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Posted in thread: missed SG by 8 points - 56% efficiency - ugh on 11-12-2009 at 01:56 AM
Doh - I meant 8F off from boiling (at least),and yes, I did forget to preheat MLT, I was in a
hurry and forgot,recipe is:IngredientAmount%MCUWhenUS 2-Row Malt 7lb 8oz 45.5 % 2.1 In
Mash/SteepedUS Rye ...
Posted in thread: missed SG by 8 points - 56% efficiency - ugh on 11-10-2009 at 01:13 AM
So I brewed a Rye today and I had some serious temp. and gravity issues. I figured they're
related, but I wanted to see if anyone had any advice.Recently purchased two Blichman
Brewmometers fromm Nort...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 08-25-2009 at 12:48 PM
We were well under 77 for the first week of fermentation (when I imagine the majority of the
fermentation occured), but for the last two weeks in primary it was in my apt where outside
heat was peakin...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 08-25-2009 at 01:09 AM
We transferred from primary to secondary on Sunday, and took our first sample, the gravity was
1.001 (OG was 1.055), I didn't even think that was really possible, this yeast is incredible.As
for the h...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 08-17-2009 at 12:50 AM
Brewed with 3711 about 2 weeks ago (8/1). We made a Liter starter out of one smack pack and
split that between two carboys for our 10 gallon batch. With in 12 hours they were both bubblin
like mad. On...
Posted in thread: Keg as conditioning vessel / secondary on 11-10-2008 at 01:50 PM
I visited a fellow homebrewers set up, and he showed me his Black Saison in secondary, in a
corny keg. He had a blow off tube set up. Is an airlock/blow off necessary for using a
corny/sixtel for a se...
Posted in thread: German Weissbier on 08-23-2008 at 04:13 AM
I made this beer, but left the watermelon juice out. It turned out good, not a perfect wheat,
but only my 3rd batch. I'd like to make a hopped up wheat, like the Brooklyner - Schneider. Any
Posted in thread: Is it possible to replenish lost wort in primary? on 08-05-2008 at 07:40 PM
Thanks guys, 4 gallons of dope beer it is, I figured as much, but I wanted to double check.
Posted in thread: Is it possible to replenish lost wort in primary? on 08-05-2008 at 05:55 PM
My friend and I brewed on Sunday. An AHS Double IPA, 10# LME + 1# corn sugar, pitched onto our
previous brews yeast cake. SG 1.080+. Monday AM I woke up to find a Carboy Volcano, beer on the
Posted in thread: Temperature of Secondary? on 08-02-2008 at 07:38 PM
I'm moving a wheat beer to a secondary tomorrow, to make room for a new brew in my carboy. (The
reason I have to move the beer is I'm planning on reusing the yeast cake.) Problem is, summer