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Posted in thread: Briess Cherrywood Smoked Malt on 01-07-2010 at 02:27 AM
Made a smoked molasses porter with it turned out great. Nice smoke addition.
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge and the Amount of Grain on 10-17-2009 at 10:58 PM
Shallow beds are more likely to form channels, so the sparge water bypasses some of the grain.
You could try raking the top inch or so of the bed during the sparge. This seals the channels.I
can see h...
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge and the Amount of Grain on 10-17-2009 at 12:00 AM
I will try sparging slower. That could be the trick. As far as the depth of grain if i look in
the keggle it is about an inch below the lower rung if that makes any sense. If I had to guess
maybe 3-5 ...
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge and the Amount of Grain on 10-16-2009 at 01:38 AM
As far as temp I am holding pretty well. maybe 2-3 deg at most. and I make sure I sparge pretty
slow. About a gallon every 2-4 minutes.
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge and the Amount of Grain on 10-16-2009 at 12:37 AM
To answer the question on the Eff differece I can hit high 80s with a larger grain bill and
with 10# and under I am at 70 and under. I would say a good 15 points. When you say dead space
do you mean t...
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge and the Amount of Grain on 10-15-2009 at 01:29 AM
Curious what some of the opinion/facts some of you more seasoned brewers think about fly vs
batch sparge and the amount of grain. I have keggles for everything and fly sparge. I am
noticing that I am ...
Posted in thread: Cherry Wood Smoked Porter on 10-10-2009 at 01:24 AM
Used that same smoked malt about two months ago now and beer smells great overshot the og so I
am holding it back in the carboy for a while.
Posted in thread: North Coast Old Stock on 09-04-2009 at 01:31 AM
@ XainqHow long are you letting this beer sit back? Recipe looks good I will have to try it.
Posted in thread: Quick quesitons about a strange fermentation. on 08-26-2009 at 03:31 PM
funny you make this post I am having the same issue with a smoked molasses porter that I made
last weekend. Used Cali Yeast and have never seed the simmering effect on any of my beers
before. It is fi...
Posted in thread: what to do about PAPAYAS? on 06-12-2009 at 01:49 AM
They were mangos from the local chain super market they were having a sale. .50 cents each.
Some were super ripe and others not so much. I cut them off of the pit/seed and took the skin
off too. 6 of ...