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Posted in thread: A ques about batch sparging on 10-12-2014 at 06:20 AM
The reason to let it sit for 10 minutes before draining is to let the grain bed settle enough
to be a useful filter. Also hot water does a much better job dissolving the sugars left on the
grain than ...
Posted in thread: Second AG batch 75.2% efficiency on 10-12-2014 at 06:15 AM
When you say efficiency, do you mean Total Efficiency (brewhouse eff.) or Mash Efficiency?
Posted in thread: Why I skim my fermenting beer on 09-28-2014 at 03:05 PM
I think it sounds like a good idea if you are looking to do something beer-related multiple
times per day but if it doesn't make a difference in taste doesn't it just seem like a huge
waste of time?
Posted in thread: Effect of rapid fermentation on aroma on 09-28-2014 at 03:02 PM
I think the fermentation character should be the driving reason behind the temperature of the
fermentation. If you're worried about losing hop aroma while at the best fermentation temp,
Posted in thread: Bubblegum from us-05? on 09-22-2014 at 10:19 AM
I've also fermented at that temp and much hotter with that yeast without getting any bubblegum
Posted in thread: Is Muntons yeast really that bad? on 09-22-2014 at 10:18 AM
Nah, it'll be fine. I've used Muntons yeast in a Muntons kit. It turned out what I'd expect
from a kit like that.It does seem strange to suggest a non Kolsch yeast for a Kolsch. There's
really no way ...
Posted in thread: Fermenting in Kettle on 09-22-2014 at 10:15 AM
I've tried no chill in a kettle with a kvass recipe. The problem was that the hops imparted way
more bitterness than I expected because they were basically sitting in really hot wort for
Posted in thread: Stouts and Porters are not dark enough on 08-14-2014 at 06:13 AM
Don't think you guys read the last couple posts in the thread
Posted in thread: Stouts and Porters are not dark enough on 08-13-2014 at 12:28 PM
I think I may have found the answer to my problems. I only have acess to Dingeman's malt and
certain Weyerman malts. The problem is that all the black malts I can get (Carafa III special,
Posted in thread: Sour mash Berliner - should have boiled longer on 08-02-2014 at 05:03 AM
It could be... I had no gravity change over a 3 day period prior to bottling and I primed
conservatively for 2.5 volumes of CO2.I did notice a ring around the neck of the bottles. So I
must have infec...