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Posted in thread: BEST false bottom... on 04-27-2015 at 02:31 PM
If your efficiency is varying you need to look at the quality of the grain crush since that is
the single most often cause. If you aren't milling your own, then you aren't controlling the
crush and wi...
Posted in thread: BEST false bottom... on 04-21-2015 at 05:06 PM
I have been brewing with a "Pico Style" False bottom... I have been relatively happy with it. I
like the fact that it supports the false bottom above the bulkhead/dip tube assembly. My
efficiency can ...
Posted in thread: Muslin bag issues on 04-06-2015 at 11:16 PM
don't scrap the batch. your beer is fine. TASTE IT!
Posted in thread: All grain brews have the same "tart" taste - Please help! on 02-04-2015 at 07:11 PM
I'd say its an infection. they can be subtle.
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-03-2015 at 01:11 PM
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-30-2014 at 03:15 PM
If you are trying to stop fermentation, racking to secondary and cold crashing will not do it.
When you bottle, you will end up with gushers or even bottle bombs if it isn't complete. You
will need to...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-29-2014 at 01:04 PM
Ok, I had an OG of 1.063 and a FG of 1.007. 7.4% ABV. This is the FIRST time I have ever had an
ale ferment to a FG below 1.010. Anyone else ever had this happen?Sent from my iPad using Home
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-29-2014 at 01:00 PM
Took a gravity reading yesterday. It was already down to 1.012. I racked to secondary to try to
keep it at 1.012. My batch last year fermented all the way down to 1.008.My question is, if you
Posted in thread: Wye viking hops on 08-28-2014 at 07:25 PM
I can do that FOR SURE... I could also set you up with Columbus, Glacier, Nugget, and Crystal
Rhizomes... My Columbus hops are INSANE. The Nugget hops have done very well also. I would
Posted in thread: Wye viking hops on 08-27-2014 at 08:48 PM
It was listed as weak in vigor in Oregon, WA and good in England. Perhaps our climate in MN is
closer to the climate in England. I do know this much, next year these are going take off like