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  • Posted in thread: Improving my beer on 08-21-2015 at 10:17 PM
    2nd the water. Get a copy of Palmer's Water book. There is a lot of information in there but
    the chapter on adjusting water to style is worth its weight in gold. If you get a copy of your
    water report...

  • Posted in thread: Help with hop additions on 08-21-2015 at 10:04 PM
    Depending on how bitter you like your IPA's you could go 2 oz of Chinook at 60 mins. Personally
    prefer the Citra for late additions and dry hopping. Would probably use the Galaxy for you late

  • Posted in thread: I went "pro" - What it actually takes to do so on 07-29-2015 at 01:23 AM
    Very inspiring thread. Your brewhouse is beautiful. Keep up the good work and keep us in the

  • Posted in thread: I think I overcarbed my beer? on 07-24-2015 at 12:34 AM
    Just turn it down to 8 psi or so and vent off excess pressure and you should be fine. You can
    always drop it a bit lower and vent off a few times and to low the carb if needed.

  • Posted in thread: Why equipment to buy next? Help please! on 07-17-2015 at 01:26 AM
    Both are great. I personally don't think there is a wrong choice. Follow your fancy and have

  • Posted in thread: Just did my first full boil - Question about water lost in the boil on 07-15-2015 at 02:27 AM

  • Posted in thread: Just did my first full boil - Question about water lost in the boil on 07-15-2015 at 02:26 AM
    I personally use a 10 gallon kettle and do 7 gallon boils. Every system is different but more
    room is always better to prevent boil overs. A full boil is a baby step towards all grain,

  • Posted in thread: Junk in my starter wort? on 04-30-2014 at 01:06 AM
    Good point. Really only need 10 minutes and you have it sanitized enough.

  • Posted in thread: Junk in my starter wort? on 04-29-2014 at 10:08 PM
    might be mistaken, but that just looks like hot break. it should be fineAgree it looks like hot
    break. Did you add any hops to your starter? You will see that with a hopped wort.

  • Posted in thread: Rack to Secondary? on 04-29-2014 at 10:05 PM
    What yeast did you use? If it is in the FG range for it then you can move it. Another option is
    to do a gravity reading 3 days in a row. If you don't see any change then you can move.Another
    thought i...

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