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Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-28-2017 at 07:17 PM
Just started the boil. Planned pre-boil OG was 1.040 and ended up at 1.050 set at 75% brew
house efficiency. Hell of a system.
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-28-2017 at 01:03 AM
And i just let mine go full bore with 80-85 efficiency and going to keep it that way. Like I
said ... it's a Coke vs Pepsi preference thing.Seems like there's no wrong way, at least to
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-27-2017 at 12:30 PM
Only true way to know is just calculate your efficiency. I'm hovering in the low 80's with
dialing the valve back some to just allowing a little bit to go down the pipe. I also do 90
minute mashes tho...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-27-2017 at 02:57 AM
I ordered directly off the Grainfather website last week. It arrived in 4 days time. I didn't
know there was a shortage. Though I just had a look and it isn't listed anymore. Wow! Guess I
got lucky. W...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-27-2017 at 01:51 AM
So has anyone used the new controller yet? I received mine on Tuesday and will be having the
maiden run with this on Saturday.I just imported my recipe out of Beersmith and was wondering
if anyone kne...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-20-2017 at 12:36 PM
Concerning the new controller, I read the description of it AFTER I bought it [emoji3] as that
was never a question. Anyway, the description says 2000w heating. I'm wondering if this new
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-30-2015 at 03:02 AM
The most I've used was just shy of 3oz. I'm not particularly keen on IPA's so I don't
anticipate using much more than that. [emoji6]
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-30-2015 at 02:38 AM
I also do not use any form of hop filter. I just throw it all right into the kettle. And notice
how clear this beer is....326159
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-30-2015 at 02:34 AM
When chilling the wort,are you guys running the cooled wort into fermenter after one pass,or
are you recirculating it a couple of times?Do not recirc the wort from the chiller back into
the kettle. Co...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-27-2015 at 02:05 PM
I brew with the GF the same way I have always brewed. Anything that will be coming in contact
with boiling wort does not need to be sanitized beforehand as the boil itself will take care of
that. As l...