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Posted in thread: Chloramine Off Flavors in Denver on 12-16-2013 at 09:48 PM
I can second the pool-liner comment. My off flavors never reached the intensity of a real
Band-aid, but it was definitely there. Mine were more like the smell of a new plastic car
model, when you snap...
Posted in thread: Mash pH adjustment for an English Brown Ale on 12-15-2013 at 05:49 PM
I can't really explain except that it could be aging of the malts..AJ, any thoughts on this
process as malts are stored? I wonder if environmental moisture impacts DI pH over time with a
given batch a...
Posted in thread: First time trying Bru'n Water on 12-13-2013 at 06:25 AM
Volumes do matter as concentrations are determined in grams per gallon (or the metric you
prefer in the subscriber version), then translated into actual weights of additions between
mash and sparge. T...
Posted in thread: The HOBBIT......don't bother on 12-13-2013 at 06:14 AM
Alamo Drafthouse, iPix... Etc. Finally movie theatres for adults!In Sheffield England this
week... Looks like I can catch the opening in IMAX 3D here. Anxious to hear about your
impressions on the sec...
Posted in thread: First time trying Bru'n Water on 12-12-2013 at 02:40 PM
If I am reading your question correctly in #1, the volumes you need for Bru'n Water are your
total mash volume (including any infusions), total sparge volume (in your case just ignore the
Posted in thread: Water Report Questions on 12-12-2013 at 12:38 AM
If you are worried about sulfate, try the yellow bitter or yellow balanced as a starting point.
Those sulfate levels are much lower.
Posted in thread: Double boil wort to make NA beer on 12-11-2013 at 10:43 PM
Also, was wondering if you used rye/wheat malts that you could brew a full bodied low abv beer.
And then try boiling the rest of the alcohol off...see how close you can get to being NA.I seem
Posted in thread: The HOBBIT......don't bother on 12-11-2013 at 10:13 PM
I find the pronunciation a bit funny, just because it seems to difficult for people to wrap
their lips around... I can imagine a voice over guy pulling his hair out trying to chew out
Smaug properly. ...
Posted in thread: Double boil wort to make NA beer on 12-11-2013 at 10:08 PM
Freezing concentrates the alcohol (including the methanol) as you remove the ice/slush, which
is how eisbock is produced. I guess that you could work it backward and salvage the frozen
slush as your N...
Posted in thread: Double boil wort to make NA beer on 12-11-2013 at 09:48 PM
There is a discussion and some experimentation you can read in the General Techniques section
here. BierMuncher sacrificed a nice steam beer for science... and seems to have had a decent