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Posted in thread: What type of crystal malt do you keep at all times? on 03-22-2008 at 02:27 PM
Muntons 55 and 150 because they are the only two that I can get that give the flavor profile I
like. Ive tried others but they dont taste the same
Posted in thread: whoo hoo just got a refractometer on 03-22-2008 at 02:09 PM
Yeah, theyre great except the 1 drop is useless for sampling.
Posted in thread: Extract potential of Maris Otter? on 03-17-2008 at 10:11 PM
Thanks Bobby,I guessed at 38 for a typical value, which gives me about 75% efficiency, but
wanted to make sure.
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge Troubles on 03-17-2008 at 01:40 AM
Equal sizes are not important at all...the highest yield is drain the original mash first, then
make up your remaining desired preboil volume with two equally sized batch sparge infusions.Now
Posted in thread: Extract potential of Maris Otter? on 03-17-2008 at 01:31 AM
Can any of you gurus tell me what the extract potential of Maris Otter is in pppg?I'm trying to
work out my efficiency, but Ive seen figures published between 30 and 38 pppg.TIA
Posted in thread: 92% efficiency? Too good to be true? on 03-03-2008 at 11:07 PM
Added DME in the boil after topping off to 6.5 gallons. I took the above mentioned readings
before that. The only problem is (if you call it a problem), I fugured the recipie on 70%
efficiency, so my ...
Posted in thread: 92% efficiency? Too good to be true? on 03-03-2008 at 02:03 AM
Looks like 92% to me if you collected 5g without adding any extract.Congrats.
Posted in thread: band aid beer on 03-01-2008 at 01:28 AM
Had a funny thought about getting a small motorcycle radiator and using it as a wort chiller.
Anyone know if that would work? Probably still cheaper to buy a real wort chiller, LOL.That
would be a foo...
Posted in thread: How long did it take you to go all grain? on 02-29-2008 at 10:20 PM
I went to the homebrew shop on a Saturday morning to buy ingredients for an extract batch. They
didn't have any extract! (or not the one I wanted). He sold me some primitive equipment, 2
buckets, a fa...
Posted in thread: band aid beer on 02-29-2008 at 10:05 PM
I believe that the band aid flavor can come from excess bleach or from infections.1/4 cup
bleach in 5g water is much to much.Mixing bleach with vinegar is dangerous.From the complete
joy of homebrewin...