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Posted in thread: So Effing Close on 03-01-2015 at 10:51 PM
One sachet of dry yeast is sufficient. Order a bucket fermenter with your pot and your
fermenter size is solved.
Posted in thread: Fastferment Conical on 03-01-2015 at 03:12 PM
I am even second guessing if I started with the 6 1/2 gallons I intended. I never measured the
volume of my wort into the fermenter. In hindsight I should have put marking on my conical as
to know the...
Posted in thread: Ez water or palmer spreadsheet on 02-28-2015 at 11:50 PM
Links:Bru'n Water: https://sites.google.com/site/brunwater/Q-Water:
https://sites.google.com/site/brewqwater/BF Water Calculator:
Posted in thread: Ez water or palmer spreadsheet on 02-28-2015 at 11:48 PM
I think there are some better options out there than the two you mentioned. I would look at
Bru'n Water spreadsheet, Brewers Friend Advanced Water calculator, and Q-Water spreadsheet.
Those should get...
Posted in thread: LHBS (when your LHBS Stinks and it is time to walk away) on 02-27-2015 at 03:17 PM
I understand your frustration but maybe instead of boycotting them you could simply create your
own recipes and buy the ingredients individually. This way you have control over what you buy
and know w...
Posted in thread: Using old yeast on 02-27-2015 at 01:24 AM
At ~5% viability loss per month, you should be looking at about 75% viability. This is the rule
I use myself. I do not trust those calculators for viability.If you want to pick one to use
then try Hom...
Posted in thread: PSA: Northern Brewer Using Deceptive Business Practices on 02-26-2015 at 06:46 PM
Terrible business practice. Reviews are what customers often times rely upon to make purchasing
decisions. Having those reviews "moderated" or flat-out omitted from their website is poor
Posted in thread: Water help on 02-26-2015 at 04:41 PM
For instance, here's a mineral content used by many homebrewers for pale ales and IPAs. I
believe this is the "Tastys water profile":Ca=110Mg=18Na=16Cl=50S04=279Here's your latest
Posted in thread: Water help on 02-26-2015 at 04:36 PM
I don't agree that your BF numbers are close to the report you've obtained from the water
district (in the general vicinity, but not overly close). There are some differences for sure,
and your water ...
Posted in thread: Stuck in a rut with saisons - yeast issue or ferm temps? on 02-26-2015 at 02:51 PM
You said this happened after your move, so could it be the water you're using?