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Posted in thread: What's your Brewtine (Brewing Routine)? on 07-12-2012 at 04:14 PM
Night BeforeCrush grainsMeasure hop additionsBrewdayFill HLT and heat to strike tempMix mash
well to break up doughballsStart mash recirculationDrink some beerSmoke a cigarHeat water to
170F and begin...
Posted in thread: floating trub on 06-14-2012 at 11:05 PM
Looks normal to me.
Posted in thread: Do you really need a control panel for e-kettle? on 05-03-2012 at 03:36 PM
You can purchase a GFCI cord to plug directly into your dryer outlet and then connect that to
your kettles. Check around on Ebay for a decent deal. The GFCI will work by comparing the
current on the t...
Posted in thread: Do you really need a control panel for e-kettle? on 04-08-2012 at 12:47 PM
I have been brewing with a 4500W lwd element in my e-keggle for about a year with no issues. I
just plug it in and let it run full power. I have done both 5 and 10 gallon batches, low and
Posted in thread: Candy Sugar teqnique questions? on 02-12-2012 at 02:01 AM
I add my candi sugar in the last 5 minutes of the boil to make sure it dissolves and to reduce
the chances of causing an infection. If you want to add the sugar during fermentation I would
Posted in thread: Help with water issue on 02-12-2012 at 01:58 AM
With a 10gal mashtun you won't be able to fit 9.5gal water plus 17.5lbs grain. I would mash in
with 5.5gals of water at about 164F and the temperature should settle right around 150F. Once
your mash i...
Posted in thread: Forgot to add the belgian candi! on 02-12-2012 at 01:44 AM
I would boil the sugar in a little water and cool it then add it to the fermenter.
Posted in thread: Have I lost this batch?!? on 02-07-2012 at 02:09 AM
What was the recipe and what was the OG?
Posted in thread: First recipe on Beersmith 2 on 01-28-2012 at 11:21 PM
I would reduce the oats to maybe 1lb. Same for the crystal malt. You will want to use some base
malt in there as well. I would replace the belgian yeast with some american/english ale yeast.
Posted in thread: New to All Grain on 01-28-2012 at 11:05 PM
Do you have a tube on your spigot during testing? If not the siphon will be broken when the
water level reaches the spigot level. If you are using a tube try tightening your fittings,
maybe there is a...