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Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 08-28-2016 at 03:00 PM
brewed my second batch yesterday. Pros: -a lot less grain in the wort this time. probably
because i wasn't dumb and didn't dunk it a bunch like tea bag when trying to do a low temp mash
step when i ov...
Posted in thread: Gelatin Finnings: what happens to the gelatin? on 08-16-2016 at 03:07 AM
wanted to follow up on this. found it took about 3 times longer to carb than beers without
gelatin added. i noted a little film build up at the top of the bottles (couldn't get a good
picture of it to...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 08-11-2016 at 02:51 AM
one thing that might have been the reason for all the grain in my boil was that i tried doing a
low mash at 113F for 10 minutes. I gathered hot water from my tap for this and has a starting
temp of ab...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 08-07-2016 at 08:52 PM
just started boiling my first batch. i'm noticing a LOT of husks in the boil, at lease more
than i got with my cooler mash tun with braid in it. I've scraped about a good 2 cups worth of
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 08-07-2016 at 03:35 AM
i got mine yesterday and did a cleaning and test boil today. one think i was having issues with
is the pump not always working. it seems to work better if i don't have valve shut off before
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 08-05-2016 at 01:51 AM
ordered mine this week and should be getting it tomorrow. CAN"T WAIT! not sure if i'll be able
to brew with it this weekend but will definitely assemble and maybe do a test boil.
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 07-22-2016 at 06:13 PM
Received my Grainfather from Amazon yesterday. Both the kettle and the basket were dented. I've
got to say the packaging from the factory looks woefully insufficient. Very limited bubble wrap
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 07-16-2016 at 03:14 PM
Well I ordered the Grainfather, the coat, and the sparge water heater. I haven't brewed since
2012 because I went to grad school, so I'm pretty excited to get back into it, although I never
did all gr...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jack's Dry Yeast Equivalence Table on 07-13-2016 at 03:48 AM
thanks also. i love safeale 02 but hate the low attenuation. the dry whitbread strain is a
nicer alternative and it's nice to see there is a cheaper dry yeast version.
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 07-13-2016 at 12:26 AM
Yep 4-5 hours here as well. Allow yourself a little extra time for your first brew just so you
can familiarize yourself with the the equipment.i'm curious about how much of that is active
work. i've b...