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Posted in thread: converting kettle into mash tun and brew pot. on 01-21-2011 at 08:47 PM
How do you transfer to the lauter tun from your mash tun?i just scoop it into the bucket with a
pot. pretty simple and a lot more simple than using a large grain bag.
Posted in thread: converting kettle into mash tun and brew pot. on 11-18-2009 at 06:04 AM
so, its been a minute since the last post. ive been mashing in my brewpot then transferring
into my primary bucket in which i built a false bottom out of a fine screen splatter guard
thing and the fra...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe...wondering what others think on 08-12-2009 at 02:15 AM
looks pretty good. should be pretty damn bitter. it seems like a lot of carapils. did you want
more body than is typical of most IPA's?
Posted in thread: all grain with a 6.5 gallon pot??? on 07-18-2009 at 07:44 AM
i woul d say your not going to have any problems regardless of your technique, whether its only
gathering 6.25 gals of wort or gathering less, upping your grain bill and adding water, or what
i would ...
Posted in thread: temps in mashing on 07-16-2009 at 07:30 PM
update:so i read somewhere that beta-amylase doesnt get denatured until 160*. not sure if this
is true or not. also found out that alpha-amylase needs to be activated in order for beta to
work, thus t...
Posted in thread: pitching two different yeasts on 07-11-2009 at 07:21 AM
Look at the attenuations of both strains. The belgian more than likely has a higher
attenuation. You could let the english ferment out completely, then pitch the belgian strain,
which should take care...
Posted in thread: pitching two different yeasts on 07-10-2009 at 08:03 PM
so, i was inspired by a previous homebrew experiment where i bottled a euro-amber into the
dregs of a freshly poured new belgium triple, essentially adding a bit of their belgian strain
to my amber, f...
Posted in thread: Gravity still a little higher than expected; ok to rack to secondary? on 07-02-2009 at 08:21 AM
So you're saying that you leave beer in the daylight to clear? I'm stiil somewhat of a Noob but
I've not heard that before..I had read that exposure to light will sour the beer.the term
"bright" is re...
Posted in thread: who wants to help me figure out my efficiency!? on 07-02-2009 at 08:05 AM
Beersmith spits out 68.91%, pretty close to what you came up with.thanks! so i didnt do as bad
as i thought. especially since i was supposed to collect like 6 gallons of runoff or something
and only c...
Posted in thread: who wants to help me figure out my efficiency!? on 07-01-2009 at 07:05 AM
i figured it out, 67% efficiency. i think this is due to my to my low volume of sparge water
and over all wort collected.