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Posted in thread: first time dry hopping (and secondary) questions on 03-12-2012 at 04:14 PM
you don't have to transfer, but the orval clone calls for some brett after primary
fermentation. you'll definitely want to transfer off the yeast cake if you are going to be
adding brett and letting i...
Posted in thread: residual alkilinty / mash ph on 01-18-2012 at 09:21 PM
thanks for the input. i definitely learn more by watching someone else, so the videos are
Posted in thread: residual alkilinty / mash ph on 01-18-2012 at 08:22 PM
i've got bicarbonate as HCO3 at 172 and what they list as just plain carbonate at
Posted in thread: residual alkilinty / mash ph on 01-18-2012 at 07:33 PM
I've played around with bru'n water and a few others, but was stumped on palmers correlations
with srm regarding RA. Thanks for the response.
Posted in thread: residual alkilinty / mash ph on 01-18-2012 at 07:31 PM
so here is the report:pH- 7.9Na- 18Ca- 35Mg- 20So4-S- 6 Cl- 35HCO3-172Total Alkalinity- 141
Posted in thread: residual alkilinty / mash ph on 01-18-2012 at 03:07 PM
hello all,i've been playing around with the ez water calculator and i have a question that has
stumped me. listening to the brewstrong episode on water, palmer stresses the importance of RA
and even g...
Posted in thread: Emmaus, Pa Ward Water test on 01-10-2012 at 07:10 PM
just out of curiosity, jbt, what lab did you send your sample to? i'm in emmaus too and
couldn't find a reasonable place to send it without overpaying. thanks for the info though. the
township wasn't ...
Posted in thread: power outage and yeast bank on 11-03-2011 at 08:47 PM
well, i live outside of philly and we managed to get 12 inches of snow in october. our power
was out for 4 days and i'm worried about my frozen yeast bank that took 2 years to build up. i
burried all ...
Posted in thread: oak suggestions on 09-27-2011 at 02:03 PM
i work in a woodshop and use fresh oak chips quite a bit. i steam them for a minute or two to
get off any nasties that might be clinging on and add them to secondary for a month or two. i
Posted in thread: First Brew - Make Me Feel Ok on 08-11-2011 at 03:33 PM
oops. revvy beat me to it.