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Posted in thread: Incomplete Water Profile? on 05-03-2010 at 12:08 PM
Call your water Authority and ask them for the information you need.
Posted in thread: Another yeast washing question. on 04-06-2010 at 12:58 PM
I read alot of information about washing yeast and have a good understanding of the process,
but I have not seen anyone write about what I want to try.I finished fermenting a belgium
blond, OG 1.060 F...
Posted in thread: Question about the fermentation of my Belgian Quad. on 03-22-2010 at 11:34 AM
I make big Belgains all the time and mine are never done in two weeks. Mine are more like 3 or
4 weeks in primary then 2 to 3 weeks cool crashing. Relax and give it some time. I use white
labs 530 bec...
Posted in thread: All Grain with Soft Water? on 03-03-2010 at 03:17 AM
First, If I were you I would call your water company and tell them you need more information on
the water profile. Thats what I did with my company and they got back to me with my request
within a few...
Posted in thread: Thoughts from a local beer competition on 03-01-2010 at 03:15 PM
Lodovico, Your from PA right? Why don't you enter your beer in the TRASH 20 Competition. See
how your beer compares to some of the locals in Pittsburgh. Last year I think they had 190
entries, They gi...
Posted in thread: Quick water question.... on 03-01-2010 at 02:07 PM
I make adjustments for the total amount of water used, then split that up into what ever
amounts needed during the brewing process. I don't know if thats the right way or not, but
thats how I roll.
Posted in thread: Beer vacation to Belgium on 02-27-2010 at 03:32 PM
I lived in Europe 25 years ago and went backpacking in 2006. Belgium you must go Westvletern
!!!!! . Brugge is a must. Charle Rockets is a cheap place to stay and close to the center of
town.The De Ha...
Posted in thread: Belgian Water Profile? on 02-27-2010 at 02:09 PM
This is a Chimay water table I got out of a book called Brew Like A Monk. Great Book!Chimay
water is known to be softer for Belgium BeersCa 70 Mg 7 Na 7 SO4 21 CL 21 HCO3 216 If your
making a 5.5 Gall...
Posted in thread: Belgian Water Profile? on 02-27-2010 at 01:19 AM
Lodovico, What type of Belgium beer are you trying to create? Softer waters are used for pale
ales , darker beers dubbles and dark strong ales are more suited to higher bicarbonates. Are
you a Extract...
Posted in thread: Belgian Water Profile? on 02-26-2010 at 03:07 PM
Your water profile is not too far off from Rochefort's water. I see your missing your Magnesium
content in your post.Rochefort Profile CA 82 Yours 81 -1 MG 10 ? ? NA 6 20 +14 SO4 32 50 +18 CL
17 30 +1...