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Posted in thread: Very low GF's - help! on 04-12-2014 at 12:22 PM
oops - just realised the mash temp was 68 deg C. (154F)
Posted in thread: Very low GF's - help! on 04-12-2014 at 08:02 AM
i was wondering about an infection too. I bottled today and the yeast cake looked a bit
strange. Not a nice smooth paste, but almost like curds and whey.
Posted in thread: Very low GF's - help! on 04-12-2014 at 06:25 AM
pretty sure the thermometer is okay. Actually used it for my daugter's science experiment the
other day so we calibrated it against boiing water and near freezing water
Posted in thread: Very low GF's - help! on 04-12-2014 at 05:46 AM
My last couple of all grain brews have ended up with very low fg readings. The batch below
ended up with 1.001 fg!4 kg commander (an Australian pilsener type grain)fuggles 15g at 60
minsfuggles 8g at ...
Posted in thread: My beer tastes crap :( on 02-23-2013 at 08:29 PM
Gotta love this site - some great replies here - thanks!After reading your suggestions, it
could be temperature or sanitation. I can discount the grain infection as I have it crushed at
the shop and b...
Posted in thread: My beer tastes crap :( on 02-23-2013 at 10:07 AM
It will probably improve with time. How long did you leave it before tasting?it been in the
bottle about 3 weeks
Posted in thread: My beer tastes crap :( on 02-23-2013 at 05:50 AM
On my 30th grain batch and the latest really tastes like it has been strained through a rugby
players sock who has had a bout of tinia.Brew is - 3.2kg Munich 1Hallaertau aroma added at
60mins, 15mins ...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 02-02-2013 at 10:49 PM
Hi Guysmade a 14 litre brew with 100% Munich 1 grain, Hallertau hops and a Wyeast 1728 Scottish
Ale yeast. OG 1052, FG 1012 after 2 weeks in the primary. I never secondary and go straight to
Posted in thread: Low Final Gravity on 10-27-2012 at 11:57 PM
Thanks for the replies. The wort sample tasted okay so I am not worried about an infection.
Hydrometer is okay as well as I have tested it is water and also at different temps and check
with temp corr...
Posted in thread: Low Final Gravity on 10-27-2012 at 06:27 AM
I normally do all grain, but for time reasons did a lazy brew 3 weeks ago with a Coopers Real
Ale mix from the local supermarket. Steeped some crystal to add to the wort. Use a recycled
Scottish Ale y...