Matt Up North
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Posted in thread: 65% efficiency with corona mill how many more turns? on 02-09-2012 at 04:52 PM
Give it a quarter twist and go from there. I agree though, an extra pound of grain beats a
stuck sparge any day of the week. I get damn spot on 70% consistently and don't care about more
or less with ...
Posted in thread: Finally brewed again on 02-07-2012 at 06:01 PM
Welcome back! I just returned with stout as well after nine months. Bottling this week I think.
Posted in thread: Rain day = Brew Day! First IPA on 02-05-2012 at 04:07 PM
You might look into two things. I don't like more than 10% tops crystal, more often like 5%.
Next is you are really trying to make a big IPA with the gravity that high, almost IIPA. Try to
start out c...
Posted in thread: Any wine collectors out there. What did i find? on 02-05-2012 at 03:52 PM
That second one looks to be a German white made by budweiser's anheiser. Se how it says Mosel
saur ruwar or something like that? Also the qualitatswein means wine. You should email
Budweiser to find b...
Posted in thread: Russian River Pliny The Younger-Today!!! on 02-04-2012 at 06:32 PM
drove by this morning at 9:30 and the line was around the block. Hopocalypse at Drakes releases
today. I love Febrewary!
Posted in thread: bunch of screw offs... on 01-31-2012 at 05:44 AM
I corked sixty gallons in screw cap bottles and it works just fine.
Posted in thread: Fermentation, cold crash, age, carb? on 01-28-2012 at 09:41 PM
Yeah, primary for a week, clarification/dry hop for a week to ten days, cold crash three days
and you have beer. Unless it is over 1.070, that is my process for everything. That being said,
I make sur...
Posted in thread: First brew in Nine Months on 01-28-2012 at 09:31 PM
Just checked and sitting at 1.018 and beginning D-rest to finish out the ferm to around 1.016.
Trying hard to get the temp up, been a cool time in the mornings with the garage sitting close
to 45-52, ...
Posted in thread: Increasing batch size w/All Grain on 01-24-2012 at 09:57 PM
You know, if you are going to plan on doing more than your kettle can afford, don't add water.
Sparge off an additional amount to be boiled in a separate pot while your main amount is
cruising along. ...
Posted in thread: Is my crush too fine? on 01-22-2012 at 05:04 PM
What Forrest said is the most true in my eyes. Not rinsing or having too much no-rinse can give
that taste. My early bottled beer had that and by letting my bottles and bottling equipment dry