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Posted in thread: Easy Clean vs. One Step on 06-27-2016 at 04:18 PM
These are not the same according to the "Composition/Information on Ingredients" section of the
Posted in thread: Castle Pilsen Acidified? on 05-16-2016 at 10:00 PM
While that is good info, I prefer to try and ferret out problems by looking at singular (or as
small as possible components) in assessing those problems. Was that the only grain used in the
mash and w...
Posted in thread: Castle Pilsen Acidified? on 05-16-2016 at 05:55 PM
Yesterday I used Castle Pils for the first time since starting this thread. To test my theory,
I input 16°L as the assumed color on the Malt Acidification worksheet in Bru'n Water.Target
mash pH: 5.23...
Posted in thread: Wort Filtration Before Plate Chiller on 01-03-2016 at 04:29 PM
Thanks for the responses. I do not recirculate during the entire mash, but I do recirculate for
a while at the end of the mash to ensure I have very clear runnings before I transfer to the
kettle. I h...
Posted in thread: Wort Filtration Before Plate Chiller on 12-30-2015 at 08:27 PM
I have been using a plate chiller for a few years in conjunction with a March pump. I love how
ridiculously fast it chills, but I have yet to find a kettle filter that does not also clog
Posted in thread: Post Your Final Beer pH on 12-18-2015 at 09:58 PM
US-05post-boil: 5.27finished: 4.40This was a 100% Rahr 2-row DIPA with 12 oz of hops in the
kettle. I was very happy with the flavor profile. Definitely cleaner and less muddled than
IPA's that finish...
Posted in thread: Post Your Final Beer pH on 12-18-2015 at 09:53 PM
In June I had an opportunity to discuss brewing APAs and IPA's with Steve Dressler (which was
pretty freaking awesome, by the way). He confirmed that the secret is push your kettle pH down
if your yea...
Posted in thread: Chapman ThermoBarrel Reviews on 11-12-2015 at 04:18 PM
After not having time to brew for two months, I've finally been able to brew a couple more
batches using my ThermoBarrel.Temp loss was insignificant over a one hour mash.On the second
batch, which was...