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Posted in thread: Slow conversion - any suggestions? on 04-24-2012 at 06:03 PM
Awesome info!! Thanks for all the suggestions. MO is a couple years old, stored inside not
crushed, sealed but not 100% airtight. Crushed all grains the day before brewing, kept airtight
Posted in thread: Slow conversion - any suggestions? on 04-24-2012 at 05:19 PM
Crush was done by LHBS. I thought it was a little too much; a bit of fines at the bottom of the
bag. Husks were open, but still attached. Didn't get pH, need new strips. Using well water with
Posted in thread: Slow conversion - any suggestions? on 04-24-2012 at 02:04 PM
Did my third all grain (well, threw in 0.4 lb Amber DME because it was left over) this weekend
and have had ok time to conversion (40 min - 1 hr) in the past. This time it took over an hour
and I don'...
Posted in thread: Thermos mash tun temp on 10-20-2011 at 05:13 AM
Thanks everyone. Fiddled with BeerSmith and pretty much hit it all spot on. I'll post how it
Posted in thread: Thermos mash tun temp on 10-06-2011 at 12:48 AM
Thanks for all the info. Plan to try it in a couple weekends!
Posted in thread: Thermos mash tun temp on 10-02-2011 at 02:15 PM
Ran my first AG in my new 10 gal thermos mash tun (as described on HBT - thanks). Missed my
mash temp (low) even when using beersmiths parameters. Anyone have any suggestions about
pre-warming the the...
Posted in thread: Partial Mash Recipe help – IPA, Pale or ??? on 11-05-2010 at 11:39 AM
I have been using DeathBrewer's Easy Partial Mash directions, and my grains max out around 8
lbs. I can always get more DME, thats just what was left from the last couple batchesSMASH
sounds like a go...
Posted in thread: Partial Mash Recipe help – IPA, Pale or ??? on 11-05-2010 at 02:28 AM
I need some help with suggestions for a partial mash recipe IPA, Pale, American, etc to use up
some extra ingredients.Here's what I have on hand:Maris Otter Pale Malt - 15+ lbsPelleted
Willamette - lo...
Posted in thread: Flying with beer on 02-12-2010 at 05:44 AM
Don't try shipping it. It's not legal, and FedEx gets real mad when it breaks and they
investigate what it is. ;)I brought home a few Alltech Burbon Ales in my checked bag without
any problem or hassl...
Posted in thread: 1st batch; relaxed, but starting to worry on 01-31-2009 at 03:29 AM
First off, thank you everyone for all the input.Estimated ending gravity on the kit is
1.012-1.01. I didn't get much sediment into the secondary so not sure hom much I can kit it up.
No concerns about...