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Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 01-06-2017 at 02:58 AM
+1 for Maltose. I'm in Danbury and much closer to Epic, but I've been going to maltose since I
started brewing about 5 years ago (before epic opened) and am pretty loyal unless I really want
Posted in thread: "Brew" Year's Resolutions? on 12-29-2016 at 07:02 PM
I'm committed to brewing more and buying less.This is a great goal! I brewed about 8 batches
this year (one more tomorrow) but I spend too much money on commercial beer...my pipeline
always seems to b...
Posted in thread: Single hopped mosiac pale ale recipe on 12-29-2016 at 06:19 PM
I'm planning a very similar brew for tomorrow as the original post (same hop schedule) but with
a 50/50 mix of 2 Row and Marris Otter, 8oz crystal 20, and 4oz carapils because I like my pales
Posted in thread: Adjusting Mash PH on 12-16-2016 at 03:50 PM
I'm in the same boat as you...just starting with water adjustments. I've heard that the 5.2
stabilizer does not work as advertised and that you shouldn't use it, although I've also heard
Posted in thread: what's everyone drinking for Turkey Day? on 11-25-2016 at 04:10 PM
Deux Amis - Lost Abbey & Dupont collaboration American Saison. Brought to share, but the
in-laws aren't really beer drinkers so I drank the bottle myself. Went really good with
Posted in thread: First Time Water Adjustment Help on 11-22-2016 at 10:51 PM
MadKing - yeah, I'm sure I could lug some water home. I just know that the more work I have to
do, the less likely I'll do it. Aren't we all trying to make the best beer for the least amount
of money ...
Posted in thread: First Time Water Adjustment Help on 11-22-2016 at 07:37 PM
MadKing,Thanks, and I know that there are a lot of variables to balance here, so I appreciate
any advice. With a new baby and barely any time (or money) to even brew, I don't see installing
an RO syst...
Posted in thread: First Time Water Adjustment Help on 11-22-2016 at 04:28 PM
MadKing - Yeah, agreed. Just looking through the profiles listed I did notice how high Burton
is on many of the minerals, I just picked it because I've heard of it and it seemed appropriate
for a bitt...
Posted in thread: First Time Water Adjustment Help on 11-22-2016 at 03:08 PM
Thanks for the quick feedback. I've attached some screenshots. The grain bill tab shows the pH
before any adjustments (existing water) to be 5.35, and I've started playing around with the
Posted in thread: First Time Water Adjustment Help on 11-22-2016 at 02:14 PM
Hello all,I've been brewing all grain for a couple of years using my well water without any
adjustments and finally got a water test from Ward Labs. I'm just starting to learn about water
and how it a...