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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.
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.