Last Activity:03-12-2014 1:04 PM
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Posted in thread: How would you fix consistent, low mash efficiency? on 03-04-2014 at 02:50 AM
I'd consider brew in a bag and do the whole thing in one pot. Thinner mash might give you more
enzyme activity. Either that or buy a bigger kettle or just do extract. Sent from my iPhone
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Posted in thread: First Biab brew on 03-01-2014 at 06:13 AM
Make reasoning for not thinking I could do a 10 gallon batch, is because my kettle is 15
gallons Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewYou just have a thicker mash. Instead of 3 quarts
per pound you have...
Posted in thread: yeasty "homebrew" taste on 02-26-2014 at 03:25 AM
I think you didn't let all the yeast drop out of solution and drank it too soon. I have a
holiday ale in a keg right now and except for the two pints I poured to taste it, I haven't
touched it. I beli...
Posted in thread: First competition - bottle cold crash? on 02-25-2014 at 02:58 AM
I'd say do it this time and save a couple bottles for the next competition and don't do it that
time and see what happens. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Cold Crashing and Bottle Carbonation on 02-25-2014 at 02:56 AM
The easiest way to clear in a bottle is to let t sit a few months. I had one batch crystal
clear and you could see the sediment on the bottom. It wasn't even a problem when I poured as
you could see t...
Posted in thread: First Biab brew on 02-25-2014 at 02:53 AM
As someone who just entered BIAB with a keggle I'd say do 3-5 five Fallon batches before going
to 10 gallon. Main reason for me would be familiarity with the process and getting my routine
down. Sent ...
Posted in thread: How's this recipe look on 02-24-2014 at 11:01 AM
My porter10lbs 2 row1 lb crystal 60L1 lb chocolateKent Golding hops to correct IBU
desiredWyeast 1056 in a 1L starter made by shakingNext batch will try 1/2 lb chocolate to
smooth it out. If that does...
Posted in thread: Help With Thin Brew! on 02-24-2014 at 10:54 AM
If you correct for the 5 points your hydrometer shows low in water, that brings your FG to
1.010, pretty close to the projected FG. Also, beer that hasn't been bottled always tastes
thinner than that ...
Posted in thread: First all grain/mash/biab help. on 02-24-2014 at 10:43 AM
I use whatever crush my local store sets their mill at (highly debated) and do not squeeze
(highly debated) and add as much water as I can to the mash (highly debated) with no mash out
(debated) or sp...
Posted in thread: First true all grain on 02-23-2014 at 01:55 AM
Wouldn't a Porter have at least some black patent?Not always. 10lbs 2 row, .5 lb chocolate .5
Crystal 60L and some hops are actually style correct on brewers friend. Sent from my iPhone
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