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  • Posted in thread: Low partial mash efficiency...CONFUSED! on 01-26-2013 at 11:43 PM
    I always mash with 1.25 Qts. per lb. of grain and sparge with 2 Qts. per lb. of grain and get
    80% eff. every time. It is a lot of water that has to be boiled off, but it is the only way to
    get the poi...

  • Posted in thread: Low partial mash efficiency...CONFUSED! on 01-26-2013 at 04:21 PM
    Did you mix in the top off water really well? Often this the cause of a reading that far off
    target.Yeah, I actually went in for a second reading fearing that it wasn't mixed well
    enough.... Shook the...

  • Posted in thread: Low partial mash efficiency...CONFUSED! on 01-26-2013 at 02:59 PM
    Hey all, I've done these partial mash/biab recipes a few times now... And last night was the
    second time my OG was far below my target. I guess I should explain my process first which, I'm
    sure is mes...

  • Posted in thread: Apfelwein is sparkling in the primary? on 02-10-2012 at 08:20 PM
    How is this possible? Pulled a sample out of my primary today just for a taste......and it's
    bubbly as hell! It's tasty but how did it carbonate with an airlock on? And do I need to bottle
    it before i...

  • Posted in thread: Spiking gravity in caribou slobber on 12-11-2011 at 05:36 PM
    Hey thought I'd let you guys know where I landed on this. Decided to add 23.5 oz raw agave
    nectar as well as 1oz cascade at 15 min in an attempt to balance it out. Plugged it into
    beercalculus and end...

  • Posted in thread: Spiking gravity in caribou slobber on 12-11-2011 at 02:44 AM
    Sounds like a plan... I just did a stout and added 400ml of bourbon soaking with
    cherries....how much bourbon would you toss in to a 5 gallon batch. My stout is still
    carbonating but I tasted it and I...

  • Posted in thread: Spiking gravity in caribou slobber on 12-11-2011 at 02:12 AM
    Oh cool, your making it easy on me, thanks for the info duder! Any other suggestions as far as
    making a 'bigger' brown with caribou slobber as my starting point?

  • Posted in thread: Spiking gravity in caribou slobber on 12-11-2011 at 01:31 AM
    Thinking of brewing some caribou slobber and adding molasses to up the O.G. Question is should
    I add more hops to balance the sweetness? If so, what would people suggest? Also, would I need
    a differen...

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