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Posted in thread: Rate my water on 07-19-2013 at 10:48 PM
Ward laboratories results are in. My sulphate levels are extraordinarily low, excited to see
how supplementation will improve my hoppy beers.pH 8.2Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm
Posted in thread: What do you think of this mix of hops for growing.. on 04-23-2013 at 12:13 AM
Hopefully 2 months isn't enough for thread necromancy...I'm interested in which varieties you
planted and which ones are thriving. I live in Sparta, so what works for you may work for me
and the only ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 04-17-2013 at 12:16 AM
Rather than save 5 jars of enough yeast to build a starter, has anyone determined a good way to
save enough yeast to pitch directly? Maybe combine the yeast from 2 of the jars?
Posted in thread: WLP001 and Fermentation Temp on 04-01-2013 at 11:59 PM
If the ambient temp is 72, I imagine the temp inside the fermentor will get close to 75 or more
at peak fermentation. If you move it to the basement, it might help pull the temp back down to
the high ...
Posted in thread: How many of you brew "to style?" on 04-01-2013 at 11:09 PM
I think next brew will be a Saison with rose hips.Things like this also kind of spurred my
curiosity. A lot of breweries are beginning to add unconventional ingredients to beer (fruits,
spices, etc) a...
Posted in thread: How many of you brew "to style?" on 04-01-2013 at 10:49 PM
Almost every beer I've brewed can fit neatly into one of the BJCP categories, but I'm beginning
to feel shackled by it. If everyone were to always brew to style no new ones will ever exist.I
Posted in thread: Help with SMaSH recipe on 10-19-2012 at 02:05 AM
With only Munich Malt, I'd brew a bock style with German hops. Magnum or Hallertau.
Posted in thread: Dry pale ale on 10-19-2012 at 01:37 AM
I overnight mashed a pale ale (See recipes) at 153 which dropped to 143 overnight. That beer
finished as close to 1.000 as I've ever seen. Got over 90% attenuation with US-05
Posted in thread: Help with Wildflower Braggot on 10-19-2012 at 01:26 AM
I have no experience using honey in my beer, and am therefore open to any suggestion from those
who have. I have a vision for a braggot with wildflower honey. I was thinking restrained late
Posted in thread: Teaching Homebrew Class on 10-18-2012 at 11:19 PM
Take a look at this link.