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Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 01-25-2011 at 11:14 PM
Ajdelange,Thanks for the response. I was able to calibrate my ph meter so, thankfully, I didn't
mess that up! I guess I misunderstood the add 1 and double for hoppy beers...I brew my IPA
Posted in thread: Water chemistry Primer questions/advice on 01-25-2011 at 12:09 AM
I have recently brewed two IPA's with water adjustments being the only variable. With the first
batch I added 5.2 stablizer (my standard practice) and for the second I added 3 tsp of Calcium
Posted in thread: Splitting yeast vial on 04-27-2010 at 12:20 AM
So I decided to give this a try. I made a 1000 ml starter (1000 ml clean water, 100 grams DME
and some yeast nutrient boiled for 10 minutes, cooled and then pitched White Labs Cali Ale
Yeast - WLP001)...
Posted in thread: Graham's English Cider on 12-07-2009 at 12:25 AM
This sounds like a great recipe. I am a little unclear about topping off the secondary with
juice. Is this to eliminate headspace or is it an important ingredient at this point? If so, is
there an ide...
Posted in thread: Recent trip to STONE Brewery in San Diego on 01-10-2009 at 09:59 PM
I second the Alesmith vote! Stone makes great beer. Green Flash West Coast Pale Ale is
phenominal. I had the opportunity to attend a private Alesmith tasting this past summer that
featured their Speed...
Posted in thread: Med. vs. Heavy weight Aluminum on 01-01-2009 at 08:38 PM
Thanks for the info. The heavy weight pot is 6mm (.236 in.) so I will go with it!
Posted in thread: Med. vs. Heavy weight Aluminum on 12-31-2008 at 12:58 AM
I am planning to buy an aluminum pot from the restaurant supply house online. They have a
medium weight 40qt for $33 and a heavy weight 40qt for $53. Can anyone tell me if the medium
weight is all I n...
Posted in thread: stock pot options on 12-29-2008 at 02:24 AM
Check out these prices at restaurant supply house for aluminum pots. I saw this link from
someone else on another thread.Cookware:Stock PotsI am getting ready to buy a pot myself. Does
anyone see any ...
Posted in thread: How Many Brewdays per tank of Propane? on 11-22-2008 at 02:48 PM
I have read several threads about propane burners, btu's, aluminum vs. stainless, etc. I am
interested in going all grain and plan to purchase a propane burner and a 10 gallon brewpot for
5 gallon bat...
Posted in thread: TAP-A-DRAFT: first impression... on 09-02-2008 at 12:26 AM
I am now on my third batch using TAD. I added the better caps and still experienced some
leakage in one of the bottles after five days. I decided to hook the bottle up to the TAD
dispenser and force c...