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Posted in thread: Mouthfeel question on 06-29-2015 at 02:22 AM
Priceless is right, full volume mashing does seem to lead to better efficiencies. All that
said, it doesn't really matter if you aren't measuring. How much water are you using to mash?
What is your pr...
Posted in thread: Pedal Pub Shenanigans on 06-25-2015 at 04:14 PM
I have done a pedal pub here in Indianapolis. The operators here seem to avoid running during
periods of high traffic. This seems to help avoid much of the "hate" you are seeing. It is fun,
but it is ...
Posted in thread: Interesting experiment with frozen, unboiled wort. on 06-24-2015 at 05:24 PM
you didn't need the extra yeast as the yeast in the fermenter would have eaten up the new
sugars. Adding the extra yeast won't hurt anything though.
Posted in thread: IPA fermentation temp on 06-23-2015 at 04:02 PM
+1 to what MadHomebrewer said. You usually want to aim for the low end of the temperature range
for the first few days (72 hours ish) By then, the bulk of the heavy fermentation activity has
Posted in thread: Poor head retention, everything seems ok? on 06-22-2015 at 04:14 PM
I think head retention is more likely an issue from your bottle conditioning process. 2 weeks
is usually the earliest it would be ready depending on temps. You might want to wait longer.
Posted in thread: Going all grain - equipment purchases on 06-22-2015 at 04:06 PM
+1 to going BIAB. I have a very similar experience in that I am the primary consumer of the
beers I brew. As such, 5gallon batches work for me. I made the switch to all-grain by going to
BIAB using a ...
Posted in thread: help using BIAB calculator for first time on 06-22-2015 at 03:54 PM
that seems right for a pot that big and a batch that size.
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-22-2015 at 03:47 PM
count me in. Also, nice site.
Posted in thread: Too much hops added on 06-22-2015 at 03:42 PM
Totally agree on waiting it out. Never judge a beer by the taste going into the fermenter. No
way you can judge at that point. The yeast needs to do their thing and then you need CO2 to
really get the...
Posted in thread: Acid Rest on 06-10-2015 at 04:52 PM
Well water does make it tough. You really need a water report to use your well water and know
what you are working with. You might still do a google search to see if anyone in your area has
posted a w...