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Posted in thread: Recirculating Mash Return Line on 08-22-2016 at 08:45 PM
I've used locline and now Blichman Autosparge same idea - let the return gently mix with the
wort on top of the grain bed.I believe there may be desire to avoid splashing the recirculation
Posted in thread: All Grain Isn't Working Out on 08-16-2016 at 07:16 PM
Not sure why so many people think you need to dive right into water chemistry. I would say that
your symptoms - low attenuation and off flavors - are more indicative of a problem with yeast
Posted in thread: How to make a dry yet sweet beer? on 08-05-2016 at 10:07 PM
try reducing bittering hopsIm drinking a 10% abv Tripel right now that finished at 1.006. But
it is sweet. It finishes nice and dry but up front it is malty and sweet like candy. I've seen
same in IPA...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-29-2016 at 08:18 PM
me i want it!
Posted in thread: Advice on buying a grain mill on 07-22-2016 at 02:03 PM
Ive used Barley Crusher. Run through about 2500lbs of grain so far. Works ok. Never an issue
with quality of the crush but knurls are not as grippy as they used to be and I have to give it
a little nu...
Posted in thread: Having serious oxidation issues bottling, please help on 07-18-2016 at 09:32 PM
The darkening beer thing...Is it possible this is haze particles falling out of suspension in
the bottle? As beer clears it tends to appear darker. Think about the progression in the carboy
Posted in thread: Super light blonde color for IPA on 07-15-2016 at 09:24 PM
Any reason to suspect your grain source? Those all seem pretty orange for the grain bills
mentioned. I do a direct fire mash which adds some caramelization and vigorous boil and still
end up with this...
Posted in thread: Location of sight glass on 07-15-2016 at 09:03 PM
Sight glass on the brew kettle...You want to know when you have collected enough runnings (pre
boil volume)You want to monitor rate of boil off (so you don't over or under boil)You want boil
to end at...
Posted in thread: Quick sweet beer for blending on 07-11-2016 at 06:11 PM
You could also bottle some of the "too sour" beer before blending in order to be able to do a
side by side later on to really understand how the blending changed the beer.
Posted in thread: Statistical Tests in Beer Analysis on 07-01-2016 at 08:10 PM
I'm going to propose that exbeeriments like brulosopher does have their best influence on
process variables--especially when no difference emerges. In other words, it doesn't make a
difference which w...