Last Activity:04-27-2014 10:35 AM
Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 04-07-2014 at 01:30 AM
Radiologist specializing in body imaging, department chair, large healthcare system. In a
future life, a brewer at a small craft brewery.Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Help with watery flavorless beer on 02-27-2014 at 08:20 PM
Have you been playing water mad scientist with all your brews? :) What about using some of your
city's finest simply filtered to get out any off flavors and sediment and then treated for
Posted in thread: Help with watery flavorless beer on 02-27-2014 at 04:33 PM
More good ideas. Will try a less attenuative yeast to see, but like fearwig says I wonder if
there are other unknown factors at hand besides FG and attenuation.BreezyBrew, what were you
using before G...
Posted in thread: Help with watery flavorless beer on 02-27-2014 at 02:24 PM
fearwig, b-hoppy, dlester - thx for the insight, you're helping me realize my issues are likely
a combination of lower OG, some overpitching, and perhaps also my mash temps being on the low
Posted in thread: Help with watery flavorless beer on 02-27-2014 at 12:54 PM
Sorry forgot to respond to teromous. Yes, I fully dissolve my mineral additions in my
strike/sparge water before heating it. I use mostly CaSO4 and CaCl2 and sometimes MgSO4, all of
which are readily ...
Posted in thread: Help with watery flavorless beer on 02-27-2014 at 12:51 PM
Thanks for everyone's prompt replies.Yes, next time I will "live on the edge" and try ditching
the whirlfloc.As far as dumping yeast, that's something I did differently with my last batch.
Sort of a p...
Posted in thread: Help with watery flavorless beer on 02-27-2014 at 02:28 AM
Hi all, just wanted to see if I could get some advice improving my beers. I've been AG brewing
for a few years and have done about a dozen or more batches. My final product is OK but far
from great, c...
Posted in thread: Wort chiller ideas? on 12-21-2010 at 06:49 PM
Hi all, I'm fairly new here, and wanted to poll for ideas on how best to chill my wort.I'll
soon be putting a March pump into my brewing system. I got it mostly for transferring water and
wort, but am...
Posted in thread: Source for RO water? on 12-13-2010 at 06:36 PM
Thanks for all the responses. I think I'll go with my supermarket RO water dispenser.
Posted in thread: Source for RO water? on 12-12-2010 at 05:16 PM
Thanks for everyone's replies.Do those machines in the grocery store just have a tank of
previously RO'd water in them, or are they plumbed to a water supply and have their own RO
filters? And do you ...