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Posted in thread: 95% Efficiency? on 09-11-2014 at 01:12 PM
Tannin seems to be the issue with the higher efficiency so I'll look for that when it's
finished. This one is a lager and will have a long maturation schedule - perhaps I'll get lucky
and not have a t...
Posted in thread: 95% Efficiency? on 09-11-2014 at 03:57 AM
That's interesting. I suppose if I'm consistently hitting these numbers AND the flavor is an
issue, I'll need to adjust my crush as well. I'll be brewing again before today's brew is ready
to taste so...
Posted in thread: 95% Efficiency? on 09-11-2014 at 02:51 AM
I should add that I've been getting between 75% and 80% consistently but I'm always
experimenting with the flow of wort over the grain bed during RIM and I've modified my sparge
shower a few times as ...
Posted in thread: 95% Efficiency? on 09-11-2014 at 02:33 AM
After continuous improvement of my all grain brewing system (3 vessel, direct fired mash
tun/RIM) I hit 95% efficiency today. I did the calculations 3 times just to make sure. I am
amazed!Is that even...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-24-2014 at 12:28 AM
Oh he** yeah!
Posted in thread: StarSan and Hard Water on 01-24-2013 at 08:58 PM
I use a little more Star San, about 1.5 oz per 5 gallons, use it once to support a
brewing/cleaning session and toss it. I guess I'm not frugal.
Posted in thread: Report Problems Here on 07-06-2012 at 10:53 PM
This may be worth checking out to make sure...- I am not logged in- A friend Googled my forum
name and said that my Wicked Daddy forum name was the first on the Google list (cool!). Upon
clicking on t...
Posted in thread: Anal retentive brewer? Shoot from the hip? on 05-15-2012 at 06:08 PM
I shoot from the hip anally retentively.
Posted in thread: Are you a perfector or an explorer? on 05-15-2012 at 06:05 PM
I experiment with recipe creation and if something works well, it becomes a regular in my
rotation. The most popular is a Helles that my wife requires we have on hand at all times. As
long as I keep h...
Posted in thread: Creating a Recipe and Developing a Beer Palate on 05-02-2012 at 08:58 PM
As Duboman stated, a SMaSH brew will help you with understanding a very simple recipe and then
you can build on it. When I first started all grain brewing, I brewed an all 2 row pale and
cascade hop b...