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Posted in thread: Every beer i brew has a similar "Grainy" taste on 05-26-2016 at 03:03 PM
Go to the brew science subforum and look at the water chemistry primer thread. There's general
advice for starting with ro water that doesn't involve spreadsheets and in depth chemistry
Posted in thread: Some Centennial Blonde Questions on 05-25-2016 at 04:27 PM
I used RO water and added in minerals and acid. I used 8.75lbs of grain with 2.3mL 88% lactic
acid in the mash, and treated all water with 1 teaspoon Calcuim Chloride/5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Some Centennial Blonde Questions on 05-25-2016 at 02:59 PM
I made this beer as my first biab all grain brew. It was good, but after drinking it for a bit
I wanted more hops, so I dropped an ounce each of citra and Simcoe into the keg in a voile bag.
It was ve...
Posted in thread: best dry hopping practices on 05-24-2016 at 08:39 PM
I finish fermentation, then transfer to the keg. I fine with gelatin, chill, and carbonate at
once. Then, 5-7 days later, I add in 2 oz or so of hops in a voile hop bag and put it back in
Posted in thread: Loss of Hops Flavor on 05-12-2016 at 08:43 PM
Get a fine mesh bag and use it to put 2 more ounces of hops directly into the keg.
Posted in thread: Blow off v air lock on 04-21-2016 at 07:46 PM
I use fermcap to keep down the foam from vigorous fermentation. During the first couple of days
of the ferment I leave my 3 piece airlock empty (only use the main one piece ) and cover it
Posted in thread: 2015 hop crop on 03-08-2016 at 06:35 PM
I made a cirta only hoppy session with citra from two different sources. Huge garlic smell and
flavor. Can't drink it. This sucks. No more 2015 citra for me.Made a 2015 hop Mosaic/Citra
Posted in thread: Why do newbies always use so much crystal malt? on 12-10-2015 at 07:12 PM
Yes, that's the one that caught my eye first. The Campari IPA looks interesting but at the
price of a liter of Campari I'd be hesitant to pour 2 or 3 of those in there at bottling time.
At least the b...
Posted in thread: Metallurgists, what happened here? on 12-08-2015 at 03:39 PM
Isn't PBW a base?
Posted in thread: added 2oz of gypsum to 10 gallon recipe need help on 11-19-2015 at 06:31 PM
I decided to take my brewing the the next level and started messing with the water. I use ro
water and the ez calculator said to add some gypsum. Anyway, measurements and what not got
messed up and I ...