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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-02-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By zentr
I guess 2 lbs of Dark Munich (15L) would do it...

I guess 2 lbs of Dark Munich (15L) would do it (instead of the Vienna).
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-02-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By zentr
Thanks for the responses/suggestions guys! ...

Thanks for the responses/suggestions guys!

The darkest Dark Munich I see (on Northern Brewer) is 15L.

Special B might be good, but I don't want to have to buy a pound just for a couple ounces....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-02-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By zentr
How to get orange color (SRM 6-9) in Saison

The style guidelines allow for some orange color in a Saison. I like the look of it. The thing is, I don't want to have to add 4 lbs of Munich malt (10 L) to get there.

I'm considering adding 2...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-01-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By zentr
That sounds like an excellent process! Thanks so...

That sounds like an excellent process! Thanks so much. I'm going to use that.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-29-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By zentr
Bottling for competition when kegging

I bought a keg this last spring and I have been using that. But I also want to have a six pack bottled so that I can send the beer to competitions. What is a good method for doing this?

Sure, a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-07-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By zentr
Thanks all! As Onlooker mentioned, this time...

Thanks all!

As Onlooker mentioned, this time of year, I should make a starter when getting liquid yeast through the mail. I think that is the lesson here. Buying 2 vials is fine, but better during...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-04-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By zentr
A Little Concerned, Not Much Krausen

Usually I buy 1 vial of yeast and make a starter. Jamil's book says use 2 vials or make appropriate starter. So I thought, well, to save time, I'll just buy 2 vials.

This time I made a Belgian...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-05-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,658
Posted By zentr
That is so smart mZnthebend. I'll try that. ...

That is so smart mZnthebend. I'll try that.

Thanks all for this thread! I just ran into this issue. Wish me luck.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-19-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By zentr
This isn't my original inspiration for cold...

This isn't my original inspiration for cold crashing and dry hopping, but I was just listening to the Can You Brew It podcast on the Brewing Network. It is the Kern River Citra IPA cloning episode...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By zentr
wilserbrewer: I think I may end up using...

wilserbrewer: I think I may end up using sanitized foil next. Maybe even a rubber band due to the sucking in and the air blowing in my incubator.

threeporks: My concern with airlocks is the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-16-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By zentr
That's a fair response. I might change the order...

That's a fair response. I might change the order of operations next time.

I think I read somewhere about someone else doing it in that order. I read a lot of beer books, magazines, and websites so...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-16-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By zentr
Blow off water back into fermenter during cold crash

I may have just learned a hard lesson in cold crashing beer...

I had a blowoff tube going into a bucket of sanitized water. During the initial fermentation, some of the yeast blow off did go down...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-12-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 57,481
Posted By zentr
This has been an interesting thread but we need...

This has been an interesting thread but we need closure. Please respond OP.
Forum: New York HomeBrew Forum 06-02-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By zentr
Thanks Upstate_Dan!

Thanks Upstate_Dan!
Forum: New York HomeBrew Forum 06-01-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By zentr
Thanks smizak and Upstate Dan! I was wondering...

Thanks smizak and Upstate Dan! I was wondering the same thing. I knew I would not place but at least I can see for sure. It seems hard to get any information or feedback about this competition.
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Forum: Brew Science 05-15-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
I agree. One thing at a time. If I understand...

I agree. One thing at a time. If I understand correctly, if I use 50% RO to my mash (2 gal), that will should take care of my alkalinity issue. Some lactic acid will bring down my ph. Some Calcium...
Forum: Brew Science 05-15-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
Thanks afr0byte! Great information there. So...

Thanks afr0byte! Great information there.

So you are saying to do the following:
1. lime soften the water
2. Use 2-3 ml of lactic acid to lower pH
3. Add gypsum to increase calcium

I don't...
Forum: Brew Science 05-15-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
So maybe I should add a ml of lactic acid?

So maybe I should add a ml of lactic acid?
Forum: Brew Science 05-14-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
I put the numbers into the EZ Water Calculator...

I put the numbers into the EZ Water Calculator (http://www.ezwatercalculator.com/). I added the grain bill for a 21st Amendment Brew Free or Die IPA clone...
Forum: Brew Science 05-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
New Results!

Hey all!

I finally got my results from the pre-water softener sample I sent to Ward Labs (the first container they sent must have gotten lost in the mail so there was a big delay). I'm going to...
Forum: Brew Science 04-12-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
All good input/suggestions. Thanks! It does...

All good input/suggestions. Thanks!

It does sound like you guys concur that using my pre-softened water will (quite likely) be the better choice of a starting chemistry. From there, I could...
Forum: Brew Science 04-11-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
Fair enough. I assume I'll be treating the water...

Fair enough. I assume I'll be treating the water in some way, especially as I try to match a profile for a certain beer style or group of styles.

Would you say it is easier to treat alkalinity or...
Forum: Brew Science 04-10-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
Update

I sampled some of the water just as it comes into the house (before water softener). The water appears perfectly clear. Tastes fine. No discoloration when I poured some onto a white napkin. It may be...
Forum: Brew Science 04-10-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
Thanks for the tip ajdelange. I'll definitely try...

Thanks for the tip ajdelange. I'll definitely try that.

I do have a place to get water right where it comes into the house. There is a threaded(!) faucet. I didn't try it last night or taste it....
Forum: Brew Science 04-09-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By zentr
Just saw the connection mabrungard = Bru'n Water....

Just saw the connection mabrungard = Bru'n Water. Very cool. Thanks again!
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