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Posted in thread: Salt Additions & Water Volumes on 12-30-2012 at 12:40 AM
I'm planning on brewing an AG partial boil. 3.5gal boil, 5.5gal final vol (i.e. 2 gal top-off
water). I'm using all RO water and doing salt additions. Do I calculate for, and thus treat,
ALL 5.5 gal o...
Posted in thread: Help evaluating crush on 12-01-2012 at 06:49 PM
What have you BIABers found to be best for your crushes? How fine? Do you contidion your malt
with BIAB? If so, does it help with anything, or does it not make a lot of difference for BIAB?
Posted in thread: Help evaluating crush on 12-01-2012 at 02:32 AM
Thanks for the feedback!Since I'm doing BIAB and stuck sparges aren't an issue, could I co
finer than this? I've heard that more shredded hulls can create harsh flavors in the beer. But
then I've also...
Posted in thread: Help evaluating crush on 12-01-2012 at 01:56 AM
I just did a test crush with my new Corona-style mill. The pictures show 3 different crushes
(the first two look very similar though). The last picture shows about how tight I set my
plates. No mods t...
Posted in thread: Overpitching on 11-25-2012 at 05:12 PM
I've heard it's difficult to overpitch on a homebrew scale. Does anyone know the actual
threshold for overpitching? Is there any quantitative rule-of-thumb? I use Mr Malty, but would
like to know what...
Posted in thread: Is this too much yeast? on 11-25-2012 at 04:45 PM
So as a followup... does anyone know where the threshold is for overpitching? Is there a
Posted in thread: Is this too much yeast? on 11-18-2012 at 03:20 AM
Thanks! I've seen posts about the possibility of pitching too much, but never how much is too
Posted in thread: Is this too much yeast? on 11-18-2012 at 02:35 AM
I'm planning on doing a 3.5gal Pale Ale tomorrow with Danstar Notty dry yeast. I have the 11g
package. Mr. Malty says to use 0.6 of this package for my batch. Any issues with just using the