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Posted in thread: Brewing a Hefeweizen on 05-06-2008 at 01:20 AM
IMHO, that violates a lot of what I know about single celled organisms and rehydrating things.
I'll explain to why I think it's not accurate and let you guys pick it apart. I've been baking
Posted in thread: Formaldehyde??? on 05-06-2008 at 12:53 AM
I'd vote for 1) double checking your sanitation to make sure that its sufficient and that
everything is getting really really really well rinsed and 2) filtering your water. Chlorine
isn't just bad fo...
Posted in thread: What base grains do YOU order? on 05-05-2008 at 04:54 AM
We make a lot of Kolsch, Hellas, and Hefe's here so we order what we need for that. Most
anything else we get at the local store or on line in small batches.M.
Posted in thread: Anyone have experience brewing with potatoes? on 05-05-2008 at 04:47 AM
Instead of doing all that hand shredding, why not just use the frozen shreds for hash browns?
Posted in thread: How long of a mash is actually necessary? on 05-05-2008 at 04:35 AM
There are some amazingly good articles that go into all of this in excruciating detail, even by
my standards. in case you've forgotten, maltose isn't the only thing you get from grains or
Posted in thread: pH Stabilizer on 05-05-2008 at 02:49 AM
If you're not on well water, your water supply (city, co-op, etc.) should be able to provide
you with a full water analysis. Ours looks like this - and it's produced every month. An
explanation of w...
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash / HSA on 05-05-2008 at 02:31 AM
You run it off into a boil kettle anyway and then when you're done, you oxygenate it for the
yeast. I really don't see a problem with this either. 2 cents,M.
Posted in thread: Huge Problem on 05-05-2008 at 02:27 AM
If you're looking for a way to determine the IBU's of your home grown hops, you should read
this - explains in detail how to use a sugar water titration to determine it. HTH,M.
Posted in thread: Anyone above the 40th parallel... You are all killing your hop plants! on 05-05-2008 at 02:21 AM
Global warming phooey! NASA just announced that global temps are DOWN!!! That's based on
satellite data world wide. Don't see that being hyped by the media, do ya? 2 cents,M.
Posted in thread: Hops growing in limited space (perfect stake!) on 05-05-2008 at 02:16 AM
JBWeld will glue down almost anything. HTH,M.