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Posted in thread: Sanitize Cold-Brewed Coffee? on 05-17-2016 at 11:34 PM
I've decided that I want to use cold brewed coffee, but one option that I haven't seen here is
store-bought cold brewed coffee. I'll buy a 10.5oz bottle of Stumptown cold brewed coffee every
now and t...
Posted in thread: Kolsch(ish) brew on 05-17-2016 at 10:33 PM
I decided to brew a Kolsch for the first time last weekend, just to get something different
going in the pipeline for summer. Due to an unexpected Spring heatwave warming up my usually
cool basement, ...
Posted in thread: Possible game-changer in the quality of my brewing on 05-15-2016 at 06:46 PM
Long story short- Clarity Ferm!I was getting ready to brew a Kolsch for the first time. As a
BIAB brewer without any filtering or post-fermentation fining, my beers generally take an extra
2-3 weeks i...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping - grinding your pellets first? on 03-18-2015 at 09:07 PM
I tried to do some searching regarding this topic, but came up empty.Listening to a podcast
yesterday on a pretty routine dry hop technique used in commercial breweries- that is, to blow
some CO2 into...
Posted in thread: Lagunitas Sucks clone? on 12-21-2014 at 09:17 PM
Did they start making it a year round beer? I know 6 packs are hard to find here but quarts are
everywhere. The brown shugga has been hard for me to find but it is available at the moment.
Had my firs...
Posted in thread: Cold crash, air lock sucking on 09-30-2014 at 09:32 PM
The cold crash suckback has always bothered me and I've never accepted the recommendations not
to worry about the air that comes back into the fermenter. It absolutely is an oxidation risk
and as you'...
Posted in thread: Distilled Water for Porter - do I HAVE to add carbonates? on 09-27-2014 at 04:36 PM
You guys were very right, when plugging all this info into Bru'n Water, my pH would be down
around 5.2 @ RT (0.3 lower than what EZ Water said). So I'm decreasing the Cl And SO3 a bit and
adding in a ...
Posted in thread: Distilled Water for Porter - do I HAVE to add carbonates? on 09-26-2014 at 02:22 PM
Thank you guys, I'll probably start playing around with Bru'n Water then which I already had
downloaded anyway. And appreciate the recommendation to lower the minerals. Will give that a
Posted in thread: Distilled Water for Porter - do I HAVE to add carbonates? on 09-26-2014 at 06:03 AM
I'm brewing a small batch of robust porter (2'ish gallons)... if I plug my grist into E-Z water
calculator, with no salt additions of any kind, it gives me a room temp mash pH of 5.63
Posted in thread: Major oxidation in recently bottled beer... on 09-16-2014 at 01:01 AM
So this is one of the weirdest things I've encountered yet in brewing. I'm finally getting
around to dumping every bottle as they don't taste very good to me- that super old stale beer
flavor. So I'm ...