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Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-14-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,907
Posted By hammacks
"LOL" always bugged me. I mean are you really...

"LOL" always bugged me. I mean are you really laughing out loud? I don't use that crap...

But -


LMFAO.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-14-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,998
Posted By hammacks
Some excellent points here. Things I've had...

Some excellent points here. Things I've had problems with in the past. Higher mash temps are also great suggestions, as well as ingredient considerations.

What I've found - you often have to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-14-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By hammacks
RedPill - Free albulm download (Hip Hop)

Hey guys,

I have a close friend of many years who is a hip hop artist. He's an all around music fanatic. His latest album is available for free download (http://www.redpillrap.com) (you can name...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-01-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By hammacks
OK, but ideas for this batch? Probably just gonna...

OK, but ideas for this batch? Probably just gonna have to cook with it.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-01-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By hammacks
Yup I love malt conditioning. I use a gap similar...

Yup I love malt conditioning. I use a gap similar to yours, and get similar results. Worth the couple extra minutes to me.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-01-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By hammacks
Ug..Too much lactic acid

So I stupidly used too much lactic acid in my last beer to treat the sparge water (very high pH, tannin issues in the past). I was just kinda winging it cause my pH strips (a decent kind, not the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-20-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,537
Posted By hammacks
Hey thanks for thread yeast! I've always had low...

Hey thanks for thread yeast! I've always had low attenuation (w/ calibrated equip). I always did no mash out and recently even did a cool sparge (150 or so). Probably a bad idea, doh!

Did you do...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-15-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 19,835
Posted By hammacks
yessir. So I ordered from getsnus.com on...

yessir.

So I ordered from getsnus.com on Friday - got it today (Monday). sweeeet
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-12-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By hammacks
I was in a similiar situtation. My water is...

I was in a similiar situtation. My water is overall forgiving and easy to modify a bit for darker beers, except for the pH during sparging (lactic treatment from now on)

Sry for mispells -...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-11-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By hammacks
I started looking into a few months in, but just...

I started looking into a few months in, but just now got serious (couple years in) because my pH is so effing high (9.4!). I kept getting tannin extraction
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-11-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 19,835
Posted By hammacks
Just put in a snus order after a long break. I...

Just put in a snus order after a long break. I have been e-ciggin' it but have had really wanted some snus lately. Just for fun, here's what I ordered:

Roda Lacket, Loose
Blue, Loose

Skruf...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-10-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By hammacks
no picture and I'm out of town on business for a...

no picture and I'm out of town on business for a month. I think I used my hands, it's thin SS.
Forum: Brew Science 06-10-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,347
Posted By hammacks
Need a alkalinity figure, like Yoop said, but...

Need a alkalinity figure, like Yoop said, but none the less the magnesium is too high. I believe the recommended range is 10-30ppm. It looks like some dilution is in order at least.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-10-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By hammacks
I have the same chiller. I separated them, but...

I have the same chiller. I separated them, but mostly to better match my BK height.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-25-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,509
Posted By hammacks
I started riding last year with no practical...

I started riding last year with no practical experience outside of the MSF course (highly recommended). I bought an '82 Suzuki GS 650. I am very glad I did not go with a smaller bike.
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-15-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,945
Posted By hammacks
Second that. I have to use every brain cell I...

Second that. I have to use every brain cell I have to keep a step ahead of my son in the store sometimes. Spankings, Timeouts? Strict Discipline? Yeah, I've tried it, and still do, but kids are not...
Forum: Brew Science 05-07-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By hammacks
Bump to help anyone who is searching in the...

Bump to help anyone who is searching in the future:

John Palmer's sheet will calculate needed acid addition to get sparge water down to your desired pH, taking into account sparge volume and water...
Forum: Brew Science 05-06-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By hammacks
1) I didn't have gypsum :cross: 2) With the...

1) I didn't have gypsum :cross:
2) With the astringency problems I've been having, I've been trying to cut down on bitterness across the board. Hop bitterness does not equal astringency, I know, I'm...
Forum: Brew Science 05-06-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By hammacks
Thanks! That will help me ballpark it.

Thanks! That will help me ballpark it.
Forum: Brew Science 05-06-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By hammacks
I hear yah on the Cl:SO4. The chalk and...

I hear yah on the Cl:SO4.

The chalk and baking soda are to get my RA up to match the SRM of the beer. My pH may be high, but my RA is veeery low.
Forum: Brew Science 05-05-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By hammacks
pH and lactic acid sparge treatment

Hey guys,

1) I'm trying to see if there is a good way to determine how much lactic acid to add to my tap water to bring my sparge water to around 6 (it will be volume dependent I know) My tap...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-28-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By hammacks
Just wanted to +1 the grain dust issue. That was...

Just wanted to +1 the grain dust issue. That was my problem (Well, I can't say 100%).

I like to grind far away from any equipment that post boil wort will touch, and even the night before if...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-28-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,918
Posted By hammacks
Well wrestler, If you do open up in Mason,...

Well wrestler,

If you do open up in Mason, I will definitely be coming by. I'm a couple minutes North on Cedar right by 96. I think it is a pretty good location. I always have to go out to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-28-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,603
Posted By hammacks
I had a string of infections in the past. I went...

I had a string of infections in the past. I went with David's "nuclear option". Strong bleach and lots of washing.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-26-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By hammacks
So, brewed up another ESB. Recipe is something...

So, brewed up another ESB. Recipe is something like:

9 lbs Marris Otter (FINALLY bought some. LHBS just started carrying it in bulk)
1 lb Flaked Corn
.75 lbs Crystal 40L
.25 lbs Biscuit
.125...
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