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Posted in thread: Sulfate to Chloride Ratio on 12-03-2015 at 02:51 AM
Finlandbrews, the reference made on Page 150 in Water refers to a range of sulfate to chloride
ratios from 9:1(lots of sulfate)to 0.5:1 (twice as much chloride as sulfate)As an example, on
page 141 he...
Posted in thread: How much yeast? on 06-09-2014 at 09:13 PM
Do you want us to go to the calculator for you? will be happy you learned to do your own
Posted in thread: Can I bottle condition in a growler on 05-20-2014 at 09:28 PM
I think if we actually care about the safety of our fellow brewers, friends, family, children
and pets, we would be wise not to mess around. Its not worth it. You saw the guys leg, you
heard about the...
Posted in thread: Questions on Wheat Raspberry Beer on 05-20-2014 at 06:25 PM
Jayslaw,I looked at the yeast that came in the kit and it's a Lallemand Munich Wheat beer dry
yeast.The directions on the kit calls for you to pitch it dry.Well if its dry you should have
an adequate ...
Posted in thread: Questions on Wheat Raspberry Beer on 05-18-2014 at 12:57 AM
Yeah that sounds on par for a good wheat. I do several hefeweizens and they all use extract in
some proportion. It would turn out well for sure. What yeast are you going to use, the dry? It
Posted in thread: Acceptable drop in mash temp? on 05-18-2014 at 12:08 AM
Hmm, this is very exciting and curious content. I'm trying to find ways to shorten my brew day.
I just got an immersion chiller which saved me 45 minutes. My mash is one item I was hoping I
Posted in thread: Brewhouse kit hacks on 05-17-2014 at 11:53 PM
I've done so many of these kits and tasted them brewed by other novice home brewers. I've
generally been satisfied with the kits, but I have always used liquid yeasts with them. I
varied the op up wat...
Posted in thread: Minimal chill brewing is my new best friend on 05-17-2014 at 11:36 PM
Just outlet the immersion chiller into a bucket or three and use it for your laundry machine.
Or use it to water plants. Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Gypsum on 05-12-2014 at 09:05 PM
Well the sulphate in Gypsum can affect the perception of bitterness and flavor, while the
calcium is a simple nutrient to the yeast. So, it may still have some effect of helping your
hop flavor, thoug...
Posted in thread: A Strange Yeast Smell on 05-12-2014 at 06:33 PM
Sulphur smells can be common among different strains of yeast, and often will completely
dissipate. I often get them with Belgian yeasts. Now, the real question is, did you calculate
how much yeast yo...