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Posted in thread: When would you ever raise the PH? on 02-04-2016 at 01:33 AM
Baking soda will add sodium, which you may or may not want from a flavor perspective.Is sodium
the only added flavor that comes from baking soda?
Posted in thread: When would you ever raise the PH? on 01-24-2016 at 10:21 PM
If your water has very low alkalinity like the NYC water supply does, you will need to add
alkalinity to the water to avoid the wort pH falling too low. Low pH does create acrid roast
Posted in thread: When would you ever raise the PH? on 01-21-2016 at 02:57 AM
My water is very soft as well, and I add alkalinity to my dark beers like stouts and porters. I
find stouts mashed at 5.5 are much richer and fuller than those mashed at 5.3. My $.02.Got it
Posted in thread: When would you ever raise the PH? on 01-20-2016 at 08:42 PM
Alright here goes.I have brewed in several cities with different source waters and have always
needed to adjust my mash PH down to get it in the appropriate 5.2-5.4 range. this has been the
case even ...
Posted in thread: Aging on Bourbon and Oak Chips on 10-29-2015 at 10:58 PM
Thanks guys.Do you think there is any issue in oaking up front, and then reoaking again if it
fades more than i want?
Posted in thread: Aging on Bourbon and Oak Chips on 10-29-2015 at 09:21 PM
I recently brewed a clone of the Goose Island Bourbon County Stout and want to figure out the
the best way to get the oak and the bourbon flavor. In the past (for other recipes) I've used a
Posted in thread: Missing Cascade Hops on 08-07-2015 at 04:36 PM
Awesome! Thanks guys!
Posted in thread: Missing Cascade Hops on 08-07-2015 at 01:58 PM
I am brewing a wheat beer now and cant seem to find my Cascade hops anywhere. The only thing I
have lying around are some Willamette. Any idea what I should do? I know the pairing doesnt
make much sen...
Posted in thread: Missing Efficency on 07-05-2015 at 08:06 PM
I've been an all grain brewer for 2-3 years now and in the last six months my Brewhouse
efficiency has been plummeting, but more importantly totally not consistent. Was wondering if
anyone could try a...
Posted in thread: Historian Head Hefeweizen on 04-21-2015 at 05:59 PM
Anything specific used to make the Yeast Starter? Wheat DME?Also I really enjoy the 3068
Wyeast, how well did the banana/clove shine through with this recipe? Any tasting notes once
you got the carb l...