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Posted in thread: Beginner All Grain - Volume Differences on 07-16-2013 at 02:07 PM
It depends on your mash thickness and your target starting boil volume. I tend to mash the
average batch around 1.3 - 1.4 qt/lb and my sparge volume tends to be just a bit more than my
strike volume. ...
Posted in thread: Beginner All Grain - Volume Differences on 07-15-2013 at 08:28 PM
It's on the mash tab, in your screenshot.!! ThanksAlso I was wondering. Shouldn't my strike
water volume be larger than my sparge volume? Was reading some of the stickies on the all grain
thread and o...
Posted in thread: Beginner All Grain - Volume Differences on 07-15-2013 at 08:03 PM
What equipment setting are you using in Beersmith? Beersmith does have a built in equipment
type with some parameters for a 5 gallon cooler mash tun: "Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott
Cooler (5 Gal)". ...
Posted in thread: Beginner All Grain - Volume Differences on 07-14-2013 at 10:31 PM
Use this webpage. pretty accurate for me as long as I enter everything correctly. Don't ask
me how I know...I usually heat my sparge water to about 172F.Thanks for the link.I know you
said dont ask ...
Posted in thread: Beginner All Grain - Volume Differences on 07-14-2013 at 10:29 PM
What you heat your strike water to is equipment dependent. There isn't any real way the Austin
instructions could really indicate an exact temp unless they also happen to specify equipment.
Posted in thread: Beginner All Grain - Volume Differences on 07-14-2013 at 08:13 PM
Hey,I'm approaching my first all grain attempt and I am basically just going over everything
before hand just to get all the numbers right so I'll know what to expect come brew day. I am
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 02-01-2013 at 03:04 PM
Whoever was talking about taking a long time to ferment. I made a Russian Imperial that started
at 1.140 and went down to a 1.030 in less than 72hrs. Two more days later it was at 1.028 & I
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-31-2013 at 06:56 PM
So guys. Is there some guides or videos I can watch that have the more effective ways of
extract or mini mash brewing? Up until now I have always just followed the instructions for all
the recipes I h...
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-30-2013 at 03:07 PM
I add about 1/3 up front, and the rest at the end. 50/50 is also pretty common.Maybe I've found
Posted in thread: Magical 1.020 FG on 01-29-2013 at 09:35 PM
yes, you could add it later when you do the hops or wait til flameout (only needs enough to be
sterilized). its common to add extract late in the boil, it reduces kettle caramelization and
keeps the c...