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Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day on 11-24-2016 at 03:36 AM
Happy to report.... Tonight I did a dual sparge on about the same grain bill. My 2nd sparge
still yielded 1.028 gravit and my overall gravity was 1.065. My target as 1.070 and I ended
about .25 gallon...
Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day on 11-22-2016 at 01:53 PM
Sounds like I need to use a little more sparge. The large grain bill probably soaked up more
water and I compensated by added a little more water to the kettle. Thanks for the input. I'm
Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day on 11-22-2016 at 02:54 AM
Why top off the kettle with a gallon of water vs running another gallon sparge through the
grain? Topping the kettle with water is an efficiency killer.Even cold water will extract
fermentables just f...
Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day on 11-21-2016 at 07:42 PM
My biggest fear was the possibility of un-fermentables in the final product. I did not due an
iodine test, however I always taste it and it was definitely sweet tasting.
Posted in thread: Bad Brew Day on 11-21-2016 at 03:48 PM
Saturday i brewed Northern's Grapefruit Pulpin Clone. When i ordered the kit i new it was
probably a little too much for my Mash tun (5gal) but i ordered it anyway. I have my system
down pretty good f...
Posted in thread: Minimum height for hops on 09-03-2016 at 03:07 AM
I grow mine just like yoopers example. I'm sure I could get better production with a taller
setup but I use 8' decorative trellis' as privacy walls between you the neighbors. Due to me
HOA I can't go ...
Posted in thread: A variety that is not like what I currently have on 08-29-2016 at 01:31 AM
I'd recommend crystal for wheats. It also does good in apa's. It grows like my other C hops,
yet has a German flavor and is haut different. I've grown to really love them
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 08-29-2016 at 01:26 AM
I run my dehydrator at 95 degrees for about 14 hours and that gets me down to about 18%
moisture content. I've done over 5 lbs of cascades over the lady week. I pick a pound a night
and package the fo...
Posted in thread: Has anyone grown Neomexicana hops? on 08-09-2016 at 05:15 PM
Anyone have any info on the neo mexicana's this season? We're in August, looking for some
updates. In thinking of adding a multi head here in Colorado from Great lake hops.
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 06:09 PM