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  • Posted in thread: 3 gal All Grain on 07-27-2015 at 08:31 PM
    It's been found that there is little difference in the sugars extracted by sparging with cool
    water instead of hot. Your choice.

  • Posted in thread: 3 gal All Grain on 07-27-2015 at 04:31 PM
    Hey GuysJust getting back to brewing after 15+years. Working on getting my 2 x 15 gal kegs set
    up for larger scale operation but not there yet, so i'm anxious to get a beer going and decided
    to do a 3...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast before sugar on 07-27-2015 at 04:13 PM
    So, if the Hydrometer reading hits 1006, and staying there for the last 3 days now; can I leave
    it some more or should it get primed and bottled once it stabalizes like that?Its been in
    primary 11 day...

  • Posted in thread: Help me autopsy my stout. on 07-26-2015 at 10:48 AM
    Thanks Quaker. The gravities were all where I would expect, I don't have the brew sheets here
    to refer to, but they were within specs.The first mash was too thin, and if I could do it over,
    I would ha...

  • Posted in thread: Cold crash questions on 07-12-2015 at 10:47 AM
    Sorry, no comment.

  • Posted in thread: Brew Bucket Gasket on 07-12-2015 at 10:41 AM
    The bubbles in the airlock are only for your benefit. The yeast don't care about them (it's a
    lot like farting in the bathtub to them) and the beer will ferment just fine without the
    bubbles. You can ...

  • Posted in thread: SSBrewTech Announced a New Insulated Mash Tun! on 07-12-2015 at 10:34 AM
    Not as negligible as the gains from an insulated mashtun while recirculating ??You would lose
    more heat out the top than you would the stainless non insulated sides using a regular kettle
    as a mashtun...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB pre-noob, sorry for annoying questions... on 07-12-2015 at 10:31 AM
    Get a bag that fits your kettle. The difference in the cost of the batch for the grains instead
    of extract will probably cover the cost of the bag and when that batch is done, you will still
    own the b...

  • Posted in thread: Scored 58% today and not sure why on 07-12-2015 at 10:16 AM
    11lb 2 row, .5 honey malt, .5 carapils, 3/4lb table sugar.Same size volume of water and stirred
    the mash every 15 minutes. Mashed at 150 but initial was 151.5F.The grain was crushed twice by
    the LHBS ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing with Corn Meal, lots of Corn Meal on 07-12-2015 at 10:04 AM
    BIAB, no recircualtion. Plan on a very small sparge or none at all so your mash is very loose.
    Stir your mixed grains in with a wire whisk to avoid dough balls. You won't need any rice hulls
    with your...

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