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  • Posted in thread: Bigger batch of beer on 12-02-2016 at 05:09 PM
    Sure - you can make 80L...... just brew twice. :)Adding water to an AG batch post boil is just
    not a very good idea most of the time. eg if you want even a normal-ish 1.050 SG, you need to
    brew a 1.10...

  • Posted in thread: Beers missing maltiness? on 12-02-2016 at 12:02 AM
    Just to confirm, 162 was the temp of the mash once the grain was stirred in? Or the temp of the
    water you used to mash in?

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 12-01-2016 at 11:57 PM
    Thanks! Can the haze cause any off flavors?It's flavorless. It does tend to shorten the shelf
    life, but that generally isn't a concern with IPA.

  • Posted in thread: fermenting on the mash, for beer. on 12-01-2016 at 11:54 PM
    Well, the obvious difference is that you need to boil the wort prior to fermenting and I don't
    think you want to boil all the grain, right? So, that means you separate the wort from the
    grain, then bo...

  • Posted in thread: Hard Pipe for CO2 on 11-26-2016 at 02:10 PM
    Copper and stainless both work, but copper is a lot easier to work with.

  • Posted in thread: Recirculating mash question... on 11-21-2016 at 06:23 PM
    If you didn't last time, try a really coarse crush. You do not need a fine crush to get quick
    conversion when recirculating. The finer the crush, the slower you'll have to run your pump to
    avoid compa...

  • Posted in thread: Pale Mild and English IPA on 11-21-2016 at 06:06 PM
    You can definitely top up the fermenter to your intended volume for extract batches. Most
    people do that.

  • Posted in thread: Suck back during cold crashing and a poss remedy? on 11-20-2016 at 08:51 PM
    Unfortunately it's much more then the real gas law predicts. As the beer cool, gas is more
    soluable in the beer so it dissolves from the head space into the beer, continuing the vacuum.
    This probably ...

  • Posted in thread: Suck back during cold crashing and a poss remedy? on 11-19-2016 at 06:16 PM
    Anybody remember PV=nrt? Fropping the temp from 65 to 32 (291 to 273 in kelvin) means you drop
    the volume og gas by (291-273)/291 = 7%. IF you just have gas moving, you'll draw in about 7%
    of the volu...

  • Posted in thread: Sad day - first bad batch of beer on 11-12-2016 at 06:45 PM
    I think you are going to have to describe the issue a little more than just "bad batch" to get
    constructive feedback.