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Posted in thread: Brewing Water on 08-25-2013 at 11:19 PM
thanks for the info. so today i used calcuim carbonate, thinking i was using calcium chloride.
total volume of water was 8.7, final volume was just a bit over 5. i ended up using 1tsp
gypsum, 1/2tsp c...
Posted in thread: Brewing Water on 08-25-2013 at 06:19 PM
i am using calcium carbonate and gypsum. do i add these during the mash or during the boil?
Also, for the calcualtor, do i base it off of the total amount of water i use, pre boil volume,
or post boil...
Posted in thread: Brewing Water on 08-25-2013 at 03:57 PM
sorry to bring this back up. Using this calculator: plugging my numbers in based on what i
posted above, my source minerals are:27 17 3 2.03 .45 0With this and the target profile "light
colored and h...
Posted in thread: old hops on 04-09-2013 at 12:37 AM
I have a bunch of hops that i purchased 1-2 years ago. Some are still vaccum sealed, but a lot
are opened with the air squeezed out and a clothes pin holding them shut. Last month was the
first time i...
Posted in thread: VA group bulk grain buy #6 on 04-08-2013 at 04:42 AM
im interested in 2 sacks of pale malt for the next group buy. i live in clifton forge va, but
can probably make a trip on a weekend.
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Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 02-20-2013 at 05:09 AM
i brewed this with s-04 and my gravity right now is at 1.022. its a bit cold at 62 degrees, so
i hooked up a brew belt to it to see if it would attenuate a little more. kind of wishing i
wouldnt have ...
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 02-03-2013 at 03:52 AM
i got this brewed for the second time. Used S-04, 6 tbsp of loose leaf mint tea (mix of
spearmint and peppermint), and 4 oz of cocoa powder. My efficiency was a bit better than normal
so have an OG of...
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 01-13-2013 at 05:14 AM
just placed an order to brew this again. last time i used 8oz of cocoa and am excited to try
with 4oz. i also have a bunch of loose leaf peppermint tea, so will throw about 6TBS of that in
during the ...
Posted in thread: Brewing Water on 08-29-2012 at 03:09 PM
Thanks! So based on the primer:"Double the calcium chloride and the gypsum."Thats what i should
be doing for a pale ale/ipa, correct? The baseline is 1tsp of calcium chloride, but doesnt