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Posted in thread: Wearing a face mask when brewing on 12-18-2015 at 04:39 PM
I wear a simple dust mask when milling i start sneezing and eyes start tearing up like crazy if
I don't, will have to try conditioning the malt beforehand
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 11-19-2015 at 04:54 PM
Finally found the time to brew another batch.I did a minimash with 2-row, c-60 and flaked oats,
then used LME to make up the rest. My mini mash was more effiient than I was aiming for, so my
OG is 1.0...
Posted in thread: The green apple/alum taste after 3 weeks on 10-25-2015 at 06:01 AM
It was calibrated at 4.00 and 6.86 with distilled water and powder provided. It would bounce
back at 7.0 when rinsed in distilled water.I would like to be able to afford Martin...but
living on a river...
Posted in thread: The green apple/alum taste after 3 weeks on 10-24-2015 at 10:30 PM
Search posts by brungard and ajdelange all the water chemistry info you will ever need
Posted in thread: The green apple/alum taste after 3 weeks on 10-24-2015 at 10:28 PM
I don't think you can calibrate your meter with distilled water, someone correct me, also do
not go by the ph of your well water send a sample to a lab for actual mineral concentrations
and use water ...
Posted in thread: 30 min mash Success! on 09-20-2015 at 12:43 AM
Very nice setup!
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 08-17-2015 at 04:03 PM
No way, just add it right into the fermentor. I always like to add honey after 2-3 dfays of
fermenting. It helps retain the aromatics and stresses the yeast less due to a lower OG to get
Posted in thread: Mash PH Too Low With Straight RO Water on 08-15-2015 at 02:32 PM
Add your salts during the boil for flavoring and yeast benefit, during the mash you should be
fine with 100% RO water the enzyme activity shouldn't be affectedThats going off everything
i've read on t...
Posted in thread: 30 min mash Success! on 08-12-2015 at 02:44 AM
Haha yeah but he won't bat an eye at dropping $500 on car parts but hey its priorities right?
Posted in thread: 30 min mash Success! on 08-10-2015 at 06:47 PM
My cousin's been using the same busted hydro tube for 5+ years and it's in worst shape then