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Posted in thread: First disaster! on 08-28-2015 at 06:25 PM
So in my 8 years of brewing, I have had minor issues such as breaking a hydrometer and such,
but no real true home brewing disaster until yesterday! Last Friday I brewed 5 gallons of
pumpkin ale with ...
Posted in thread: WLP005 finished below target gravity on 08-27-2015 at 03:06 PM
As to it not finishing, one vial of yeast is not normally enough for a beer with a gravity over
1.050. A 5 gallon (US) 1.072 beer needs 249 billion yeast cells. A vial only has 100 billion at
Posted in thread: WLP300 Hefeweizen Pitch Rate Experiment on 08-27-2015 at 02:56 PM
Just listed to the show the other day. It was an interesting experiment, great job. Thanks for
posting the info here too!
Posted in thread: First cloudy beer. Why? on 08-25-2015 at 01:34 PM
Looks good to me...many professionally brewed hop bombs have that same hazy "breakfast juice"
look. In fact Zombie Dust itself has a haze. Would not worry about it!
Posted in thread: Any guesses on the Chelmsford water profile? on 08-25-2015 at 01:24 PM
Actually do you know if Hardness is "as CaCO3"? If so, this is equal to the sum of the Ca and
Mg concentrations in milliequivalents per liter (mEq/l) multiplied by 50 (the Equivalent Weight
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 08-25-2015 at 12:47 PM
18,073.5+5.25 Pumpkin Ale= 18,078.75 gallons
Posted in thread: Any guesses on the Chelmsford water profile? on 08-19-2015 at 02:49 PM
Looks like your town does not post the water mineral numbers needed on their website. They do
have this from 2014. Really only lists two things you need, sodium and chloride...and
chloride is very h...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 08-19-2015 at 02:09 PM
+govner1's 96.0 gallons in last post= 17,675.5+ 5.25 Azacca Pale Ale= 17,680.75
Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-22-2015 at 03:30 PM
I am in!
Posted in thread: Adding dark grains late. on 07-08-2015 at 03:27 PM
Gordon Strong also adds dark grain late to help manage pH levels. Per the book, he uses RO
water and adds .25 tsp of 10% phosphoric acid to every 5 gallons of brewing water to adjust
water pH to 5.5. ...