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  • Posted in thread: Reverse Osmosis: To DI or not to DI? on 09-12-2014 at 05:59 PM
    I have a sediment filter, carbon block filter and RO membrane that's only 3 months old, the TDS
    reading was .007 out of the box and its still the same today.

  • Posted in thread: IPA Hop Schedule - Citra, Columbus, and Amrillo on 09-11-2014 at 05:44 PM
    I use Columbus for first wort hopping and then Citra and Amarillo for flavor and aroma hops,
    they've provided some very nice bittering and citrus to my IPAs.

  • Posted in thread: need water chemistry help on 09-10-2014 at 08:01 PM
    1) Start out with RO or distilled water then adjust the pH down with 88% lactic acid and add
    gypsum, epsom salt and calcium chloride until you get the pH and water profile you like.B)
    Always use a cal...

  • Posted in thread: Reverse Osmosis: To DI or not to DI? on 09-10-2014 at 12:39 PM
    Deionized water is not safe for drinking, or so I've been told, please keep that in mind.
    Reverse osmosis water is safe for drinking and is what I use when building my brewing water
    profiles. Another ...

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-09-2014 at 02:56 PM
    I'm in too.

  • Posted in thread: Basement Brewing Proper Venting on 09-02-2014 at 02:02 PM
    As I understand it to do it by the book you'd take your burners btu rating per hour and divide
    it by 30 to calculate the total cfm size of your exhaust fan.

  • Posted in thread: Will a mash-out step improve beer flavor? on 09-02-2014 at 11:58 AM
    I've always mashed at 150-156, depending of the recipe, for 60 minutes then followed with a
    vorlauf until the wort was cleared and a long lauter into the kettle. I added my first wort hop
    addition to ...

  • Posted in thread: High Gravity BIAB Electric Brewing System on 09-02-2014 at 11:49 AM
    It'll be way easier to move the pot than the exhaust hood. Put the pot on a wheeled cart of
    some sort and move it over a couple of feet under the pulley, then slide it back under the hood
    for the boil...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Question on 09-01-2014 at 11:31 AM
    For long term storage of my washed yeast, several weeks to several months, I make sure to fill
    the jars up to the very top to eliminate airspace. Figure on about a 10% viable cell loss per
    month per j...

  • Posted in thread: 25 Gallon EBIAB Rig on 08-31-2014 at 12:08 PM
    Why not consider adding the additional water through the grain bag, aka a sparge?Wilserbrewer
    idea. Thanks for posting.

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