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Posted in thread: Gravity Questions Pre/Post Boil on 05-04-2015 at 02:05 PM
Thanks Brewkinger.I was using a hydrometer. My mash efficiency was 73%, while brewhouse
efficiency was 63%.What I am wondering is whether I should include that .5 gallon in beer smith
Posted in thread: Gravity Questions Pre/Post Boil on 05-04-2015 at 01:07 PM
This may sound like a dumb question, but I am trying to figure out how and when to best take a
gravity reading pre/post boil. I brewed the Zombie Dust recipe listed on this site, and had a
Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 08-30-2014 at 05:53 PM
Just took a sample of mine after it has been in secondary dry hopping for past 7 days. It
finished at 1.014. Missed OG slightly and came in at 1.06. I was now going to cold crash for a
day or 2 before...
Posted in thread: Question on Cooling Wort and Oxygen on 08-17-2014 at 09:47 PM
I currently use an immersion chiller, and can get my wort down to a decent temperature (low
80s) within 25 minutes or so. Unfortunately my ground water isn't that cold, so it is hard to
fully get it t...
Posted in thread: Help with a few AG topics on 10-21-2013 at 01:35 PM
Thanks for all of the great replies here. This past weekend I used my new round cooler with
false bottom. I also decided to pick up some campden tablets and threw it in with my water.
Well something w...
Posted in thread: Help with a few AG topics on 10-10-2013 at 07:22 PM
I have been brewing AG for a year or so, and have usually gotten terrible efficiency, in the
mid 50s.I know there are plenty of topics out there on improving this, and I have been reading
them, but I ...
Posted in thread: Help with reading water report on 07-19-2012 at 05:59 PM
So i finally went and found my town's water report that is online, but honestly I have no idea
what I am looking for here. The main information seems to be on the last 2 pages. Can anyone
who knows ho...
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency yet again, please help on 07-16-2012 at 08:36 PM
Thanks for the insight above. I had read mixed reviews on how fast to drain the mash. In the
past I used to go really slow, but that did not seem to do much either. As for Water chemistry.
This is som...
Posted in thread: Terrible Efficiency yet again, please help on 07-14-2012 at 10:38 PM
So today I brewed probably my 7th AG recipe, and once again I had terrible efficiency. I did Ed
Wort's Robust Porter ingredients were exactly the same, and I am trying to figure out how
things went ...
Posted in thread: Baby Beer, Help with Coffee Stout Recipe on 07-11-2012 at 06:42 PM
So my wife is due in about a month, and we are looking to make a baby beer. My wife loves
coffee (I hate it but like Coffee flavor in beer), so I was thinking of doing some type of
Coffee Stout. I wou...