Last Activity:12-02-2013 11:24 PM
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Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 08-17-2013 at 10:58 PM
There is no need to do this with DI water. To begin with its pH is probably pretty close to 5.6
from carbon dioxide in the air. More to the point: it's pH doesn't matter because it has no
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 08-11-2013 at 08:25 AM
Quick question...I'm trying to start with distilled water for my next brew, then add
salts/minerals to the mash to reach my targeted pH and flavor profile. I've been able to figure
the salt additions ...
Posted in thread: pre chiller on 07-31-2013 at 07:22 AM
I had a similar issue in Florida, and I used a submersible pump and ice water. But you can't
hook it up to ice-water right off the bat, unless you have a 30gal barrel of ice water ready.
Here is what ...
Posted in thread: Deschutes Black Butte on 03-08-2013 at 07:50 AM
I've always liked that beer more on draft than from the bottle.
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 02-15-2013 at 01:40 AM
Do all you 1-gallon brewers use pretty much the same method for bottling? bottling bucket with
spigot? Do you use a different vessel rather than the typical 5-6gallon bottling buckets that
are out the...
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 01-29-2013 at 10:22 PM
I have a blow off tube going into a growler filled with sanitizer..there hasn't been ANY
bubbles from the blow off hose..but like I said, it's definitely producing CO2.
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 01-29-2013 at 09:38 PM
I brewed Sunday and am fermenting in a 5gal sanke with the sanke fermenter kit. I was worried
Monday night when I got home from work and there were no bubbles..but I woke up this morning
and opened th...
Posted in thread: No Sprage Brewing - Do you have to mash with ALL the water? on 12-04-2012 at 05:13 AM
Maybe I worded it a little confusing.. But you confirmed what I was trying to say.You had to
heat MORE water and add it to the tun while you were draining it. Essentially, you sparged it,
but.. kind o...
Posted in thread: No Sprage Brewing - Do you have to mash with ALL the water? on 12-03-2012 at 04:55 AM
If you are going to go through the trouble of putting the top off water in a kettle and have it
heated while you wait for the mash, I don't see why you wouldn't just sparge with it anyways?Is
Posted in thread: No Sprage Brewing - Do you have to mash with ALL the water? on 11-28-2012 at 08:55 AM
I'm doing all-grain batches in an apartment, shooting for 4.5gal in my 5 gal fermenter. I'm
wanting to experiment with no-sparge brewing, but my mash tun won't fit the amount of water to
cover my pre-...