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Posted in thread: pre/post boil gravity question on 12-07-2012 at 06:53 PM
Volume measurement errors?I have a wooden dowel that I use so I get exactly 6.5 gallons
pre-boil, and I used the gallon markings on the bucket and ended up almost right to the 5
gallon line, maybe lik...
Posted in thread: pre/post boil gravity question on 12-07-2012 at 06:14 PM
Were you taking gravity readings with a refractometer or a hydrometer? If hydrometer, did you
take both readings at room temp or close?Gravity readings were taken with a hydrometer.
Pre-boil reading w...
Posted in thread: pre/post boil gravity question on 12-07-2012 at 02:58 AM
Brewed a oatmeal stout today with a target of of 1.064. Stopped fly sparging when I had 6.5
gallons pre-boil. Pre-boil gravity reading was 1.048. Boiled 65 minutes and ended up with
almost exactly 5 g...
Posted in thread: Homebrew on the WEB 2012 on 03-05-2012 at 06:22 PM
Got mine emailed to me this morning as well, my Sierra Nevada pale ale clone scored 34 and 30,
so 32 overall. Its nice getting some feedback from a certified judge instead of people just
saying "its g...
Posted in thread: RO or Distilled Water Additions on 01-17-2012 at 08:45 PM
Thanks a lot that's a big help.
Posted in thread: RO or Distilled Water Additions on 01-17-2012 at 08:28 PM
Just wondering what would be everyone's recommendation on how much Calcium Chloride and Calcium
Sulfate to add to distilled water for general brewing. I've done a little bit of research and
most of th...
Posted in thread: Ward Labs Report Flint MI Well Water on 12-07-2011 at 09:23 PM
Thanks guys, I might just have to build up my water from distilled.
Posted in thread: Ward Labs Report Flint MI Well Water on 12-06-2011 at 02:59 AM
Just got my Ward Labs report for my well water. What do the experts think? I have brewed about
10 all grain batches so far and would like to start tweaking my water to improve my beer. Out
of all my b...