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Posted in thread: 1st 10 gallon batch, any tips? on 08-11-2009 at 09:13 PM
Overshoot is better than under at least! Then you can just stir or add bits of cold water or
ice, NP. I just started 10 gallon batches as well, just did my third. I am seriously needing a
march pump n...
Posted in thread: Reverse Osmosis Water Users? on 03-14-2009 at 04:51 AM
I use RO water for the control it affords. Add the following:-Buffer 5.2 = Verifies mash pH is
in order.-1 gram Epsom Salts, 2.5 grams Gypsum, 2 grams Calcium Chloride = Good "all around"
Posted in thread: Which Red Star yeast to use on 04-18-2008 at 05:53 PM
I brewed a clone of Old Rasputin known as Rootin' Tootin' and the recipe calls for Red Star Dry
Champagne yeast at bottling time. I am not sure which yeast to get. Red Star has two yeasts
that could b...
Posted in thread: Drowning in water calculations on 04-14-2008 at 11:32 PM
Thats what I use, Palmer's spreadsheets. Brewed this weekend and I just made the additions to
the mash. Added the salts at the same time I added the grains. Palmer never really says when or
where to m...
Posted in thread: Mineral Salt Users on 04-09-2008 at 03:42 AM
Yes, my city provides RO through the tap water. Here is a link Pretty much the only things
left in the water are chloride and sodium at 20 ppm each per a water report I obtained. I have
a sample on ...
Posted in thread: Mineral Salt Users on 04-07-2008 at 10:57 PM
My city provides RO tap water and I think I have a grasp on the whole water chemistry thing.
However, I am confused about when to make the salt additions and what volume do I use to
calculate the amou...
Posted in thread: Which is better for fermenting, fridge or freezer? on 03-25-2008 at 02:18 AM
Nice, thanks for the pics. Could I fit two 6.5 gallon carboys in there? How may cubic feet is
Posted in thread: Which is better for fermenting, fridge or freezer? on 03-25-2008 at 01:30 AM
Is it a flat bottom freezer? What about the shelves?
Posted in thread: Which is better for fermenting, fridge or freezer? on 03-25-2008 at 01:00 AM
Been looking for something I can ferment my 6.5 gallon carboy in. Wouldn't mind having
something big enough for two carboys in case I want to do a 10 gallon batch. So I was wondering
what evrybody els...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and hop debris on 03-21-2008 at 09:15 PM
I meant to use bags this time but forgot. When you do use bags do you use one bag for all the
additions or a different bag for each hop addition?