Last Activity:04-03-2011 5:46 PM
Posted in thread: Vorlauf techniques on 03-30-2011 at 04:46 AM
I pour mine directly back onto the mash bed, but I make sure to keep it moving around so as not
to pour in one spot and make a hole in the bed.
Posted in thread: Tipping mash/lauter tun after sparging on 03-30-2011 at 04:33 AM
Where did you find a thermometer with a 12 inch probe? Please don't say a local store.. that
would be a hell of a drive. I use yeast nutrient to help the little guys along, and I have a
whip that I at...
Posted in thread: Tipping mash/lauter tun after sparging on 03-29-2011 at 04:11 AM
I didn't know that the water PH had anything to do with extracting tannins, good to know! So my
brewing process goes as such: 1) Fill the mash tun (a 10 gallon Blichmann w/ false bottom) up
and past t...
Posted in thread: Tipping mash/lauter tun after sparging on 03-28-2011 at 01:53 AM
Sprice, you just made me feel like a moron.. because I am. We have a converted keg we use for a
boil kettle and never thought once to use it to heat sparge water. D'oh! Haha oh boy. I'll post
up a wri...
Posted in thread: American Honey Wheat on 03-26-2011 at 03:52 PM
I just brewed an American Hefeweizen the last two weekends, we added 2oz heather tips at the
beginning of the boil and it made for a nice subtle floral aroma and flavor that meshed well
with the prett...
Posted in thread: Tipping mash/lauter tun after sparging on 03-26-2011 at 03:46 PM
Yeah I figured we were probably extracting tannens at that point which is why the brews
aftertaste tastes like morning mouth... blargh. Funny you should say to do two smaller pots
because that's exact...
Posted in thread: Tipping mash/lauter tun after sparging on 03-26-2011 at 05:57 AM
Ok, so I have been getting some off flavors in my past couple of brews and I am trying to rule
out all suspects. I did find the brewmometer on my Blichmann was knocked about 10 degrees too
high after ...
Posted in thread: It's a yeastie feastie!! on 09-05-2010 at 10:19 PM
Agreed that it can be frustrating trying to cool the wort... I got myself in trouble when we
stayed up til midnight waiting for the wort to cool (we started at 7:30pm!!) and we were just
hanging out d...