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Posted in thread: Transitioning to All Grain on 02-07-2016 at 05:10 PM
This was my guide on my first all-grain brew day, Denny Conn's cheap and easy batch sparge
brewing page. Honestly, I don't do a lot differently now. @DennySame here. After 18 years and
500 batches, ...
Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 02-04-2016 at 04:05 PM
Awesome, thanks man! So then, if I shoot for about that 1.65 qt/lb and I'm within 4 liters,
then I should be good?Absolutely.
Posted in thread: Experimental Brewing podcast Episode 7 on 02-03-2016 at 04:20 PM
Episode 7 of our podcast is now up! On this episode we discuss the audience reaction to our
last experiment and how we’re revisiting an experiment that got Denny into experimenting. Then
the boys head...
Posted in thread: Maximizing Efficiency when Batch Sparging on 02-03-2016 at 04:19 PM
Just getting into batch sparging and really focusing on my efficiency. I work in liters, but
I'm just wanting to make sure my assumptions are correct. My aim is to get about the same
amount of wort fr...
Posted in thread: Podcast questions on 01-29-2016 at 04:58 PM
"What are some tips/techniques to fix common off flavors, such as Diacetyl, Acetaldehyde, DMS,
etc?"As an aside, my club did an Iron Brewer competition, in which we were required 3 randomly
Posted in thread: Podcast questions on 01-29-2016 at 04:57 PM
No questions at the moment, but I just wanted to chime in and say that I really enjoy the show.
Thanks for taking some of the pain out of my hour long commute to work!Thanks back!
Posted in thread: Denny Conn's Wry Smile Rye IPA on 01-29-2016 at 04:56 PM
1.010 is what Beer Smith predicted for my batch.Beersmith, or any other software, really has no
idea what the FG should be. Ignore software predictions of FG. For me, that beer finished
reliably at 1....
Posted in thread: Denny Conn's Wry Smile Rye IPA on 01-28-2016 at 04:59 PM
Interesting to see your FG finishing low. Mine did as well. OG was 1.075 and FG was 1.011.This
was my first time using Denny's favorite Yeast, I used a starter about 4 days prior to
Posted in thread: Podcast questions on 01-27-2016 at 09:53 PM
Sent one over the email, thanks for the great show Denny (and Drew, if he's lurking...)Thanks
Posted in thread: Podcast questions on 01-27-2016 at 07:51 PM
Can I add champagne yeast to a high gravity beer to drive the FG down?orWill champagne yeast
ferment the more complex sugars that most brewer's yeast can't?Some say that champagne yeast
can only ferme...