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Posted in thread: Bad Beer - What Happened? on 07-13-2015 at 05:18 PM
You basically have three choices.1. You can go back to your bottled water if you were happy
with the results you were getting and forget about this whole pH thing until you run into a
grain bill that ...
Posted in thread: Bad Beer - What Happened? on 07-12-2015 at 10:21 PM
It could be that the new water source is higher in alkalinity and the mash pH would be higher.
That can cause astringency, as can sparging with alkaline water. It's not an issue for most of
us when ma...
Posted in thread: Bad Beer - What Happened? on 07-11-2015 at 09:32 PM
My guess would be either oxidation or improper mash pH. Did you recently switch to AG? Do you
meter your mash pH?
Posted in thread: Running a heater in my fridge on 06-27-2015 at 11:48 PM
my chest freezer door seals just fine around the power cord to my heater.
Posted in thread: Why I Wouldn't Drink Sam Adams on 06-20-2015 at 07:44 PM
Man. This thread sucks.
Posted in thread: DIPA recipe help on 06-16-2015 at 10:22 PM
I'm jealous of your well water. My municipal water is crap so I build up with distilled. Don't
forget to mind the mash pH. It's the most important part.
Posted in thread: hard vs soft water... on 06-16-2015 at 10:02 PM
i live very rural, have a small well, and the water tastes great... it doesn't leave stains on
anything (i have an iron filter)the question is, is it better to run softened water (containing
Posted in thread: DIPA recipe help on 06-16-2015 at 08:41 PM
7.8% Crystal in the CYBI Green Flash West Coast IPA Clone sayin' :)
Posted in thread: DIPA recipe help on 06-16-2015 at 07:42 PM
I disagree. My IIPA recipe has 2 pounds of C-40 in it (11 gallon) and it is very brightly
hopped (and yellow due to the 23 pounds of 2-row). CaraRed will add a very nice character to
this beer. 1 Poun...
Posted in thread: DIPA recipe help on 06-16-2015 at 07:08 PM
This is from NortherBrewer.com"CaraRed20° L. Provides fuller body and imparts a deep, saturated
red color, particularly to red ales and lagers, Scottish ales, bocks and altbiers."Do you think