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Posted in thread: Split Batch of ESB? on 04-21-2015 at 06:47 PM
IMO bitter is a pretty basic style. And while bitter, they really aren't that bitter. The best
ones are well balanced between malt and bitterness with a decently dry finish. What makes a
bitter a bitt...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Temp Help on 04-21-2015 at 05:23 AM
OP, I've been all grain brewing for about 5 years and I'm on my 3rd cooler. I now have an Igloo
cooler but my first two were rubbermaid. When I clean my cooler I often let the water overflow.
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Temp Help on 04-21-2015 at 05:13 AM
He won't or can't answer the question.He has already said that he DOES compensate for grain
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Temp Help on 04-20-2015 at 07:06 PM
Yeah I might just rethink my whole process. It's worked for about 20 successful brews and two
or three messed up mashes however that's two or three too many.It worked 20 times and now isn't
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Temp Help on 04-20-2015 at 05:29 PM
I'm pretty confused by this issue.There isn't anything random happening here.Preheating the
mash tun should help but really you could strike in without preheating and do just fine.In my
10G round cool...
Posted in thread: All-in-ones - the future of homebrewing? on 04-19-2015 at 11:46 PM
I can't imagine ever using a single vessel system after using a HLT/MT/BK system. I'm a
creature of habit and that would be stretching things a bit too far for me. I wouldn't feel
like I was brewing.T...
Posted in thread: Water is 210 degrees in hop filter during boil. on 04-19-2015 at 11:38 PM
Any pics?I'm a little confused what you're talking about but I'm figuring a metal hop spider,
or similar? Is it possible the metal that protrudes above the liquid is acting as a heat sink?
Posted in thread: Lawyers (or anyone knowledgeable): Legal question concerning LHBS! on 04-17-2015 at 07:06 PM
You keep saying it's about the principle of the thing. I think what you mean is that it's about
your emotions regarding this thing.You want to lash out because you're unhappy? Go for it.It's
not the s...
Posted in thread: Why mash out? on 04-16-2015 at 04:41 PM
so is there any point to when beersmith tells me to do a mash out step on biab? or should i
just not care about that and pull the grains when conversion is complete?Beersmith only tells
you to do a ma...
Posted in thread: Will mashing a ris at 148-149 for 90 min lead to too thin a body on 04-16-2015 at 04:21 PM
i donno, maybe. If i mashed a 1.090 barleywine at 148F I would be very concerned about it
getting too dry.i mashed a black IIPA once at 148. 1.080 down to 1.008. Being an IPA it worked
out but if it w...