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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-01-2014, 09:58 PM
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Posted By zodiak3000
RO or distilled water for imperial stout

what are your thoughts with the end result using RO or distilled essentially following the primer for imperial stout? calculated this via brewers friend and my pH falls to about 5.3. seems low. i was...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-15-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By zodiak3000
thanks all good advice, guess i wont drill....

thanks all good advice, guess i wont drill. hopefully that little tack hole i made wont have an impact on the fridge!
Forum: DIY Projects 08-15-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By zodiak3000
what about the back? im prob only going in about...

what about the back? im prob only going in about an inch. i tried it earlier with a tack and i hit foam.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-15-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By zodiak3000
drilling holes in fridge for a 4-way manifold

going to attach a 4-way manifold in my fridge for kegs. just wondering if its typically ok to drill anywhere (since im not drilling completely through the fridge) to attach this?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-05-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By zodiak3000
Vorlauf- how much grain is too much?

just switched from a cooler w/ braid to stainless MLT w/ bazooka screen. doing vorlauf on the new MLT i noticed a lot more material leaking through the bazooka vs the braid. i ran about 6 pitchers...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-20-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By zodiak3000
rinsing equipment?

how do you guys rinse equipment that has been used (fermenter, mash tun)? i keep reading/hearing that you should not rinse your equipment with chlorinated (tap) water, due to possible off flavor of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-19-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By zodiak3000
when to add lactic acid?

using to adjust ph. should i add it to my strike water (cold) when i add minerals or add it to strike water right before mash in (warm)?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-18-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By zodiak3000
thanks for the response. yes the beer isnt really...

thanks for the response. yes the beer isnt really sour or tart, just a slight twang. the hops are def different in this batch vs higher ph IPA's. ill prob go back to using GW 2row and keep the ph...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By zodiak3000
yup i think i read that too. if thats true than...

yup i think i read that too. if thats true than my ph via brewers friend would be more like 5.3. what ph do you guys think you would start to taste a tart note?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By zodiak3000
nope, i know...i should get one

nope, i know...i should get one
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By zodiak3000
im thinking of going that route. when do you add...

im thinking of going that route. when do you add the lactic acid in the mash? just right when you dough in grain? also, do you guys have experience with Rahr 2row dropping lower than expected ph...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By zodiak3000
ph too low?

i have been attempting to dial in water and ph via brewers friend. i typically target around 5.4 using around 2% acid malt for lighter beers. on my last IIPA i noticed a small amount of tartness. not...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By zodiak3000
question about manifold for kegging (leak?)

in the process of setting up a 3 tap keezer/fridge with a 4-way manifold. the reason for the 4-way is to have a spare gas line to use for my blichmann beer gun. the gun will only be used for filling...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-05-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
thanks for the response. i believe you are right,...

thanks for the response. i believe you are right, i really think my last beer has that mineral character at 100 ppm each. def gonna drop the chloride next time in my IPA and keep everything else on...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
yes, pre-boil calculations. i thought this was...

yes, pre-boil calculations. i thought this was correct to treat ALL the water i use, am i wrong? im also confused on how "brewers friend" says essentially 80 ppm of each is for a "balanced profile"....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
cool thanks. do you think with what i have going...

cool thanks. do you think with what i have going (80 ppm of each) that it could have a negative impact on flavor? the more i read the more i think chloride should be under 50 ppm for my hoppy beers....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-03-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
i calculate everything with brewers friend. i use...

i calculate everything with brewers friend. i use a scale. 80 ppm each of calcium, sulfate, and chloride goes into the strike and sparge water. essentially a balanced profile. im thinking of maybe...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-03-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
minerals are weighed out in grams by a scale. i...

minerals are weighed out in grams by a scale. i only add calcium chloride and calcium sulfate. i calculate both the strike and sparge water to 80-100 ppm. should i not be adding minerals to my sparge...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-03-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
the crush seems like it could be better. it...

the crush seems like it could be better. it doesnt seem crushed enough, so less chance of tannin extraction. im not sure what else i can do to improve. the projected ph is 5.4.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-03-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
just got done brewing. a few things i want to...

just got done brewing. a few things i want to address while its fresh-
missed my OG by a lot. this happened last time I used distilled as well. like said, mineral content was about 80 ppm each of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-02-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
IPA/IIPA. For a balanced profile i thought 80-100...

IPA/IIPA. For a balanced profile i thought 80-100 of each was accurate. The flavor just seems harsh, no real other way to describe it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-02-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By zodiak3000
all grain with distilled water flavor

was using RO for awhile, but i really cant trust the water machine after reading about peoples results after sending off samples to ward labs. did a batch with distilled with added calcium chloride...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-05-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By zodiak3000
thanks for the response. is the morebeer welded...

thanks for the response. is the morebeer welded or weldless? if weldless, did you have any leak issues?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By zodiak3000
recommended stainless mash tun kettle?

just purchased a 10 gallon stainless mash tun kettle that had serious leak issue. returned it to the supplier and now looking for something else. preferably welded, but open to weldless if it has...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-30-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By zodiak3000
my concern is if i crash it at 24 hours it might...

my concern is if i crash it at 24 hours it might lose some of the viability being at potential high krausen. would it be better to make it thurs night then crash saturday night (48 hours)? what is a...
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