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Posted in thread: Any advantage with 2 mash tuns? on 03-24-2016 at 11:26 PM
So.....I had a small mash tun and decided to build a medium mash tun. I was about to sell the
small mash tun when I realized that maybe I ought to keep it. Is there any advantage to mashing
Posted in thread: Thin and flat beer question on 01-16-2014 at 10:45 AM
Hi Bill - I add the sugar immediately before bottling the beer after it has been dissolved in
hot water. I also let the water cool to room temperature before adding it in.
Posted in thread: Thin and flat beer question on 01-14-2014 at 10:56 AM
Hi guys - I wrote this message e while back and have since brewed an american amber ale. I did
not get the thin, watery results I had been getting. It is very rich and full bodied. However,
Posted in thread: Volume target of pre-boil wort on 01-22-2013 at 11:05 AM
Hello guys - If I am shooting for 5 gallons of post boil wort how much pre-boil wort should I
start with? I know there is no one correct amount as there are so many variables but I am
looking for orde...
Posted in thread: Stir grain bed while sparging? on 01-20-2013 at 09:56 PM
Hi guys - when I am sparging my mash I use a continuous sparge - I add 170F water on top of my
grain bed and draw from the bottom of the grain bed at the same slow rate that I am adding my
Posted in thread: Gravity questions and clarification please on 11-08-2012 at 11:39 PM
Hello everyone and thanks for your prompt responses. I am embarrassed by how inaccurate I was
in my thinking but I am glad I asked because your answers helped clarify some problems I was
Posted in thread: Gravity questions and clarification please on 11-08-2012 at 10:48 PM
Hello – I am getting back into brewing after a 10 year hiatus. Things have changed a little
bit, mostly terms and technology, and I am a little confused in the area of gravity readings.
Please review ...
Posted in thread: Thin and flat beer question on 11-03-2012 at 01:20 AM
Hi Woodland - just to verify...mashing for a longer amount of time would produce a thinner beer
and sparging at lower than 170 would also lean towards a thinner beer? That seems
counter-intuitive but ...
Posted in thread: Thin and flat beer question on 11-02-2012 at 10:30 AM
Hi Bill, thanks for the response, I will try calibrating my thermometer to boiling water and
compare against some other thermometers I have that I use for grilling. If memory serves me
correctly, I ai...
Posted in thread: Thin and flat beer question on 11-02-2012 at 12:44 AM
Hello - I used to brew great beer but then jobs, wife and kids got in the way for about 10
years. I am trying to get back into brewing but I am having horrible luck. I brew all grain
recipes and the l...