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Posted in thread: dilution factor... on 07-24-2016 at 10:28 AM
It seems like you pulled the first mil from an unmixed slurry,maybe a slug from the bottom.
Posted in thread: New grain mill, now getting rubbish efficiency? on 07-24-2016 at 10:23 AM
You should be able to power that with a small drill, that speed helps pull the grain into the
Posted in thread: Good cheap recipe! on 07-22-2016 at 12:57 PM
What size batches do you make? You have large induction burners with large SS kettle/MLT?With
bulk grain and hops, you can get a batch done for about $12, which is very cheap!I do 10 gal
with a mashtu...
Posted in thread: Adding calcium chloride and sulfate to the mash or boil? on 07-21-2016 at 11:44 AM
Thanks to AJ, Martin, and Siebel I understand water better,and use acidulated malt for pH
adjustment and the salts as seasonings like salt and pepper. Each beer style has a specific
water mineral prof...
Posted in thread: Good cheap recipe! on 07-21-2016 at 11:18 AM
My way of brewing cheap beers is to purchase 50 lb bags of grain , 1 lb bags of hops, and reuse
yeast. All my beers are cheap. Induction burners instead of propane or ng use 1/8 the energy. I
Posted in thread: What's the oldest yeast you've used? on 07-19-2016 at 11:34 AM
I was gifted a pint jar with ~2" of compacted yeast(410 wlp). It sat in the fridge for almost
one year, so I made some bread wit it LOL and it was awesome so made a starter and did 4
batches of wit my...
Posted in thread: Missed Gravity again for the third straight time!! Any help appreciated!! on 07-03-2016 at 11:48 AM
With the info given you are supposed to get ~75% efficiency from that kit. Even if you iodine
test completed conversion, if your grain crush is too coarse, and there are whole corns it will
look good ...
Posted in thread: Infected starter on 07-03-2016 at 11:12 AM
Ya, you have to decant a cold starter rite away or the cake starts to bubble up like little
Posted in thread: Walk me off the RIMs ledge...or not! on 06-24-2016 at 11:09 AM
Since you have a pump set up for the rims, skip the rims and get the screen from Bobby M and
set the bag on it and just recirc with a VERY LOW flame. I have a 220 induction set up and am
thinking of d...
Posted in thread: Starter Question on 06-24-2016 at 10:40 AM
Why not just leave the wort in the kettle? It's sanitized. Chill to 80 or so drain some into
flask and pitch at high K in the morning. I do this all the time and have never got