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Posted in thread: Ward Labs vs. LaMotte Basic kit on 05-19-2015 at 12:43 AM
What about sending a water sample to a third lab?
Posted in thread: New Brewery in Holly? on 05-12-2014 at 02:22 PM
The framing should be completed this week and the windows set on the 19th. The metal roof will
follow shortly thereafter.
Posted in thread: pH drift on 02-23-2014 at 04:09 PM
I calibrate my Hanna HI 991001 meter with 7.01 buffer and then 4.01 buffer per the
instructions. If I leave the probe in the 4.01 buffer after calibrating the pH will increase
from 4.01 to 4.05 over t...
Posted in thread: Off flavor on 02-11-2014 at 10:13 PM
Chloramine in your tap water is a common cause of phenolic "band aid" off flavors. Get yourself
some campden tablets. 1 tablet treats 20 gallons of water. You can break them in half, quarters
etc to t...
Posted in thread: Mash thickness as a pH adjustment on 01-17-2014 at 01:56 AM
. . . diluted infinitely with water will have a pH of 7.Are we to assume DI water here AJ?
Posted in thread: New Brewery in Holly? on 01-17-2014 at 01:46 AM
Definitely going forward. We have done some minor work in the last month inside the building at
the back of the lot - putting up interior walls to form an office, lay out where the 2nd cold
room will ...
Posted in thread: New Brewery in Holly? on 01-14-2014 at 09:17 PM
My partner and I are waiting for financing from our lender. We expect the loan to be approved
within a few weeks. Once approved the construction of the 62 seat tap room and 10 barrel
brewhouse will re...
Posted in thread: Barleywine test mash on 11-17-2013 at 02:52 AM
I preformed a test mash for a barleywine I am brewing tomorrow and measured the pH at various
times in order to compare my readings with the predicted pH readings from Mash Chemistry and
Posted in thread: Barleywine. Need Input. on 11-13-2013 at 08:49 PM
If you haven't already brewed it, I would question the 75% efficiency assumption based on my
experience with big grain bills.
Posted in thread: Water report for Holly, MI - is it salvagable? on 09-24-2013 at 09:59 PM
Here's what I got back from Ward Labs for Holly, MICa: 93Mg: 37Na: 83SO4: 48 (SO4-S 16 x 3)Cl:
146CO3: 12HC03: 368Total Alkalinity, CaCO3: 323Total Hardness, CaCO3: 387TDS: 642pH: 8.1Cations