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Posted in thread: Too Dark and High OG on 11-26-2012 at 03:02 PM
Sorry, that was the wrong use of terminology. I steep the grains for 30 minutes at 160*-165*.
Maybe I'm steeping too hot as well. I'll try your suggestion for a late edition. Thanks for the
Posted in thread: Too Dark and High OG on 11-24-2012 at 05:08 PM
I've been making extract brews and I seem to always end up with an original gravity that's up
in the 1.065 range and the colors always seem to be way too dark. I boil my grains for about 30
Posted in thread: Polyclar too early? on 08-15-2012 at 04:01 AM
I got a little overzealous (I think) and may have added polyclar too early/unneccesarily.I
brewed an Apple Ale and an Oktoberfest about a week and a half ago. Today, both were at 1.020
and hadn't move...
Posted in thread: Not enough water for wort... on 07-28-2012 at 10:41 PM
I bought the Metedeconk Summer Brew kit from the Brewer's Apprentice. It makes 5 gallons so it
calls for 2.5 gallons to steep the grains and boil the wort. After 30 minutes of steeping the