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Brewing Topics => Introductions => Topic started by: 701pilot on September 25, 2012, 09:22:11 AM

Title: First all grain today
Post by: 701pilot on September 25, 2012, 09:22:11 AM
 Even though this is a kit from NW I put all the info in beer smith. Looking forward to designing my own and seeing how bad that comes out. I guess as long as it has alcohol it will be good.

Started out with a Mr Beer kit my daughter got me for Christmas (now I can blame this hobby on someone else). Worked my way up to an all grain today. Should be fun.
Title: Re: First all grain today
Post by: 701pilot on September 25, 2012, 05:01:11 PM
Sorry I didn't introduce myself properly. I'm Mark and live in Northern California.

The first all grain brew day went great.

I live in the country and use well water, so I had a sample tested for minerals and used EZ Water Calculator to adjust the mash and sparg water. It was right on at 5.2 ph.  Beer Smith also has a water calculator but I haven't figured out how to take into account the grain bill.

Mark
Title: Re: First all grain today
Post by: jomebrew on September 25, 2012, 07:04:45 PM
Welcome Mark!

Cool beans of Brewday 1!