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Posted in thread: first all grain / very low gravity on 03-29-2013 at 02:00 AM
I can confirm that sparging with your wort actually lowers the gravity of the wort. I lost .006
when I tried it. Not much, but significant.
Posted in thread: Super attenuated cream ale on 03-26-2013 at 12:48 AM
Update. the cream ale turned out very clear and light. I'm not crazy about the slight taste of
corn (at least that's what I think it is). I think I'll halve the corn next time. Or maybe I'll
Posted in thread: Efficiency, Mash and Sparge on 03-25-2013 at 09:39 PM
Hope you get some experienced input on your thread. I've been struggling with low efficiency
Posted in thread: OG question on 03-25-2013 at 12:34 PM
Generally speaking a pitchable tube/pack/dry packett will do about a 1.040 to 1.045 beer
without needing more yeast/starter. AT 1.060 you really need a 2nd pack of yeast and or a
starter, and above 1....
Posted in thread: Russian imperial stout on 03-21-2013 at 02:48 AM
made the RIS at the link. It's tasty.
Posted in thread: Cream Ale No name version on 03-21-2013 at 02:37 AM
Kind of like wet dry hopping:)
Posted in thread: Question for all-grain brewers on 03-12-2013 at 01:47 AM
It is really just personal preference if you are batch sparging. If you want to fly sparge,
then a taller cooler will give a deeper grain bed.Agree. A round cooler with a false bottom
seems to work we...
Posted in thread: Super attenuated cream ale on 03-07-2013 at 02:59 AM
Correct on the mash temp... It was 148. The fermentation temp was probably 68-70. I tasted it
and it seemed OK for this stage. I was wondering if the high attenuation would rob the beer of
body, but I...
Posted in thread: Super attenuated cream ale on 03-07-2013 at 02:40 AM
I just bottled 5 gallons of cream ale after 10 days in primary. The OG was 1.048 (good to go
for cream ale). But, the final gravity is 1.002. If I calculated things correctly, the yeast
Posted in thread: Temperature way too low? on 03-02-2013 at 02:00 AM
Did it start bubbling?