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Posted in thread: reason for missed gravity on 05-05-2015 at 01:51 PM
Well good luck all the things we mentioned have been reasons. If your next batch comes out low
as well it might be time to take better notes through out the entire process again. Been there
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Posted in thread: reason for missed gravity on 05-04-2015 at 09:27 PM
Right, that's why I was saying I don't think it would account for being 10 points off. But
assuming the worst (that the rye malt didn't get crushed at all and didn't give you anything),
you would have...
Posted in thread: reason for missed gravity on 05-04-2015 at 06:19 PM
Have you ever brewed with rye malt before? Rye doesn't have a husk like barley and it's a
little smaller. I believe if you don't tighten your gap for it you won't crush it very well. I
don't know if t...
Posted in thread: reason for missed gravity on 05-04-2015 at 05:29 PM
If you your process is the same as always, have you always mashed with grain to water ratio the
same? This one is a tough one and might require some long thinking. Mashing at 1.50 grain/water
I don't ...
Posted in thread: reason for missed gravity on 05-04-2015 at 04:12 PM
10 points is a big difference, are you sure your hydrometer was calibrated? That's the first
thing I look at before I start breaking it down. Looking at your profile you have been on the
site for a fe...
Posted in thread: New 1.5" Tri Clover dip tubes from Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 04-29-2015 at 10:44 PM
Cool, I like this if your converting your current system into a tri clamp system!
Posted in thread: All grain first lager, advise needed. on 04-15-2015 at 05:16 PM
Ok so it looks like there is still some air lock activity about once every 5-7 minutes. So ill
just keep it at 60 and forget about it for a few weeks and then recheck the gravity then.
Posted in thread: All grain first lager, advise needed. on 04-13-2015 at 08:06 PM
I wouldn't worry about your stater for a 1051 and had a 1058. I don't think that will play that
much of a difference.
Posted in thread: All grain first lager, advise needed. on 04-13-2015 at 07:44 PM
I was chatting with a pro brewer the other day and we got on this topic of missing mash temps.
He was saying when you miss high and try to drop temp you still started converting the starched