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Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-01-2016 at 01:20 AM
I haven't gone that high yet, only to 15#. Interesting point that it was circulating through
those side holes, how high then was that on the overflow tube? Maybe throw in some rice hulls
in larger bat...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-30-2016 at 02:38 PM
what's the max grain bill folks have used? I just made a rye porter that was just shy of 17lb
and noticed that when mashing, it was almost topped off. i noticed that while mashing and
Posted in thread: Warm 'lager' conditioning after fermentation? on 11-30-2016 at 02:31 AM
thanks for the input. since the cool period seems crucial, i'm thinking i'll either wait or
just buy another igloo cooler to lager in.
Posted in thread: Warm 'lager' conditioning after fermentation? on 11-29-2016 at 03:45 AM
sorry, do not keg. just don't have the extra cash for the set up right now.
Posted in thread: Is Secondary Fermentation Still Common Practice? on 11-29-2016 at 03:33 AM
i rarely do unless it'll be aged for longer than a week or two after it's done fermenting. One
question i've had is if adding a small amount (maybe 2-3 oz) of boiled sugar to the secondary
Posted in thread: Warm 'lager' conditioning after fermentation? on 11-29-2016 at 03:17 AM
Hello,I'm working on plans to make my first official lager. Right now i'm using an igloo cooler
for cold fermenting. it works well can keep a cold temp pretty easily by switching out cold
Posted in thread: Sulfur smell and yeast not dropping out on 11-17-2016 at 04:55 AM
i have a cider fermenting w/ s-04 and am getting some sulfur smell, but for usually don't get
it when brewing ales.
Posted in thread: avoiding oxidation: adding sugar to secondary to drive out CO2? on 11-15-2016 at 04:55 AM
i've heard of folks saying to avoid racking into a secondary fermenter because it can increase
oxidation of the beer. i was wondering if adding a small amount of boiled sugar (maybe 2-3 oz?)
Posted in thread: help w/ New England IPA recipe, Calcium Choride amount? on 11-15-2016 at 02:30 AM
i'm cutting the honey malt back to 4 oz. and thinking about possibly subbing it w/ the same
amount of special b instead. i used a little w/ a recent ipa and it really made some of the
fruity hops real...
Posted in thread: help w/ New England IPA recipe, Calcium Choride amount? on 11-14-2016 at 02:17 AM
Batch size? Six gallons I'm guessing?only 5 gallon. i'm only getting around 65 efficiency but
am working out the kinks on my new grainfather. might dial it down if i get better efficiency
the next cou...