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  1. Nosybear replied to the thread Tyramine Prevention in Brewing.

    Never heard of it either. Replace what you can, pedio is a difficult infection to get rid of.

    Jan 28, 2020 at 12:32 AM
  2. Nosybear replied to the thread More Brewing Catastrophes.

    Good call. It was the plastic supports that failed. Today I could see the sides of the unit, a cheap pressboard bookcase repurposed to...

    Jan 28, 2020 at 12:31 AM
  3. Nosybear replied to the thread More Brewing Catastrophes.

    I probably can.

    Jan 27, 2020 at 10:07 PM
  4. Nosybear posted a new thread.

    More Brewing Catastrophes

    Couldn't find the old "you know you did it wrong when..." thread so I'm starting a new one. While I was brewing yesterday I decided to...

    Forum: General Brewing Discussions

    Jan 27, 2020 at 9:39 PM
  5. Nosybear replied to the thread Mash tun or biab?.

    No problem - the discoloration is the aluminum "passivating", or building up a protective layer of aluminum oxide on the pot. The...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 9:27 PM
  6. Nosybear replied to the thread Heavy Cereal Flavor.

    It's better for you to learn how to treat your water to achieve desired mash pH. I hadn't thought of it but a high pH in the finished...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 7:29 PM
  7. Nosybear replied to the thread Water treatment in practice.

    Is this the report after filtration? Chloramine is rather high, even for tap water, and needs to be removed. Calcium is very low,...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 7:28 PM
  8. Nosybear replied to the thread Brew House efficiency 313%?.

    Check your profile settings - if you're set to Conventional units, the calculator looked at your 44 and saw gallons.

    Jan 27, 2020 at 5:47 PM
  9. Nosybear replied to the thread Heavy Cereal Flavor.

    I think you got it with the last statement: It's likely the flavor of the malt. You're doing a mash at 155 degrees, lowering...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 5:45 PM
  10. Nosybear replied to the thread Brew House efficiency 313%?.

    Since we have no idea what else you entered, mind posting screen shots?

    Jan 27, 2020 at 4:52 PM
  11. Nosybear replied to the thread Heavy Cereal Flavor.

    Cheerios? Toasted oat flavor? Post the recipe, please.

    Jan 27, 2020 at 4:51 PM
  12. Nosybear replied to the thread Water treatment in practice.

    It's most likely a simple activated charcoal filter, which will remove chlorine, not chloramine, and some ions. I don't think it...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 4:50 PM
  13. Nosybear replied to the thread Tasting off flavors in the finish.

    Perhaps eliminating the obvious, but you didn't burn or scorch the wort, did you? Or use a large amount of roasted malt? Posting the...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 4:48 PM
  14. Nosybear replied to the thread Heavy Cereal Flavor.

    Grain-like how? Oatmeal? Cream of Wheat? Raw corn? Can you be a bit more specific? Just a thought, if you can't isolate it, maybe...

    Jan 27, 2020 at 3:13 PM
  15. Nosybear replied to the thread Question on an experimental recipe.

    As I said, nothing wrong with the recipe, it just likely won't make what you want

    Jan 25, 2020 at 4:32 PM
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