Last Activity:03-29-2014 5:32 PM
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Posted in thread: Dry yeast in "big beer" on 03-26-2014 at 12:12 PM
I have heard many home brewers say that you should not use dry yeast for a starter. I have also
heard, however, that one 11.5g packet should suffice for a beer up to 1.060 OG. I plan on
brewing a high...
Posted in thread: Cold brew coffee amount on 01-30-2014 at 03:26 PM
Hi,Does the oil from the coffee have a negative affect on getting good carbonation? I use corn
sugar to carb in bottles.
Posted in thread: Stepping Up Starter...did I do this right? on 01-17-2014 at 02:02 PM
Looking for some clarification on whether or not I stepped up my starter correctly. I've done
several starters before, but this is the first one I've had to step up. OG = 1.088, yeast
production date ...
Posted in thread: Water absorption on 01-07-2014 at 11:01 PM
Hey guys im sorry for a question I know has been answered but I cant find the thread. Im all
grain and need to know how much water per pound is absorbed to do my nect batch. I dont have
beer smith or ...
Posted in thread: Is 209°F Enough for an AG Boil? on 01-06-2014 at 03:11 PM
I use two pots and once volume is reduced I combine into one pot for the last 30 minutes.
Posted in thread: bucket lid with 1" blowoff tube? on 12-10-2013 at 01:31 PM
I was wondering if anyone modified their bucket lids for 1" blowoff tubes? I don't have $50 for
glass carboysGet a better bottle, 12.00 on sale
Posted in thread: Worst brewing accident yet! on 12-06-2013 at 11:13 PM
Was going for an OG 1.065 and ended up with 1.066, what a mess!
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge Volume on 12-06-2013 at 11:05 PM
Changing your mash tun setup has no effect on grain absorption. The only things that would
affect your grain absorption are the types of grain used (some grains absorb more water than
others) and mayb...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge Volume on 12-06-2013 at 12:24 AM
How would one go about improving their system for less grain absorption?Hop, what I did was go
from stainless steel braid setup to copper manifold setup. With the manifold it took me various
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge Volume on 12-05-2013 at 12:16 AM
No, he's losing 6 liters to absorption and dead space in his mash tun. Grain absorption is
pretty much constant on everyone's system, the only variable here would be deadspace. It sounds
like he only ...