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Forum: Hops Growing 05-30-2013, 10:11 AM
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Posted By pixelhussar
some more images

some more images
Forum: Hops Growing 05-30-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By pixelhussar
need help to identify hop disease

Hey guys,


I digged some young hop plants one and a half month ago. They grow nicely, some of them are more than a meter high by now.

Unfortunately they have been attacked by something. Could...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-16-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By pixelhussar
using cyro tubes?

Hi guys,

I ordered some cyro tubes from here: http://www.brouwland.com/en/

I expected them to attach a detailed manual, but there were only a sheet describing the steps how to add yeasts to the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-11-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By pixelhussar
when is yeast shocked?

I've read somewhere, that yeast should be pitched at fermenting temperature. In practice pitching yeast at room temperature and bringing the fermenter down to the (colder) cellar is very much a no...
Forum: General Techniques 12-07-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By pixelhussar
OK then, it seems that I have no excuse to...

OK then, it seems that I have no excuse to renovate our basement. See you in the diy basement project threads next year.:)

Thanks for all your comments!
Forum: General Techniques 11-30-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By pixelhussar
brewing vs. happy wife - kitchen shared

Hey everyone,

First of all there is nothing wrong with my wife. She is really supportive, I only want to keep her like that.:)

I usually start AG brewing in the late afternoon/evening. So I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-30-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By pixelhussar
fermentation temperature

In some recipes the fermentation temperature is supposed to be kept as close as possible.

Is that ambient temperature or temperature in the fermenter? Or depends on the recipe?:)

Thanks!
Forum: Hops Growing 11-29-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,042
Posted By pixelhussar
Thanks for all your inputs. This is a hobbi...

Thanks for all your inputs.

This is a hobbi project at the moment, I basically would like to experiment with hops. For first just dig some rhizomes to check if they grow happily on this land. The...
Forum: Hops Growing 11-05-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,042
Posted By pixelhussar
using vine trellis - bad idea?

Hello everyone,

My father in law wants to cut off few row of old grapevine plans on his land. He offered me to use vine trellis system for growing hops. What do you think, is it a bad idea?
...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-27-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By pixelhussar
magnetic stirrer

Hey guys,


Just two questions. I found an old pc fan I can power with my old TT scale train power supply. Housing and everything else is done as well.

Now I have to glue the magnet on the fan...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 10-24-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 343,583
Posted By pixelhussar
Thanks! I'm happy to forward your message to...

Thanks!

I'm happy to forward your message to the supplier.:)

I forgot to ask something: do I need to slightly heat the fermentation vessel at the beginning (maybe an aquarium heater would make...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 10-24-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 343,583
Posted By pixelhussar
Hello everyone, Great thread, I think I'll...

Hello everyone,

Great thread, I think I'll brew this one soon.
Have you already tried to use home made candi syrup? Like this one here:...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-03-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By pixelhussar
efficiency drop, no rice hulls?

Hi guys,

Normally my brewhouse efficiency is around 80% with barley malts. Last time I brewed wheat beer and it dropped down to 60%. Since I still have no rice hulls avaliable, I couldn't use it....
Forum: Brew Science 09-12-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By pixelhussar
Thank you for the detailed answer. I think I'll...

Thank you for the detailed answer. I think I'll read the recommended papers first and only ask later.

I was hoping that I can avoid investing into a RO filter. Unfortunately it seems that I...
Forum: Brew Science 09-12-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By pixelhussar
Our water definitely has carbonate hardness: ...

Our water definitely has carbonate hardness:


Ca: 80,5 mg/l
Mg: 22,2 mg/l
CaCo3:281 mg/l
SO4: 72,2 mg/l
Na:18,4 mg/l
Cl:26,9 mg/l
Forum: Brew Science 09-12-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By pixelhussar
water softening with CaO addition

Hi guys,

I found an older book written by Wolfgang Vogel. It mentions an easy way to water softening by adding a certain amount of CaO to hard water. It precipitates the the "hard part" of the...
Forum: Brew Science 09-05-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By pixelhussar
IBU + V/V Alc. measurement

Hi guys,

I have a food chemists friend, who offered me help as well as some time in his lab. I'd like to do some beer related measurements, just for fun and to see how it works.

Could you...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-29-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,065
Posted By pixelhussar
Chemipro Oxi - white spots

Hello guys,

I use Chemipro Oxi no rinse sanitizer to sanitize my equpiment and bottles. It works well, except it leaves limestone like white spots on the surface. My supplier told me that this is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-24-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By pixelhussar
pale ale malts from different countries?

Hello everyone,

What if I brew an English ale with German pale ale malts? No, I'm not talking about the brewing diplomacy...

I have only German malts avaliable in the local hombrew store. I...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-06-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By pixelhussar
hops and grapevines, do they need the same?

Hi guys,

My father in law has a small farm in the countryside. The area is known about it's wine, there are several vineyards around.

I'd like to plant few rhizomes here next year. Can I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-28-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By pixelhussar
Thanks for all your answer! As starsailor...

Thanks for all your answer!

As starsailor wrote, I didn't really understand why everyone else go with cooler, just because I didn't see the context. In long term I was planning to build my system...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-26-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By pixelhussar
cooler vs. pot

Hi,

Unfortunately beverage coolers are terribly expensive here (3x the US price). I can buy a huge stainless steel pots or 3 second hand 13 gallons keg for this price. Now I do the mashing in a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-26-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By pixelhussar
Great idea. Thanks!

Great idea. Thanks!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-26-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By pixelhussar
rice hulls

Hi guys,

For some reason rice hulls aren't avaliable from local homebrew shops. Fortunately I found two companies processing rice in my country. What do you think if I buy some rice hulls directly...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-21-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,204
Posted By pixelhussar
Thanks for all your comment. I checked the water...

Thanks for all your comment. I checked the water quality report as well as the Mash pH chapter in the Palmer book. I played with the excel sheet I downloaded from here:...
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