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Posted in thread: RO Water Treatment on 03-20-2014 at 01:49 PM
I brew with 100% RO water. I like it because it works with all styles of beer. It does mean
that you have to have water software (i.e. Brun' Water) so that you can predict mash pH and
flavor ions.Be s...
Posted in thread: A better way to gap your mill on 01-08-2014 at 04:05 PM
Where did you get the pieces of sheet metal? This sounds like a good solution to me.I got these
from a metal fabricator in town. Any welding shop would have scrap also.
Posted in thread: A better way to gap your mill on 01-03-2014 at 07:53 PM
Buy yourself a feeler gauge set and you can set the width to anything you want. Online or
automotive stores, I think harbor freight carries them too.Some guys don't even read the post.
I have a feeler...
Posted in thread: A better way to gap your mill on 01-02-2014 at 05:12 PM
I missed my target OG on a recent brew and wondered if my grain mill gap had moved. As I
trolled these precincts though I concluded that it was because I didn't change the gap in my
mill to account fo...
Posted in thread: Citra hops and off flavors on 08-18-2013 at 06:46 AM
Improperly stored grains can cause a metallic taste, but the most common reason is using
inferior/wrong vessels for brewing. Well that and high iron water.
Posted in thread: What does your HBT name mean? on 05-09-2013 at 04:37 PM
I just can never get motivated to come up with something clever - it seems like a waste of
time. So mine is: Yakima Sheriff's Office radio #191. It as always been available, so its my
go-to screen nam...
Posted in thread: Cutsom lab work for brewers on 05-06-2013 at 02:36 PM
Check out Alpha Analytics. They are a division of Hop Union. They absolutely work with
Posted in thread: Just getting started on 04-16-2013 at 03:49 PM
I recommend finding a local homebrewing club. Watch someone brew a batch, ask questions. Buy
one of the 'How to Brew' books. Read it as you are accumulating brewing gear. Good luck and
welcome to the ...
Posted in thread: Ministry and beer on 04-11-2013 at 03:04 PM
I've been a pastor of 3 Free Methodist churches for 23 years. FMs are far more legalistic about
this than are UMs. A couple of thoughts: Times have changed considerably. I'll bet the
percentage of peo...
Posted in thread: Help with Fruity Imperial IPA Recipe - Advice, Critique on 04-09-2013 at 05:55 AM
I like where you are going with this. It is how I approach IPA's whether imperial or not. The
only thing I would question is whether you are accomplishing anything with all the late
additions. Some mo...