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Posted in thread: Why Is So Much Emphasis Placed On Water Chemistry? on 11-29-2013 at 02:51 PM
I've been reading a lot on water chemistry lately and while I have enough education in
chemistry that it's understandable to me, I can't figure out the why. Take IPAs, for example,
where everybody see...
Posted in thread: Ó Flannagáin Standard on 11-28-2013 at 01:45 PM
Second, its mashed at a lower temperature; usually, but not always, drier stouts are mashed
lower in order to make the beer thinner, more sessionable, and obviously, drier.Doesnt the OP
say he mashes...
Posted in thread: Ó Flannagáin Standard on 11-25-2013 at 03:26 PM
Is this a dry or a sweet stout? The IBUs are very low?
Posted in thread: Storing bottles once emptied.... on 11-21-2013 at 10:24 AM
Don't over think it. Storing your bottles with the cap off is just fine. Provided you cleaned
your bottles and dried them before storing, any contaminates that could make their way in would
be killed ...
Posted in thread: Question about First Wort Hop. on 11-13-2013 at 11:13 AM
do you let it sit at all before you turn on the heat ? or just start the boil ?S_MI start to
bing it up to boil but this takes a minimum of 30mins or so to reach boil
Posted in thread: BIG change in CA Homebrew law!! on 11-12-2013 at 09:58 PM
Great idea, sell homebrew at an Alcoholics Anonymous benefit night!!!!
Posted in thread: Question about First Wort Hop. on 11-12-2013 at 09:54 PM
Any advice for when to FWH with a BIAB setup? I do no sparging. Should I add hops at the end of
the mash?I do full vol BIAB no sparge and I FWH by adding hops immediately when I pull bag.
Posted in thread: Bottles on 11-09-2013 at 01:23 PM
Like the giant brain I thought I was, I saved screw on bottles thinking I could use um with a
capper. The local brew shop said No Can Do. Is there a trick/way to use um? Otherwise, I have a
Posted in thread: Bottle-agnostic swingtops on 11-04-2013 at 04:33 AM
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Posted in thread: Safe Starsan storage on 11-04-2013 at 03:44 AM
Interesting. I've been somewhat paranoid about contamination, so I've been using 2oz of Starsan
per batch in a 5 gallon bucket to sanitize (and then use that bucket for the fermenter after