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Posted in thread: WLP800... Taking FOREVER on 03-26-2015 at 11:38 PM
About a week. Beer turned out pretty good, second run is sitting the carboy's now and
terminated out in 7 days with a huge starter (repitch) and proper O2.
Posted in thread: Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, South Mesa Brewers? on 03-17-2015 at 03:40 AM
Not sure about Gold Canyon area specifically, but water in Chandler and much of the Phoenix
area is totally unsuitable for brewing. Most of the better homebrewers here start with 100% RO
and build the...
Posted in thread: Diving into Chinook. Never did a single hop with it, it's about time. on 03-15-2015 at 11:52 PM
Did a SMASH with Marris Otter and Chinook... not a bad beer at all! Can be a little harsh if
you use to much (Chinook) But overall its a staple hop around my house.
Posted in thread: Cat's **** "Bitburger" - Premium Pilsner on 02-19-2015 at 10:21 PM
Tapped the keg today.... Sure glad I washed and kept 4 cups of yeast as I am going to do this
one again for sure.FG was a little high, not enough O2 think and fermentation stalled around
the 1.018 mar...
Posted in thread: NB Oxygenation Kit 2.0 Flow Rate on 01-31-2015 at 06:28 PM
Anyone know the flow rate of the Oxygenation Kit 2.0 from Northern Brewer? Documentation is
lacking... Want to get an idea of the regulators max flow in l/m so I can somewhat calculate my
total ppm. :...
Posted in thread: WLP800... Taking FOREVER on 01-30-2015 at 03:57 AM
Well... after raising temp to 57-58 and stirring up the yeast in the bottom of the carboys, it
wound up finishing up at 1.013 (reading today). Dropped it back down to 55 for a few more days
Posted in thread: Chandler, Gilbert, Tempe, South Mesa Brewers? on 01-24-2015 at 04:40 PM
Check out Bru'N Water. Dead accurate for me pH wise. If you are going to mix, you will need to
know what your current tap water looks like, if you don't then just go 100% RO and treat both
Posted in thread: WLP800... Taking FOREVER on 01-22-2015 at 10:24 PM
12 hours after a roust and a 5deg temp raise, its going nuts again. Almost need to re-install
the blow-off tubes...Crazy.... :mug:
Posted in thread: WLP800... Taking FOREVER on 01-22-2015 at 03:11 PM
That yeast strain was a solid performer for me and I wonder if you're on to something with the
O2 level not being sufficient. How much did you give your beer?I think this is the issue. I am
Posted in thread: WLP800... Taking FOREVER on 01-22-2015 at 02:57 AM
Pitching a sachet of rehydrated US05 and keeping at 65ish should help you get down to a more
reasonable FG. Since it will work on so little sugars it should not affect the overall flavor
of the pilsne...