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Posted in thread: AG Efficiency Question on 09-30-2015 at 06:18 PM
The red highlighted sentence sounds more like mash recirculation than sparging. Did you add any
additional water after the completion of your 1 hour mash?I sparge on the fly with some runoff
Posted in thread: AG Efficiency Question on 09-30-2015 at 12:16 AM
How are you sparging, what was your strike water volume, and how much grain did you use?Brew on
:mug:I sparge on the fly with some runoff going back on top without any stiring after the
grains are add...
Posted in thread: AG Efficiency Question on 09-29-2015 at 07:35 PM
I brewed my first AG batch and I must have done something wrong. In the past I have always
calculated my efficiency at 75%, which I did for this batch as well, but I really overshot my
SG. My recipe w...
Posted in thread: Rice Hulls on 09-03-2015 at 05:14 PM
I am making an all grain Pumpkin this weekend and a friend of mine suggested using rice hulls
to prevent a stuck sparge. I get the reasoning behind this as it will help prevent clumping. I
have also r...
Posted in thread: Moved to new house. Beer doesnt taste as good. on 09-03-2015 at 04:59 PM
I live close to you in Allentown, PA and I would never use my tap water, even to drink, the
stuff is nasty. We drink from filtered water in the house. When I brew, too much according to
my wife, I alw...
Posted in thread: Sweet Stout 16A Question on 08-26-2015 at 05:16 PM
I brewed a sweet stout and I just opened a bottle and referring to the 2015 guidelines I feel
that I hit the mark on the aroma, appearance, flavor and mouth feel. I am a little concerned
about the ABV...
Posted in thread: How to add jalapeno to beer? on 08-03-2015 at 05:03 PM
I've made a Fire In Your Hole beer where it is a Mexican cervesa and once I added a whole
pepper to each bottle, nice heat but a lot of it, and the other time I roasted the whole pepper
on the grill t...
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 02:54 PM
My calculated SG was 1.062 and I was over that at a measured SG of 1.072 so while it will be a
little higher than calculated I cannot forget about the 1# lactose I put it so my FG will be
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 02:29 PM
How did you determine that your efficiency was 88%? Was 88% your brewhouse or mash
efficiency?My brewhouse efficiency was 88%.
Posted in thread: Adding cherries to a Belgian extract kit on 07-29-2015 at 02:28 PM
I have not personally used juice in my beers but I have used canned Oregon cherries, both sweet
and tart. I usually puree them and add them to the secondary as the primary will ferment out
the flavor ...