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Posted in thread: Can't restart a stuck fementation on 12-11-2013 at 12:14 PM
Not to pile on but, if the guy has 1k posts on HBT you gotta figure he's got the usual suspects
covered.One would think :o
Posted in thread: Can't restart a stuck fementation on 12-10-2013 at 10:07 PM
Sounds like to me you might have had a low mash temp. Not letting the enzymes completely
convert the starches to fermentable sugars leaving unfermentables behind raising your FG. I did
not see but wha...
Posted in thread: Palmer's batch sparge equation final clarification on 12-10-2013 at 12:05 PM
Concretely, my problem is that i can't live with that wrong equation, that's it. The other
reason of my sickness about formulas and precision is the thing that I am engineer, and i like
those two, not...
Posted in thread: low brewhouse efficiency on 12-09-2013 at 01:55 PM
Yes to both
Posted in thread: low brewhouse efficiency on 12-09-2013 at 01:43 PM
your hbs is most likely the suspect. Check there gap with a credit card if its bigger then that
it might explain the low brewhouse eff. before i got my mill i always had a 64% brewhouse. now
Posted in thread: low brewhouse efficiency on 12-09-2013 at 01:36 PM
I have tried both methods of sparging and for me it made absolutely no difference. I only batch
sparge now and routinely hit 80% mash eff. to answer your question when fly sparging it should
take a lo...
Posted in thread: Can't restart a stuck fementation on 12-09-2013 at 01:29 PM
I use a hydrometer and checked the batch twice about 2 days apart. I thought it was done at
first also so i started to cold crash it. Two days into the crash i checked the fg and realized
it was not. ...
Posted in thread: washing yeast? on 12-09-2013 at 01:02 PM
If your really looking to make it last a long time. make a double size starter on a stir plate
and save half of it and wash that. because the yeast isnt going the process of a full
fementation it wont...
Posted in thread: Can't restart a stuck fementation on 12-09-2013 at 12:44 PM
Well I re pitched with a starter of 1056 after racking it off the old yeast about 48 hrs ago.
it's started to ferment again, although very slowly. only got about a 1/4" head on it. I hope
Posted in thread: Early Morning Brews on 12-09-2013 at 12:36 PM
It's 630 am and the strike waters on