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  • Posted in thread: OG reading question - irish moss throwing it off? on 03-31-2013 at 03:27 AM
    It just means you got a slightly better efficiency during the mashing processes. what is on the
    bottom isn't dense enough to support that lead weighted hydrometer.

  • Posted in thread: Will this work to crush my grains? on 03-24-2013 at 05:32 AM
    No it is used to make flour which is too fine for beer. Second just get a corona style mill
    like rm-mn suggested since it will pay for it self from the savings of buying your grain in

  • Posted in thread: Floaty bits in my brew - safe to drink? on 03-10-2013 at 07:43 PM
    Nothing to worry about, they will settle to the bottom.

  • Posted in thread: Upward infusion mash on 03-10-2013 at 07:37 PM
    Infusion mashing is the process of achieving the rest temperatures either by adding measured
    amounts of water heated to carefully calculated temperatures to the mash or using direct heat
    to heat the m...

  • Posted in thread: Tiny bubbles on 03-09-2013 at 02:08 AM
    More then likely it wasn't quit done fermenting. Let it go and when the activity stops check
    the FG till it steadies.

  • Posted in thread: How do you bottle condition lagers? on 03-05-2013 at 05:55 AM
    Do not do step 5. It looks like you'll be introducing to much Co2 to you wort. The yeast still
    needs some O2 to produce the Co2 for carbonation. I would dissolve my priming sugar in a small
    amount of ...

  • Posted in thread: Too much foam/head in fermenter? on 02-27-2013 at 12:35 AM
    absolutley nothing and do nothing! it's just fine let the yeast do its thing.

  • Posted in thread: How long after no chill does it take for pitching yeast temp on 02-21-2013 at 04:48 AM
    I've done this before and it will take about 24hrs for a 5 gal batch.

  • Posted in thread: Adding Orange Zest on 02-21-2013 at 04:18 AM
    Orange Zest still has some of the pith so will add bitterness to your brew. So you'll either
    have to cut back on your hops slightly or go to you LHBS and pick up some sweat orange peel.
    which ever met...

  • Posted in thread: Is it possible to reduce bitterness from dry hopping? on 02-15-2013 at 06:05 AM
    I think you will just have to let it age and some of the bitterness will mellow out.

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