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  • Posted in thread: Problems with grain bed not settling. on 08-20-2013 at 03:22 AM
    This is a good tip. Thanks! I normally just hold off re-adding my vorlauf until the wort level
    is low and the grains are squarely sitting on the bottom of the tun. I'll definitely try this
    next time t...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with grain bed not settling. on 08-20-2013 at 03:22 AM
    I had problems with a bunch of grain getting past my false bottom. First of all, make sure your
    pickup tube connections are tight so no grain can get in above the false bottom. Also, just as
    a sanity ...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with grain bed not settling. on 08-19-2013 at 03:42 AM
    I'm with the: either you are pouring back into the mash tun and disturbing the grain bed or
    grain is getting past your false bottom.The other question is are you opening the valve wider
    after you vorl...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with grain bed not settling. on 08-19-2013 at 03:40 AM
    Cover your grain bed with aluminum foil during mashing. Then when vorlaufing, stab a few holes
    in the foil (I use my thermometer probe) and pour the runnings onto the foil. It prevents the
    recirculate...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with grain bed not settling. on 08-18-2013 at 02:49 AM
    What makes you say that the grain bed is not settling? There is a lot of science between water
    volume at mash vs. Sparge. Personally I dont think it makes *that* much of a difference. You
    dont want su...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with grain bed not settling. on 08-17-2013 at 07:45 PM
    Okay, I have brewed two all grain recipes and during both vourlaufing steps, I could NEVER get
    the bed to settle. My temps were correct, I believe I mixed in well enough and made sure there
    were no do...

  • Posted in thread: Good beginning recipe for new all grain brewing? on 08-16-2013 at 03:54 PM
    Any advice on a good all grain kit or recipe for someone starting out? Is one style easier than
    another?

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 08-14-2013 at 01:10 AM
    Fermenting away!

  • Posted in thread: Lets see pics of your homebrewing disasters! on 08-13-2013 at 04:58 AM
    Broke my 5 gallon fermenter tonight full of a cream ale 5 minutes after I put it in...:mad:5
    hours wasted but a valuable lesson learned...:smack:

  • Posted in thread: 10 Gallon Cooler - Mash Tun - Temp Problems on 08-10-2013 at 06:19 AM
    dyqik - how do you establish your grain temp. I am definitely not adjusting this setting in the
    software.I'll try preheating on my next batch. Finished for today, with my previously mentioned
    work aro...

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