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Posted in thread: Mash PH Shockingly below Calculated Target on 11-27-2016 at 01:29 PM
My mash pH was 4.9, at room temp!My mash pH is always +/-0.1 points from the targets derived
from Brunwater (worst was +0.2pts) but this was a shocker to me. Being my first darker beer
brew in a while...
Posted in thread: How can I minimize oxidation transferring from bucket to keg? on 11-07-2016 at 12:37 AM
Ingenious, Mongoose! Heck, why not hook up your keg at the start of fermentation so the keg
gets purged by CO2 for free?
Posted in thread: Boiled Rice v Sugar Adjuncts on 11-06-2016 at 05:39 AM
Short answer: sugar adds a sugar flavor, Rice adds a rice flavorEh? I thought the flavor impact
is negligible except, from what i read, when adding way too much sugar which results in a
Posted in thread: Boiled Rice v Sugar Adjuncts on 11-06-2016 at 03:02 AM
Surprisingly, I can't find an answer anywhere to why one would prefer using boiled rice in the
mash versus plain sugar in the boil.I'm making a lager and want to lighten the body slightly
and make the...
Posted in thread: Starter Slurry Yeast Density Question on 09-27-2016 at 10:40 AM
I'm sure it's been answered since it seems an obvious question but I can't find such a thread
with the search, there's no wiki and no sticky. If someone can just direct me to the answer (or
answer my ...
Posted in thread: How to Maximize Aroma from Dried Flowers on 09-15-2016 at 12:08 AM
Posted in thread: How to Maximize Aroma from Dried Flowers on 09-14-2016 at 11:09 PM
Good thinking, porterpounder. If I were to go the dry-flower route, how would you go about
decontaminating the dried flowers?
Posted in thread: How to Maximize Aroma from Dried Flowers on 09-14-2016 at 06:59 AM
I'm referring to your usual dried lavender, rose buds, elderflowers etc, and if anyone with
experience here can chime in, i'd appreciate it.I'd like to maximize the aroma intensity so
this time I plan...
Posted in thread: Gavin's Glorious German Pilsner on 08-22-2016 at 12:45 PM
[QUOTE=Gavin C;7474279]Water Profile344897Actually, a quick question. Did you purposely
undershoot the target Mg and SO4 levels?Sorry, just adding another question: You only
lagered/aged your lager fo...
Posted in thread: Gavin's Glorious German Pilsner on 08-22-2016 at 10:59 AM
You really take the most impeccable notes, Gavin. I swear you must have been an auditor in your
past life. ;)This recipe is at the front of my list now. Much obliged!