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Posted in thread: Difficulty hitting the right mash temp. on 05-04-2013 at 10:32 PM
yeah for 5 gal batch I usually heat my strike water to about 4-5 degrees above desired
temp(around 170) into an unheated mash tun close lid and wait 10-15 min.Usually settles in
Posted in thread: toasting my own specialty grains. on 04-08-2013 at 11:52 PM
I think that if you dry too fast you will crack the hull, all that moisture creates steam in
the kernel as it dries out, this creating pressure enough to crack it open. You want to dry it
out slower a...
Posted in thread: Favorite Guinness clone? on 04-08-2013 at 11:47 PM
I brew the guinness clone from byo with a couple of modifications I think seem to help6 lbs two
row2.5 lbs flaked barley12 oz. roasted barley(12 oz instead of a lb will give you that red on
Posted in thread: toasting my own specialty grains. on 04-08-2013 at 11:23 PM
I've made my own crystal 60 before using the same method, what I'm wondering is if you could
"mash" the grains in a tun at conversion temp the same way you would an all-grain batch then
dry and roast ...
Posted in thread: Runoff and temp drop... on 04-03-2013 at 11:46 PM
What was your O.G.?
Posted in thread: Efficiency is.. not my friend. on 03-28-2013 at 12:15 AM
another thing to consider, make sure you're not using too much water and check your evaporation
Posted in thread: Help! Is something wrong with my beer? on 03-28-2013 at 12:09 AM
04 is more attenuative than 1968, it may just need a little more time to clean up.
Posted in thread: Hoppy beers a trend? on 03-20-2013 at 11:47 PM
As long as there are new hop varieties coming out I think Ipas will be popular.
Posted in thread: What category to enter for competition? on 03-15-2013 at 10:59 PM
I think you may have to go with 10a American pale ale.look on the bjcp website, from what
you're describing it doesnt sound far off.Good luck!!!
Posted in thread: Remember when... on 03-14-2013 at 12:07 AM
Do you remeber when dog's used to have these, and puppy's were free