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  • Posted in thread: Rough Estimate -IPA 2nd go need help with go on 10-26-2013 at 08:28 PM
    i mashed with a little under 4 gal of watersparged about 4.8 gal of water.(sparged till I
    reached my pre boil amount)Pre boil amount 6.3 galafter boil right around 5 galmash and sparge
    in a bag, I do ...

  • Posted in thread: Rough Estimate -IPA 2nd go need help with go on 10-26-2013 at 01:56 AM
    i dont know what the difference between batch or fly sparge. never heard those terms before. i
    use a 8 gal stock pot with a spigot on the bottom to make the mash then drain into a few pots.
    sparge dir...

  • Posted in thread: Rough Estimate -IPA 2nd go need help with go on 10-25-2013 at 11:00 PM
    Ok so i came up with a nice IPA recipe last year (see below). my mash ran a little hot around
    158ish (electric stoves suck for dialing in a specific temp).My og was 1.042 my desired og was
    1.056. In t...

  • Posted in thread: Should I add some DME to raise gravity on 02-27-2013 at 02:55 AM
    Thanks for the advise, I added the dme and its chugging along. When it's done I'll check in and
    let you all know how it turned out Cheers

  • Posted in thread: Should I add some DME to raise gravity on 02-26-2013 at 01:12 AM
    I brewed a Franziskaner clone yesterday and my gravity was much lower then expected. Around
    1.034 I was shooting for around 1.050 ish. I figured it was probably a problem with my
    spargeing. I know i m...

  • Posted in thread: First Infection? on 11-07-2012 at 06:10 PM
    thanks for the advice, i think im going to let it do its thing for about a week, since im going
    out of town and a lot of sediemt is starting to gather at the bottom. then check on it and give
    it a tas...

  • Posted in thread: First Infection? on 11-07-2012 at 02:28 PM
    the temps have been in the low to mid 60's right around 63.

  • Posted in thread: Infection, Yeast colonies, or something else? on 11-07-2012 at 03:06 AM
    Ya spiced with pumpkin spice, it tasted alright had a slight taste of plastic/vinyl, kind like
    it smelled. it's not gross just a little off. Didn't know if that was from the spices as well.
    It's why I...

  • Posted in thread: First Infection? on 11-07-2012 at 02:24 AM
    There is a bit of head space. I need to get a smaller carbon. There is probably about 6.5
    inches of head space. I gave it a little shake and the stuff started to fall like a snow globe.

  • Posted in thread: Infection, Yeast colonies, or something else? on 11-06-2012 at 11:56 PM
    This sat on the trub about 6 weeks, longer then i would have liked but was unable to transfer
    it. was going to just keg it but it had a little strange oder to it. so i put it in secondary.
    any thought...

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