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Posted in thread: to batch or fly on 01-13-2017 at 09:59 PM
The efficiency bump when moving to the recirculating system is more likely due to increased
conversion efficiency than improved lauter efficiency. The recirculation helps break up the
Posted in thread: CDN ProAccurate Folding Thermocouple Thermometer Giveaway on 01-13-2017 at 06:41 PM
Posted hooe I win :)
Posted in thread: to batch or fly on 01-13-2017 at 05:51 PM
I started with batch sparge but switched to fly sparge when I built my recirculating system. I
got about 8 point efficiency bump but that could be from switching from rectangular cooler with
a braid t...
Posted in thread: Help me tweak this DIPA recipe on 01-12-2017 at 05:12 PM
sounds tasty. I struggle with attenuation on big beers so would probably not add carapils.
Might change that into wheat malt if you are looking for improved head retention.
Posted in thread: Brulosophy Grain Crush Comparison on 01-12-2017 at 03:52 PM
He showed that there was no astringency introduced by pulverizing the grain. He also confirmed
pulverizing to this level was easy in his mill.Results should ease speculation about whether
there is som...
Posted in thread: Another Batch Sparging Question...Sigh on 01-11-2017 at 09:12 PM
with a large grain bill you have a few options1 - mash at less than 1.5 qt/lb - this probably
has minor impact on efficiency2 - collect more of your kettle volume from first runnings
(smaller sparge) ...
Posted in thread: Giveaway for Inkbird 1500W temperature controller on 01-11-2017 at 01:15 PM
me - I want it
Posted in thread: CBC yeast on 01-10-2017 at 09:49 PM
So I have two questions.1. I bottled an old ale that had been sitting in secondary for 3 months
plus It's high ABV so I decided to add some CBC yeast at bottling for insurance that I wouldn't
have to ...
Posted in thread: Dry hop and Cold Crash on 01-01-2017 at 10:31 PM
headspace in primary fermenter is not usually negligible. The thermal expansion of the gas in
the headspace is a real issue and you will suck in atmosphere if you cold crash in primary. I
have had goo...
Posted in thread: Just got some sad news:-( on 01-01-2017 at 10:15 PM
Farmingville down North Ocean, I thought they might be a little closer my way but Arbor would
still be quicker I think.Im in Port Jeff. You are close to me and JohnSand. We should get
together for a h...