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Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-15-2011 at 02:14 AM
If those are your numbers then you have indeed hit what you claim (at least once). And that's
great. However, this method is as you said, to make beer. If you want to repeat your beer, it's
not easy w...
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-12-2011 at 09:25 PM
I prefer not to have to hover over my tun stirring and worrying about holding temperature,
sounds complicated.Not at all, after it reaches 154-155-160 (whatever), usually achieved in 15
min or so on m...
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-12-2011 at 09:16 PM
My stove cant boil over 5 gallons comfortably so I split the 7 gallons of wort into two pots
and boil throwing the hops in per recipe. I have been getting 75%-80% efficiency everytime.
Good idea! from...
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-12-2011 at 07:51 AM
People are being too nice. This is just an overly-complicated BIAB. Look it up, you'd be better
off with it.Tried the BIAB a few times. Couldn't get the efficiency over 70% in a 20qt pot so
bought an ...
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-12-2011 at 07:30 AM
If you don't do any of the math, how do you know you get 80%? I have a hard time believing you
hit 80% when you're diluting your wort with 2 gallons of water.I have a 5 gal pot and a mash
tun that I b...
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-12-2011 at 05:52 AM
Why not just mash directly in the bottling bucket?That way you can use your empty pot to heat
sparge water in the meantime. And if you are worried about heat loss during the mash, you can
wrap your bu...
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-12-2011 at 05:00 AM
I don't think it sounds like a bad method but I'm skeptical about the 80% efficiency.If I do a
recipe with less grain (like 10#) I've gotten efficiency in the upper 80s so maybe your method
Posted in thread: Easy 80% efficiency in 500 sq ft on 02-11-2011 at 05:43 AM
Anyone want to switch to all grain but live in a no bedroom apartment and don't care to or have
the money to have 2 bedrooms full of brew equipment? Also, if your reason to switch to all
grain is beca...
Posted in thread: Racked to secondary fermentation early on 09-15-2010 at 01:26 AM
:confused: (People still believe this stuff? Vomit?!?!?!?!) (which if you arbitrarily move your
beer without a hydrometer reading may only mean 1-2 days of actual fermentation, not LAG TIME
which is p...
Posted in thread: Shaking Keg for carbonating? on 09-12-2010 at 09:51 AM
If you're going to keep a keg at room temperature for a week or two (or longer), why not prime
it like a bottle and let it carb up while it's waiting for its turn in the kegerator?Thank you
for your ...