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Posted in thread: Unsolicited water advice.... on 01-18-2017 at 07:38 PM
Say that you are paying attention to the pH. You mash in and test and realize you need to make
an adjustment. I've heard from multiple places that most of the conversion happens really
quickly, so wha...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 01-17-2017 at 08:18 PM
Thank you again A.J., I seem to have it. I had confused the 40 g of malt used in the test mash,
with the 40 mEq of acid needed to lower 1 kg of malt by 1.0 pH unit. The two are completely
separate. I ...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 01-16-2017 at 07:22 PM
If you add 1 cc of 88% lactic acid to 100 mL of DI or RO water you will have a solution that is
pretty close to 0.1 N so you would use 1.6 mL of that in order to get 0.16 mEq.Add that acid to
Posted in thread: Long lines problems on 01-14-2017 at 03:53 PM
Hi all, I've made a couple of beer batches so far (so still a noob), and all of them have been
kegged. However, I had a bad foaming problem so I decided to change my 5' lines out for 10'
lines. I curr...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Recipe Suggestions on 01-14-2017 at 03:42 PM
I have always boiled wort made with Pilsner malt for 90 minutes. Pretty much because a 90
minute boil was something someone somewhere had recommended a while ago. The extra 30 minute
boil did not dark...
Posted in thread: Help with Scottish Wee Heavy on 01-13-2017 at 11:21 AM
Anyone have any advice or experience to set me straight.I brewed a Scottish Wee Heavy 2 years
ago and have been aging it in a refrigerator ever since. This beer was super sweet when we
first sampled i...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Recipe Suggestions on 01-13-2017 at 10:51 AM
For what size batch? Surely not 5 gallons,.Sorry about my math error. For a 5 gallon batch it
should be 2.5 ounces of hops, added with 60 minutes remaining to the boil.
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 01-13-2017 at 02:14 AM
No Name IPA at 6% ABV, delicious.
Posted in thread: Kolsch Recipe Suggestions on 01-13-2017 at 02:05 AM
I like that balance with a small amount of Vienna as you suggested or maybe a bit of Crystal
10L. I love German beers and figure Hallertau is likely my favorite noble hop.With your version
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 01-12-2017 at 06:57 PM
Information Technologies Engineer here.