Posted in thread: On going problem with my chronical on 03-21-2015 at 05:47 PM
Great thanks guys. I'll try that TSP and I'm sure it will be good to go after that. I do think
it is a great fermenter, I just thought for some reason they would have at least said something
in the in...
Posted in thread: On going problem with my chronical on 03-21-2015 at 03:07 PM
Yeah I'm very positive it's not coming from the beer, I can actually smell the grease when I
disassemble the ball valves.
Posted in thread: On going problem with my chronical on 03-21-2015 at 04:14 AM
So I'm several batches into my chronical fermenter. I've done all the things that the
instructions said to do before use (clean & passivate). My problem comes from the ball valves
that came with the f...