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Posted in thread: Creating an NA (Or...how I neutered my beer) on 09-11-2015 at 01:26 AM
So I tried it out with a 3% abv beer. According to the hydrometer and refractometer method and
using Barth and Race's equation (found at FermCalc ), I measured an abv of 1-2%, accounting for
Posted in thread: Creating an NA (Or...how I neutered my beer) on 09-07-2015 at 03:23 PM
Hi!I'm a homebrewer that recently went to the darkside of the brew: total abstinence. Short
story is my brew was just plain too good and I couldnt have enough.So I want to give this a try
with fairly ...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping in the Keg... on 01-14-2015 at 08:02 PM
The process is slower at lower temps, yes. Hence the three weeks I leave the hops in the keg at
serv temps, instead of 3-5 days at room/ferm temp.Before, I would dry hop at room/ferm temp for
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping in the Keg... on 01-13-2015 at 08:07 PM
This method makes sense to me. I think my plan is to dry hop in the keg at average temps
(70ish) for 5-10 days with this method and the gas set to approx 3 PSI. After 5-10 days of dry
hopping I'm goin...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping in the Keg... on 01-11-2015 at 11:16 PM
Theoretically, you would wait from 1 to 3 weeks after hooking up to gas. I would recommend
waiting 2 weeks if chilling right now while dry hopping. You can gain 2-3 days if you dry hop
2-3 days before...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping in the Keg... on 01-11-2015 at 08:08 PM
Gents,Just got my first keg system and I'm doing an American IPA with a three-ounce dry hop
addition. I've heard of people dry hopping in the keg; however, I'm a little concerned I would
clog up the o...
Posted in thread: Smoking grains and recipe advice on 01-11-2015 at 08:01 PM
Well I just had a pint of this and it turned out awesome. Chose not to add the Brown Sugar, was
1.042 OG, ended up 1.010 for a 4.2%ABV. Primary only, 13 days of fermentation, added 2 heavy
toast oak s...
Posted in thread: Using DI water for all grain on 01-11-2015 at 12:11 PM
Regarding adding salts to only mash water or mash AND sparge water, I have found the following.
See this and this.Essentially, you don't to treat your sparge water in the case where it would
Posted in thread: Using DI water for all grain on 01-10-2015 at 09:39 PM
If your looking to make a specific water profile I would think you would want to add it to all
your water.What are your sources on this, please?
Posted in thread: Using DI water for all grain on 01-10-2015 at 07:35 PM
I've forgot: I use this spreadsheet to guesstimate water additions from beer color, even though
ajdelange and mabrungard have said it's quite imprecise. But from the last 3 batches, I'd say