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  • Posted in thread: Grain in run off halfway through sparge on 05-13-2014 at 12:05 PM
    If I had to guess, I'd say your pump is drawing suction on your MLT, disturbing your grain bed.
    The solution is to introduce a grant into your setup, and runoff the wort into the grant using
    gravity o...

  • Posted in thread: Grain in run off halfway through sparge on 05-08-2014 at 10:50 AM
    Hi there,I always fly sparge my all grain brew. Today I noticed something odd though.I spent 25
    minutes recirculating the wort until I felt satisfied that it was 100% free from grain and then
    began fl...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation, help! on 05-13-2013 at 10:32 AM
    Right, I have solved the problem and have now reached desired gravity. Here is what I did:First
    I assessed the viability of the yeast. I filled a container with a litre of warm (20C) water
    and then m...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation, help! on 05-10-2013 at 09:18 AM
    I am fermenting a new beer with champagne yeast. My starting gravity was 1.040 and I am aiming
    to finish at 1.013 but it has been stuck at 1.020 for 4 days now. I have tried adding extra
    yeast but sti...

  • Posted in thread: Building Brewing Liquor from Distilled/deionised water on 02-07-2013 at 03:10 PM
    Hi,I was just wondering if it was possible/feasible to start with distilled water or deionised
    water, and build your own water with your own desired mineral ion content?I have very bad
    brewing water i...

  • Posted in thread: Using Pectinase at end of boil on 01-18-2013 at 11:06 AM
    Hi, I have been experimenting with adding fruit at the end of the boil but I often get a haze,
    which I assume is a Pectin haze as I have no problems with clarity in my other beers.I know
    that Pectinas...

  • Posted in thread: Orange Zest: Potential infections and long term stability problems? on 01-07-2013 at 04:22 PM
    Hi, I'm thinking about using zest in a wheat beer.Are there any potential issues with the zest
    infecting the beer, or causing any long term stability issues? If so, how do I get around
    this?I was plan...