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Posted in thread: Did I handle this correctly? on 07-11-2014 at 12:33 AM
I did. It did. Watery, warm flat beer to be precise.Good. When it is carbonated and chilled, it
will gain apparent body and won't be warm a flat. I think you have this brewing thing figured
Posted in thread: Sediment on 07-10-2014 at 11:29 PM
Thanks for the info! I will be looking into those sedex caps for sure as I prefer to drink from
the bottle rather than the glass. My lemonade was in the primary for two weeks and the
secondary for one...
Posted in thread: Did I handle this correctly? on 07-10-2014 at 11:26 PM
My thought is that you should have tasted the beer when you took your sample. It should taste
like warm flat beer.
Posted in thread: Fermenting bucket questions on 07-10-2014 at 11:24 PM
The white plastic buckets from Walmart are mostly 5 gallons, HDPE, food grade, and the lids
seal without the gasket. Sometimes in the sporting goods section they have 6.5 gallon HDPE
buckets. You migh...
Posted in thread: Playing w/ Grains on 07-10-2014 at 05:34 PM
You only mash for 20-30 minutes? That's fine for steeping, but I never mash for less than 1
hour. Sometimes longer to get good conversion, as with pilsner malts.Have you ever tried
milling grains fine...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temp question on 07-09-2014 at 11:55 AM
When the yeast are actively fermenting the beer it agitates it sufficiently that there is
little difference in the temperature from the edge to the center. People who have used a
thermowell and a stic...
Posted in thread: Grain crush? on 07-08-2014 at 03:48 PM
So are Corona mills only good for BIAB where a fine crush doesn't matter as much? Or is it
possible to get a good crush for sparging?I was considering this route for the price, but I'm
Posted in thread: Playing w/ Grains on 07-08-2014 at 01:47 PM
The pale ale malt will need to be mashed, so yeah, you're looking at having to do a partial
mash.But a partial mash is so easy there isn't any need to shy away from it. The difference
Posted in thread: BIAB 10 gal batch in 15 gallon kettle? on 07-08-2014 at 01:38 PM
The changes needed would be removing water from the mash and sparging the grain to boil volume
after pulling the bag. I already have a three vessel system and tried BIAB because of the
Posted in thread: Moving on to All Grain on 07-08-2014 at 12:32 PM
Subscribing and moving towards the AG method myself. Just got a keggle and planning on
investing on a Home Depot mash tun and burner soon, but still have lots of reading and learning
to do before I di...