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Posted in thread: Russian River Row 2 Hill 56 Clone on 01-24-2016 at 05:13 AM
Mofoa,Are you going to dry hop it for the two weeks at carbing/chilling temp?Yes, that is the
plan...will leave the hop bag in there till the keg kicks it. But like the OP said--he dry hops
in the keg...
Posted in thread: Russian River Row 2 Hill 56 Clone on 01-22-2016 at 11:23 PM
Second attempt at making this brew. First one I dry hopped in the fermentor...now I am taking a
shot at dry hopping directly in the keg. Overshot my OG at 1.072...ferm temperature was spot
on. Ended a...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-09-2016 at 06:01 PM
Second brew on the GF this morning. 81% eff.
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 01-08-2016 at 04:57 PM
Made the recipe using a new brewing system...hit an OG of 1.072...decided to dump the other
half of the candi syyrup to try and aise the OG in my haste.I also under pitched by only using
a 1 liter sta...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-31-2015 at 09:55 PM
Ok, I'm out in the garage putting mine together at the moment, and I've figured out what the
problem is with the black plastic ring that is supposed to create a water-tight seal on the
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-31-2015 at 09:47 PM
Do not recirc the wort from the chiller back into the kettle. Complete waste of time and will
end up taking longer to cool the wort. After the boil ends, recirc the wort for about 5 to 10
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-29-2015 at 05:59 PM
I don't own a GF but have been following this thread and others... Are you doing a step mash or
just heating up your strike water??If you're heating strike water, I seem to have read; Running
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-29-2015 at 05:49 PM
90 minutes in and 3/4 gallon boiled off.Seems a little weak.What is the general consensus on
everyones boil off rate?Edit: 2 hours down and not quite a gallon boiled off.I did a 90 min
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-29-2015 at 05:42 PM
So I'm expecting mine tomorrow but I've been all grain for 2yrs now and I will likely attempt
to use gravity feed from a kettle to sparge. I will probably start with the pouring method
until I see siz...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-28-2015 at 07:13 PM
Oh...so far...everything is going well with my first brew underway.Tip: to ramp up to your mash
temp--set it at boil and normal and run pump. This way you are using the bigger element in the
pot to ge...