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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-25-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By dixosx
Did you measure you final gravity, and what was...

Did you measure you final gravity, and what was it? Kinda sounds like the beer did not attenuate enough.
Forum: Brew Science 09-25-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By dixosx
I use 85% phosphoric acid to adjust the pH of the...

I use 85% phosphoric acid to adjust the pH of the mash and sparge water. For the sparge water is there a certain amount of acid per gallon of water that can be used to bring the pH to...say 5.6 or...
Forum: Brew Science 09-24-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By dixosx
I use Bru N Water, and it works great. I do still...

I use Bru N Water, and it works great. I do still get tannin extraction from Distilled/RO water. Not nearly as much as my house water, but still do.

If the heated sparge water is added to the...
Forum: Brew Science 09-23-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By dixosx
Batch Sparge question.

Generally I no spagre brew for my 5 gallon batches, as it works better for my system. When I do 10 gal batches I need to batch sparge do to mash tun size limitations. When I batch sparge, can I check...
Forum: Brew Science 08-26-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By dixosx
Makes sense thanks for the help!!

Makes sense thanks for the help!!
Forum: Brew Science 08-26-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By dixosx
Thanks for the info!! This brings up anoter...

Thanks for the info!!

This brings up anoter question I have. I added all of the salt and acid additions to the DI water prior to heating. I calibrated my meter and then chcked the water PH and it...
Forum: Brew Science 08-23-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By dixosx
"It should be pretty close to target because you...

"It should be pretty close to target because you should have made acid/alkali/sauermalz as necessary to the grist and or water before doughing in"

So, I use RO water since my tap water is crap....
Forum: Brew Science 08-22-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By dixosx
Adjusting Mas pH

When adjusting mash pH, do you add the grain to the heated water, stir and then measure? After the first reading do you then add salts and/or acid to get the desired pH? I have used salts and acid...
Forum: Brew Science 08-21-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By dixosx
Sounds good. Thanks

Sounds good. Thanks
Forum: Brew Science 08-21-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By dixosx
PH Meter Calibration

I just purchased a Milwaukee PH56 meter. Do I calibrate it before every brew session? The instructions dont really say and I am new to pH meters.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-28-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By dixosx
My efficency sucked until I bought a grain mill...

My efficency sucked until I bought a grain mill and crushed my own grains. That is my guess.
Forum: General Techniques 05-28-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By dixosx
1 Gallon extract single hop experiments.

I have just started doing some 1 gallon single extract, single hop beers to try and get a handle on how hops taste, smell and bitter beer. Have any of you tried this, and have any good pointers for...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-28-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By dixosx
Also, I can only control the outflow from the...

Also, I can only control the outflow from the pump to the boil kettle. I guess I could restrick the flow into the pump from the tun ball valve, but I thought that would be bad for the pump. Does...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-28-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By dixosx
LKHA: It sits off the bottom of the tun by about...

LKHA: It sits off the bottom of the tun by about 3 inches.

Bob:
I tried the high temp hosing, at least what I had on hand, and that did not work, it was too thick. I just brewed 10 gallons of ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-21-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By dixosx
Brewster, What is the reasoning behind cutting...

Brewster, What is the reasoning behind cutting the aromatic malt and halfing the crystal? I only ask because I have made some smaller gravity beers and they are really laking in malt...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-21-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By dixosx
Recipe Design Help

I am trying to design a low ABV sessionish pale ale with a lot of hop aroma and flavor. So far this is what I have come up with:
70% efficiency
6.5 gallon batch

Grain
6 lbs 2 row
2.5 lbs...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-20-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By dixosx
Excellent idea, Thanks!!

Excellent idea, Thanks!!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-20-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By dixosx
I do recirculate/Vorluof until the wort is clear,...

I do recirculate/Vorluof until the wort is clear, it takes a few minutes. I the start pumping the wort to the boil kettle, towards the end of the transfer I get a lot of grain coming through the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-20-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By dixosx
False Bottom Too False..

I have a 15 gallon Mega Pot and flase bottom from northern brewer. I have used it two times on my new setup that I just built and both times I am getting lots of grain, either through the screen or...
Forum: General Techniques 05-09-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By dixosx
Chlorine probably, but the bicarbonate seems to...

Chlorine probably, but the bicarbonate seems to be sorta high, kinda. I have used camden tablets with success. Lighter beers and IPAs just dont work. I use distilled water and added salts using Bru'n...
Forum: General Techniques 05-09-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By dixosx
Thanks Thunder, I have tried that, and it did not...

Thanks Thunder, I have tried that, and it did not turn out for me. I used my tap water and it ended up tasting like tonic water. I have since learned my water sucks. I am looking for essentially a...
Forum: General Techniques 05-08-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By dixosx
Light Ale Critique

I like to drink a few glasses a night, most nights, nothing crazy, but I also dont like to get hammered or drink 500 calories of beer either. So i have been trying to brew beers a little bit on the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-26-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,275
Posted By dixosx
It sounds like a water issue to me. I cannot brew...

It sounds like a water issue to me. I cannot brew lighter beers, or IPAs with my tap water. Lighter beers taste like horrible mineral water and IPAs have a masked flavor, almost like the hops are...
Forum: Brew Science 11-20-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By dixosx
Thanks I will send it unfiltered, as I do not...

Thanks I will send it unfiltered, as I do not have a RO filter. I just did not know if the standard household filters filtered out any of the ions.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-20-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,379
Posted By dixosx
Next time I brew I will do a control batch with a...

Next time I brew I will do a control batch with a simple pale ale recipe I have brewed before (Edworts pale ale). I will use tap water with no mineral additions, do a batch sparge with one sparge,...
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