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02-14-2016 7:41 PM

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  • Posted in thread: Adjusting pH during Mash on 02-03-2016 at 06:48 PM
    I'm new to using a pH meter so take this with a grain of salt. I recently read that you need to
    swirl the probe slightly on the solution you're measuring to get an accurate reading. I wasn't
    doing tha...

  • Posted in thread: Adjusting pH during Mash on 02-03-2016 at 06:46 PM
    You are probably doing something wrong.A daily occurrence. I hope the 3 additions of baking
    soda = 1 teaspoon and not 3 tsp total. 144.6ppm sodium is too high and may have a flavor
    impact. However th...

  • Posted in thread: Regulator not....regulating? on 02-03-2016 at 06:35 PM
    Thanks - I'll try this "blast it out" method.

  • Posted in thread: Adjusting pH during Mash on 02-02-2016 at 04:02 AM
    Forgot to point out, I have a Milwaukee electric pH reader, that I calibrated at room temp
    while the strike water was heating. This was the third time brewing in three weeks, no issues.
    I won't rule o...

  • Posted in thread: Regulator not....regulating? on 02-02-2016 at 03:58 AM
    I've got one basic Keg Cowboy regulator hooked up in my kegerator, and have been using that
    with no problems. But today, the pressure on the regulator for pressure to the kegs went wonky.
    I could use ...

  • Posted in thread: Adjusting pH during Mash on 02-02-2016 at 03:50 AM
    While past experience and the Bru'N Water spreadsheet told me my latest mash pH should have
    been around 5.2-5.3, 10 minutes in my pH read 4.8. :(I had a couple of baking soda additions
    during the mash...

  • Posted in thread: Turkey Deep Fry - store oil in keg? on 12-04-2015 at 03:52 PM
    Just be sure and scrub the crap out of it when dumping the old oil (also, where are you going
    to put the old oil to dispose of it?).I did not think about oil disposal, to dump off at a
    recycling cent...

  • Posted in thread: Turkey Deep Fry - store oil in keg? on 11-25-2015 at 08:11 PM
    Not technically meat smoking but this seemed the best place for my crossover cooking and
    kegging question. Every so often I deep fry a few turkeys, waiting for the oil to cool to
    filter it back into t...

  • Posted in thread: Olive Oil - Testing on 03-30-2013 at 06:44 PM
    Honey-Orange Hefe - using WLP300OG 1049Batch w/ OO = FG 1010Batch w/out = FG 10103 Taste
    testers, triple blind. 1 could not pick the beers that matched. Of the other 2 results, one
    preferred the OO, a...

  • Posted in thread: Olive Oil - Testing on 03-06-2013 at 01:02 AM
    Iím bottling my olive oil experiment today. I was surprised to see they look different. They
    taste different too. The picture was taken at eleven days. OO is the one on the left. Both
    batches started ...

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