Last Activity:01-26-2015 9:15 AM
Likes Given: 20
65 Likes on 52 Posts
Posted in thread: got a pH meter. need help! on 01-26-2015 at 06:25 PM
OMG! $60 in hops! Do not dump that beer. Use it to blend with other beers to use it up. It may
not be that bad.Chalk is a waste of time and generally should not be used in brewing. Baking
soda has pro...
Posted in thread: got a pH meter. need help! on 01-26-2015 at 06:22 PM
I wouldn't go that far. The real message I'd like you to get is that when doing a beer you have
never done before or that differs appreciably from other beers you have done before, do a test
mash. It ...
Posted in thread: got a pH meter. need help! on 01-26-2015 at 03:15 PM
I think I see my error. I entered midnight wheat as base malt (since wheat is a base malt).
When I changed that to a roast malt, my required alkalinity addition went waaaaaaay down.
Martin, I assume i...
Posted in thread: got a pH meter. need help! on 01-26-2015 at 03:01 PM
Yes.There are two things you can do if you overshoot (pH too low) with an acid addition.1) Do
nothing2) Remove 10% of the treated water and replace it with untreated water. You have just
removed 10% o...
Posted in thread: got a pH meter. need help! on 01-26-2015 at 02:53 PM
?? How are you calculating and adding your mineral and/or acid additions? If you overshot the
sparge pH, that likely means that you have incorrect information on your water or on your acid.
Or were yo...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 01-26-2015 at 02:46 PM
Question - since this yeast attenuates like a BAWSE, has anyone tried mashing high, like 156 or
so? Just curious.
Posted in thread: got a pH meter. need help! on 01-25-2015 at 10:44 PM
So i got a Milwaukee 102 pH meter, and have been using it for about 6 months. It works great,
but I wish the temp reading was in farenheight. After getting the hang of it, I have a
question. Is there ...
Posted in thread: StarSan suck back? on 01-24-2015 at 02:40 AM
2 cups? How did it suck that much back in?
Posted in thread: Getting Chico yeast below 1.010 on IPAs on 01-16-2015 at 03:23 AM
Mash longer, try 2 hours, and skip the mash out. And what everyone else said. Is your
Posted in thread: Critique Session IPA please! on 01-10-2015 at 01:06 AM
I'd mash higher. ..I mash my session ipas at 158. You get a little more body, but with the low
og, it still attenuates well.