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Posted in thread: Nottingham done at 68% attenuation? on 01-16-2013 at 02:41 AM
Thanks. Good info. I gave it a gentle swirl and raised the temp up to 70, so we'll see if it'll
drop a couple points, which i guess is unlikely at this point. If not, i guess i'll just have a
Posted in thread: Nottingham done at 68% attenuation? on 01-16-2013 at 02:12 AM
9# Maris Otter.75# Light Munich.36# Black .25# Chocolate1#Crystal 201# Clover Honey (maybe this
has something to do with it?)mash 1hr @ 156 deg (or this?)...only my 4th all grain batch (BIAB)
so i'm s...
Posted in thread: Nottingham done at 68% attenuation? on 01-16-2013 at 01:25 AM
First time using Nottingham. I've read it has a high attenuation. But i've had a 1.054 porter
sitting at 63 degrees for 17 days and have only gotten down to 1.017. 68%, right? Has anybody
else had thi...
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - To Rack or Not to Rack on 01-10-2013 at 08:35 PM
Why not just tie a microfiber hops bag to the end of the siphon? That will certainly prevent
any yeast cake from entering a bottle or keg.Somebody please correct me if i'm wrong, but i
seem to remembe...
Posted in thread: HOPS-BOPS 2012 Results? on 10-17-2012 at 03:02 PM
Got my sheets back. Entered a pumpkin ale in 21A & got a 31 & 29. I'm feeling pretty good about
it considering it's my 1st competition entry. Very interesting to get feedback from someone who
Posted in thread: 25 mins into boil of 1st BIAB on 10-05-2012 at 03:35 PM
That's about what I get for my stovetop BIAB efficiency wise. I've personally found that if I
pump some heat and stir for a minute or two at 20 and 40 minutes into the mash I can maintain
temp pretty ...
Posted in thread: 25 mins into boil of 1st BIAB on 10-05-2012 at 02:46 AM
66% efficiency as far as i can figure. have to admit i'm not exact on a couple temps & volumes
to calculate gravity. not bad i guess for a 1st try. of course the only measurement that
matters will be ...
Posted in thread: 25 mins into boil of 1st BIAB on 10-05-2012 at 01:34 AM
Thanks. Just finished up. Right...obvious in retrospect that boiling off water would raise
gravity. 1.033 (adjusted for temp) to 1.050. And yes...went from 3.5 gal to about 2.5 gal. And
Posted in thread: 25 mins into boil of 1st BIAB on 10-05-2012 at 12:29 AM
I'm trying out a 2.5 gallon batch of a SNPA clone for my first attempt at this. I have to say,
it may take longer than extract, but is MUCH easier once the boil starts. No turning off heat &