Last Activity:04-27-2015 11:37 PM
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Posted in thread: Mash Tun Temp Help on 04-20-2015 at 08:11 PM
Given that your system/process gave consistent results 20 times and then suddenly changed makes
me also think something is up with your cooler. Look for small cracks in the plastic or leaks
Posted in thread: Bottling wine in mason jars? on 04-19-2015 at 07:47 PM
I think the there might be a downside to using mason jars and that is the amount of surface
area exposed to air. If you have made a small batch of wine and don't intend to age the wine
for any length ...
Posted in thread: Fly vs Batch on 04-12-2015 at 10:09 PM
Other than the possibility of (marginally) better efficiency what other pro's does fly sparging
have?What Bobby M said.
Posted in thread: Fly vs Batch on 04-11-2015 at 09:31 PM
I dunno, I think they both have tradeoffs. I have a 5-gal system and I definitely prefer to
batch sparge, but I don't think I would call it "hands down superior."
Posted in thread: liquid yeast vs. dry yeast on 04-09-2015 at 05:17 AM
I would reason to believe it was still probably 50% viable though.
Posted in thread: liquid yeast vs. dry yeast on 04-09-2015 at 03:34 AM
Are you guys doing cell counts then measuring slurry volume to get an appropriate pitch or just
chucking mason jars in?I'm not. But fortunately a lot of other well-regarded pro and amateur
Posted in thread: liquid yeast vs. dry yeast on 04-08-2015 at 08:24 PM
I have been brewing for a few years, almost entirely dry yeast due to cost and cell counts.Cost
and cell count used to be a factor for me too, but here's one way to get past it.Buy a new pack
of of li...
Posted in thread: How do you calculate grain weights based on percentages? on 04-08-2015 at 08:01 PM
An easy way to do it, assuming you use software, is to multiply each % by 10, enter these
amounts as pounds and then use a conversion tool that will adjust these amounts proportionately
until you reac...
Posted in thread: APA Recipe Question on 04-07-2015 at 10:50 PM
I was going to suggest a very similar recipe to the one giraffe just posted.5 gallonsOG:
1.054-1.056IBU: 428-10 lbs pale ale malt0.75 lbs munich malt0.75 lbs crystal 40LColumbus at 60
min. (enough to ...
Posted in thread: Reuseing yeast on 03-28-2015 at 05:52 PM