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Posted in thread: Mash PH question on 09-28-2015 at 05:19 PM
Maybe this is a stupid question / Instead of getting close with a spreadsheet, would it be
accurate to assume making a mini mash, keeping water/grist ratios the same and then measuring
ph to be accura...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale - Water,process etc.. on 09-16-2015 at 02:33 AM
Ok to simplify / a 9gram calcium chloride addition to 13gallons of water would yield 50ppm of
calcium and 88ppm of chloride resulting in a -36 RA. From here i would measure my mash PH and
if high add ...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale - Water,process etc.. on 09-16-2015 at 01:45 AM
Thank you all so much for the replies - So based on those replies i have a few questions. Why
not Gypsum? I blindly added minerals to get the results i thought i wanted and yes i was
shooting for the ...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale - Water,process etc.. on 09-15-2015 at 06:00 AM
So I'm cheating a little bit because i'm not necessarily a beginner, however I'm a beginner
when it comes to water profiles and I have not brewed since my divorce which was about 2 years
ago so in a l...
Posted in thread: Full boil in extract brewing? on 05-14-2012 at 07:05 PM
I did two extract kits when I first started and followed the partial boil directions, on the
third I did a full boil. I used an online calculator to determine how much hops before I
purchased beer smi...
Posted in thread: Mash Temp Control on 03-29-2012 at 06:59 PM
We (My Dad / Who I Brew With) just built a HERMS with a march pump and two sanke's / We had a
mesh false bottom and opened the valves fully and did not experience any compaction of the
grains. We noti...
Posted in thread: Plastic smell and taste on 10-21-2011 at 10:55 AM
I'm interested in how it turns out. Keep us updated.
Posted in thread: Plastic smell and taste on 10-21-2011 at 03:50 AM
My wort tasted like plastic and i find it hard to believe i got an infection from boil kettle
to fermentor that would have such a profound effect. I use StarSan so chlorine wasn't a culprit
Posted in thread: Plastic smell and taste on 10-21-2011 at 01:49 AM
I had this experience. The next batch will be fine because it most likely came from the cooler.
I dumped mined. Somewhere i read (After the fact) that you should fill your cooler with heated
Posted in thread: What's Your preference in Pumpkin beer? on 09-24-2011 at 02:55 PM
But, that's the great part about home brewing, you can make exactly what you want! :mug:Yes!
this is a fact! I love all the opinions on this thread. Soon we will brew a pumpkin beer, but I
have two s...