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Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale dilemma's on 08-22-2014 at 08:49 PM
I haven't added pumpkin to my pumpkin beers in years - haven't really noticed a difference and
they turn out great! The "pumpkin" flavor comes from the spices and how they mesh with your
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a Weldless Sight Glass? on 08-20-2014 at 04:19 PM
Here ya go, scroll down about half way. Select one, then you have the option for a keg or pot.
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a Weldless Sight Glass? on 08-19-2014 at 07:56 PM
Can you point me to a link on Brew Hardware for a keggle sight glass? I don't see them there...
Posted in thread: Brewing salts - EZ Water Spreadsheet on 08-19-2014 at 07:41 PM
I've only got a handful of results so far, but for me Bru'nwater has averages around .2 lower
than my measured on pH while the EZ water spreadsheet has averaged .2 higher than measured. The
Posted in thread: RO water sources on 08-19-2014 at 07:30 PM
I just bought an RO system a few years ago. I can make RO water for around 4/5ths of a cent per
gallon in water costs. It's a home system that I have integrated into my kitchen sink so I can
drink RO ...
Posted in thread: Fixing RO on 08-19-2014 at 07:06 PM
I don't treat my sparge RO water with the thought process being that I want it to be as
unbuffered as possible so that the mash's pH will stay in the 5's while I sparge.
Posted in thread: Good substitute for Acid Malt? on 08-06-2014 at 08:52 PM
I have a 12 ml syringe for measuring lactic acid - works great! Just a friendly tip...
Posted in thread: Discrepancy between EZ calculator and actual pH readings? on 08-01-2014 at 07:10 PM
In the next month I hope to get to a Dubbel, a darker Pumpkin beer, and a 3rd try at a tasty
Pale Ale that hits all my numbers for a lighter-colored beer. I'll let you know the results...
Posted in thread: Discrepancy between EZ calculator and actual pH readings? on 07-31-2014 at 03:52 PM
I won't be using EZ water after this experience: Friend comes closest for me, and will be what
I use in the future for initial estimates. I'll be recording the pH of future batches and
comparing it t...
Posted in thread: Using lactic acid to lower mash pH in a pale ale: normal? on 07-31-2014 at 03:45 PM
Brewer's Friend comes closest for me to actual mash pH, though I still have more testing to do
(I've only tested a light-bodies pale ale so far). The EZ water spreadsheet came out .3 too
high, and Bru...