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Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 09-05-2012 at 12:19 PM
I'll probably give this recipe a shot soon. Sounds like its a winner. It seems like I've read
somewhere on here about leaving the dark, roasted grains out of the mash until the end or doing
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 08-31-2012 at 01:52 PM
I used 001 and ended up at 1.008. Yummy stuff
Posted in thread: Hello, Double Batch Sparge on 08-23-2012 at 07:30 PM
She Wacked My B@//$ Off.
Posted in thread: I NEED help with my efficiency on 08-21-2012 at 02:29 PM
I don't stir right before the first vorlaugh or add any mash out water. I don't see how that
could affect efficiency but.... could it? I make a point of tasting the grains when I'm
cleaning the mash t...
Posted in thread: Hello, Double Batch Sparge on 08-21-2012 at 02:22 PM
I have let my samples cool. Not down to 60* but closer than straight out of the mash.
Posted in thread: I NEED help with my efficiency on 08-21-2012 at 02:20 PM
What grist/water ratio are you using?1.25qts per lb.
Posted in thread: Hello, Double Batch Sparge on 08-21-2012 at 12:07 PM
Tried a double crush this time and had the same results. Didn't bother with the double sparge.
Going to try and cut my water with RO water for the next batch. It only makes sense that that
Posted in thread: I NEED help with my efficiency on 08-21-2012 at 12:04 PM
I'm having the same problems as the OP. The last batch I ran the grains through the LHBS mill
twice and didn't see a single uncracked grain. I was actually afraid of a stuck sparge but it
worked out f...
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-15-2012 at 03:25 PM
Unfortunately, yes, the reason you're let down is that pumpkin ales don't really get their
flavor from pumpkin: they get it from the spices. By cooking the cinnamon with the pumpkin and
then boiling i...
Posted in thread: Will switching to AG alleviate that "homebrew" taste? on 08-15-2012 at 01:55 PM
I think I just got rid of my "homebrew" taste. I think the fermentation temps were the culprit.
You said you didn't notice it as much with your cascade beer. If it's a high fermentation temp