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Posted in thread: So, who's done a sour mash? on 03-26-2011 at 08:27 PM
I just did a sour mash experiment. Basically followed Papazian's sour mash process from Joy of
Homebrewing. I took pictures, too...1 gallon batch: brewed 3-6-11OG ~1.0451.5 lbs. 2-row1 gram
Posted in thread: ton of trub; whirlpool? on 03-02-2011 at 05:48 PM
Eh the part that's beer should be ok.I take a gravity reading pre and post boil... pre boil to
see how much to boil off to hit my target gravity and post boil to see how close I came.
Posted in thread: ton of trub; whirlpool? on 03-02-2011 at 02:34 PM
let the Bk rest for thirty minutes before transfer. I use my siphon off the very edge of the
pot, and get about 1/4 to 1/2" of grub and yeast in my better bottles.I do the same thing.
Posted in thread: Decoction mash thoughts... boil the whole thing? on 02-28-2011 at 02:26 PM
OK, fcwegnm0b; it was your idea you have to be the guinea pig and try it out.:DFair enough.
Nothing against small batch experiments, but first... next time I brew I'll pull maybe a pint
of mash, check...
Posted in thread: Decoction mash thoughts... boil the whole thing? on 02-25-2011 at 05:39 PM
raising the grain to boiling temp may release more starches in which case your amylase enzyme
would have already been destroyed so you would not be able to convert those starches.Ah I
didn't think abo...
Posted in thread: Decoction mash thoughts... boil the whole thing? on 02-25-2011 at 04:47 PM
Single infusion mashing is getting boring, so I was reading up on decoction mashing. I haven't
tried the technique yet, but all my reading brought up an idea. First, I am to understand the
point of do...
Posted in thread: All grain vs PM brewing on 02-23-2011 at 01:29 PM
My question is... can I continue to make "good" beer and never move up to All Grain
brewing?Hell yea. Look into a fermentation chamber / some way to keep the fermenting beer at a
nice steady temp. Pit...
Posted in thread: Backyard Classic turkey fryer, sooty yellow flame on 01-31-2011 at 02:56 PM
Bump. I have the same problem... anyone know a fix?
Posted in thread: skipping sparge for high gravity wort on 01-28-2011 at 02:05 PM
heheh, thats my thread.Derp! Sorry for the redundancy. I posted over on your first thread
before I saw this one... should pay closer attention to usernames...Anyway let us know when you
brew this... i...
Posted in thread: skipping sparge for high gravity wort on 01-26-2011 at 03:58 PM
Check out this thread. We've been talking about a plan for a 1-2 gallon 1.100 batch.Like Hex