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  • Posted in thread: Will this work? on 02-14-2015 at 01:15 PM
    I would try and help, but I am not following what you are trying to do

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Help on 02-14-2015 at 01:01 PM
    The directions in the recipe are slightly confusing. It says the 3oz Amarillo at 5 min and then
    in the notes it says at flame out / whirlpool.Either way will work.As far as dry hopping
    schedule, I wou...

  • Posted in thread: Online Bulk Grain, Best Prices? on 02-10-2015 at 01:12 AM
    Also look into the group buy subforum here and see if there is one near your locale.Like
    mentioned above, if you can find a place to get bulk grain for cheap then you should take
    advantage. All that y...

  • Posted in thread: Excessive Boil Off on 02-10-2015 at 12:49 AM
    In addition to the wind blowing, there are other factors in the rate of evaporation. Ambient
    air temp and pressure, humidity and even boil kettle dimensions can affect the boil off rate.

  • Posted in thread: Measure Efficiency on 02-07-2015 at 11:03 AM
    Before you start researching exhaustively, realize that there are a couple of different types
    of efficiency that are involved in brewing. Mash efficiency is a measure of the percentage of
    the total po...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-06-2015 at 11:49 PM
    Yes indeed

  • Posted in thread: Tips on maintaining fermentation temps on 01-31-2015 at 11:24 PM
    The fermostat read 62F. I moved it to another location in the apartment where it feels less
    drafty. Stuffed an old beach towel underneath for some floor insulation. Thanks for the tip.
    Going to give i...

  • Posted in thread: First Batch Tasting on 01-31-2015 at 11:45 AM
    The "cooking sherry" taste is most likely a fusel alcohol from high fermentation temps.What
    yeast? And what temperature did most of your early fermentation take place at?The "wet
    cardboard" taste is s...

  • Posted in thread: Mash tun temperature stabilizer on 01-30-2015 at 02:47 AM
    a few wraps of some reflectix will do you wonders... And you can make it to where it just slips
    on and off the pot with ease. I have a 4 layer wrap with a lid made from it as well, and lost
    0.5F over ...

  • Posted in thread: Questioning what's happening... on 01-30-2015 at 02:35 AM
    The thermometer on the fermenter is telling you the temp on the outside edge of the beer which
    is pretty much the same temperature that the thermometer next to it. Both of which are the
    ambient temper...

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