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Posted in thread: A couple Observations.... on 02-20-2011 at 11:25 PM
When my FG comes out lower than expected, it's usually because I had trouble maintaining my
mash temps. Lower temps usually makes a more fermentatble wort, and so a lower FGThis ^^I would
ensure your ...
Posted in thread: First foray into All Grain - Is my grain bill too weak? on 02-20-2011 at 11:21 PM
Okay that makes sense. For the rolled oats, is a single step infusion fine? Do I need to grind
the oats up at all prior to the infusion (ei, make them more like quick oats)?I'm sure someone
Posted in thread: finding oak to use and not pay for it on 10-24-2010 at 02:31 PM
Does anybody know if using oak that has been kilned? I have some left over scraps of white oak
hardwood flooring (not the prefinished type) that I was interested in shaving and adding to the
Posted in thread: HELP - Continuous off flavor on 06-08-2010 at 07:39 PM
Sorry, I wasn't that clear about the temps. The mash water is @ 170, yielding a mash temp of
149-151. Then I mash out to raise the mash to about 170 ish.
Posted in thread: HELP - Continuous off flavor on 06-06-2010 at 12:16 PM
My beers attenuate pretty well I think (75-80%)- I have been using US05 (can't seem to justify
the switch to liquid yeast yet with the grainy results I keep getting).I am curious about the
Posted in thread: HELP - Continuous off flavor on 06-04-2010 at 11:39 PM
The grain bills are generally based on Briess pale malt. Not sure what my gap settings are -
I'll have to get some feeler gauges.The thermometers I have don't seem to be accurate across
the entire ran...
Posted in thread: HELP - Continuous off flavor on 06-04-2010 at 06:00 AM
I have been experiencing a kind of "grainy" flavor to many of my batches lately - I'm not sure
what the cause of the flavor would be. I am back and forth between 2 potential causes:1. Low
Posted in thread: Freezer Help on 05-19-2010 at 03:28 AM
I was just adding a wooden collar to an old freezer to convert it to a keezer - I was adding
some mending plates to the inside of the freezer and all of a sudden... a hiss. I have tried to
plug it - t...
Posted in thread: Over attenuation - I think i may be on to something. Diagnosis and solution? on 05-14-2010 at 02:49 AM
Just to re-iterate the points above - I have been having the same issue - my beers finish lower
than expected, and my process was almost identical to the one initially described. Checked my
Posted in thread: Good Summer Wedding Reception Brew? on 05-12-2010 at 02:39 AM
A previous Coors brewmaster posted a recipe for a Blue Moon clone - sounds like your wife might
like that if she likes the Sunset Wheat.