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  • Posted in thread: SOLUTION: oxidizing beer when crash cooling on 04-26-2015 at 12:18 PM
    So I've recently learned about when cold crashing it will suck the starsan and CO2 into the
    carboy. Is there any reason I shouldn't just rip off the bung and airlock and replace it with a
    solid bung b...

  • Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 04-24-2015 at 04:56 PM
    See #1037. Add manganese and silica to that list.Thanks -- I sent him the list. Hopefully I'll
    see some good numbers soon! Though I don't have high hopes because I've found my tap water to
    be insuffic...

  • Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 04-24-2015 at 02:53 PM
    My cities water guy asked what numbers I would like to see on the city water report. Could
    someone cut/paste all of the information I would want to see on the reports?

  • Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 04-23-2015 at 08:46 PM
    To confirm what I believe to be true: If brewing with soft water or RO water, adding 2% of the
    grist in sauermalz will likely get the mash pH in the right range automatically?

  • Posted in thread: Surly Furious clone on 04-23-2015 at 02:12 AM
    I have a similar recipe that I will follow but I have a more general question. The recipe I
    have is for 5 gallons, but if I were to simply increase the malt so that I get 5.5 gallons
    instead but do no...

  • Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 04-20-2015 at 09:43 PM
    Looks like you took a large hydrometer sample to taste test because you know that you won't
    have a chance to drink any any the wedding, right?

  • Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 04-16-2015 at 12:57 PM
    After 10 days my gravity is at 1.006. I'm going to shake it and let it sit and see how close I
    can get to 1.000 I can't for the life of me remember what my OG was and I forgot to write it
    down. But it...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery IPA on 04-14-2015 at 03:07 PM
    I guess it depends on what you mean by hoppy. If you want more bitterness then adding to the
    warrior would be right but you probably want more hop flavor. My recommendation would be maybe
    just add ano...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery IPA on 04-14-2015 at 12:44 PM
    I've noticed a few others saying that this beer was a little less hoppy then they had hoped. I
    am also pretty slow to finish off all the beers from a batch so are there any suggestions on
    bumping up t...

  • Posted in thread: Lambic (BOS, 3rd BOS and Two Golds) on 01-16-2015 at 01:13 AM
    Thanks for the reply, Zippox. With only the 655, does it still have a strong initial
    fermentation (that blend does include sacc, as well as brett, lacto and pedio), with a big
    krausen that eventually ...


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