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Forum: Brew Science 09-15-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By mchrispen
I am assuming you are referring to the unmalted...

I am assuming you are referring to the unmalted versions? I use those sparingly - so probably not the best source. That said - I treat them as base malts... but would bet in large amounts, say over...
Forum: Brew Science 09-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By mchrispen
I find the flavor of water that has been filtered...

I find the flavor of water that has been filtered to be "better" -- My neighbor's well water has a slight musty odor that is removed with a simple household filter (uses the activated charcoal ones)....
Forum: Brew Science 09-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By mchrispen
hmmm I just noted well water... in that case...

hmmm I just noted well water... in that case there should not be any chlorine. I would still filter if possible.
Forum: Brew Science 09-15-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By mchrispen
Holy cow... another great water source. Seriously...

Holy cow... another great water source. Seriously nearly as good as my RO output. Of course, filter with active charcoal and/or use Campden to knock out any chlorine or chloramines.

I build all of...
Forum: Brew Science 09-12-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By mchrispen
BW's "Sulfate" cell turning orange

Looks about right. While it seems like a lot, your mash volume is fairly large. I was nervous the first few time adding so many minerals. You can ignore the bicarb level... You don't need the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-11-2014, 03:43 PM
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Views: 17,451
Posted By mchrispen
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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 09-11-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By mchrispen
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Forum: Brew Science 09-09-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By mchrispen
BW's "Sulfate" cell turning orange

Either drop the baking soda or the acid... Never mix the two. They defeat each other.

Focus on the mash pH first, and the sulfate and chloride second... Then look at magnesium and sodium. I...
Forum: Brew Science 09-09-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By mchrispen
It is a simple warning indicator that turns...

It is a simple warning indicator that turns orange when sulfate exceeds 100 ppm. For the Pale Ale profile, you will be pushing sulfate to 300 ppm so you can ignore it.

Here are the indicators:
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Forum: Brew Science 09-03-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By mchrispen
It seems like your strategy needs to consider...

It seems like your strategy needs to consider both conversion of starches, and fermentation that can feed on long chain starches. Maybe a mixed fermentation (again back to chicha flora) - like sour...
Forum: Brew Science 09-02-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By mchrispen
Remember this is unhopped and not beer by our...

Remember this is unhopped and not beer by our definition. From my notes:

80% Corn flour sour mashed corn beer is quite lactic, and can be boozy. Definite spoiled cream corn character. Grainy. Step...
Forum: Brew Science 08-30-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By mchrispen
That is sort of my point. A local distiller uses...

That is sort of my point. A local distiller uses enzymes for conversion, and a bourbon yeast for their fermentation for a sweet wort. Was not impressed with their mash efficiency. There seems to be a...
Forum: Brew Science 08-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By mchrispen
What you are describing is a form of chicha...

What you are describing is a form of chicha beer(spelling?)... where softened corn kernels are chewed. Allegedly the enzymes from saliva help to convert a fermentation on the mash, and the final...
Forum: Brew Science 08-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,896
Posted By mchrispen
http://braukaiser.com/wiki/images/d/d5/Lowering_ra...

http://braukaiser.com/wiki/images/d/d5/Lowering_raising_mash_pH.gif

Yooper, this one?

Eric, I will use the spreadsheet to note first the estimated target pH and (usually) the acid necessary to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-28-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 21,106
Posted By mchrispen
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Forum: Brew Science 08-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,896
Posted By mchrispen
SpeedYellow - I would guess that you should email...

SpeedYellow - I would guess that you should email Martin on such a wide difference - he needs to root cause determine if there is a problem with his algorithm. I should also note I use the supporter...
Forum: Brew Science 08-27-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By mchrispen
Their report is - by their own measure -...

Their report is - by their own measure - unbalanced. I would ask them to redo it - and point out the cation/anion difference is greater than 0.5 meq/L
Forum: Brew Science 08-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,896
Posted By mchrispen
The chasing mash pH comment is in context to an...

The chasing mash pH comment is in context to an active mash. I believe AJ will agree that mash chemistry is dynamic and variable to the extent that many factors (agitation, mash thickness, quality of...
Forum: Brew Science 08-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,310
Posted By mchrispen
Only use baking soda or pickling lime (please...

Only use baking soda or pickling lime (please skip the chalk) when your predicted (or measured) mash pH is below your desired mash pH. I also use RO water, and brew both pale hoppy and dark malty...
Forum: Brew Science 08-25-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By mchrispen
From a quick calculation using a schwartzbeer...

From a quick calculation using a schwartzbeer grist and DI water at 1.25 qts/gallon, matching with Brown Malty profile in BW, only about 0.8 grams of Baking Soda would be required, and that would...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 08-13-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 24,853
Posted By mchrispen
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 15,764
Posted By mchrispen
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Forum: Brew Science 08-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,316
Posted By mchrispen
One other possibility, and perhaps a last bit of...

One other possibility, and perhaps a last bit of tuning is changing yeast. I tried very hard to like BRY-97 and finally returned to US-05 for dry yeast. I found BRY-97 floc'd heavily and seemed to...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-05-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 90,343
Posted By mchrispen
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Forum: Brew Science 08-02-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By mchrispen
jungbuket - quite coincidental that I was tasting...

jungbuket - quite coincidental that I was tasting a very green Pils just a week into the lagering phase and couldn't remember that term. Green pilsner is just not very good.
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