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Posted in thread: Chilling in TX on 09-11-2011 at 08:33 PM
Thanks for the tips all, I definitely think I'll look into a small pump to recirc ice water
through the immersion, that seems like it would be much more effective and less of an ice eater
than trying ...
Posted in thread: Chilling in TX on 09-11-2011 at 01:25 PM
yeah it took 40lbs of ice to use my pre-chiller, also as I get moved into pumps I think
recirculatinging the pre-chiller water would make a big difference.I chilled down to 100 using
the tap water, th...
Posted in thread: Chilling in TX on 09-11-2011 at 07:56 AM
I just moved to Austin from central PA. First allow me to point out a few differences for my
personal set up1. In PA I was on a well, damn near perfect water. Here city water, chloromine
city and very...
Posted in thread: Sparkletts water from HD on 09-05-2011 at 06:21 PM
I am tempted to assume mineral content is fine for brewing and maybe throw in some gypsum since
I'm making an IIPA
Posted in thread: Sparkletts water from HD on 09-05-2011 at 05:50 PM
It says purified, this usually means RO. Great for beer, bad for drinking.Right but it also
says "with minerals added for flavor" this makes me nervous about adding much to it without
Posted in thread: Sparkletts water from HD on 09-05-2011 at 05:03 PM
Anyone use this? I picked some up the other day but won't be brewing for another day or two. I
can't find any data about actual mineral content.
Posted in thread: Water filtration on 09-01-2011 at 12:58 AM
What thing exactly did you buy from HD? Also "sillcock" hehehe. Yes I am a child.
Posted in thread: Firestone Double Jack on 09-01-2011 at 12:52 AM
Union jack is good but double is just so insanely good.
Posted in thread: Firestone Double Jack on 08-31-2011 at 05:49 PM
This is an ancient thread but I thought I'd dig it up as I'm also a huge fan of this beer...
I've found two AG recipes for the beer:1. are fairly different both in hopping and in malt
Posted in thread: BeerSmith 2.0 on 08-31-2011 at 05:11 AM
I've been using Beersmith for a bit now and trying to get used to it, I think I'm going to go
back to BeerAlchemy. I am admittedly a mac guy and was excited when BS 2.0 came out with Mac