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Posted in thread: Low Efficiency - Troubleshooting w/ No Luck on 08-22-2012 at 06:16 AM
Break that sparge up into 2 sparges.1st one 2.25-2.5G 180-85 degree water. This will get you to
170.2nd 2.25-2.5G 170 degree waterThe more you sparge the more sugar you will rinse out. If pot
size is ...
Posted in thread: Making a wheat beer-forgot to order rice hulls will it work? on 08-17-2012 at 05:17 AM
Only time my wheat got stuck was when I used a pump. Gravity fed, nice and slow, wont be an
issue. I have never used hulls.
Posted in thread: Dual Hinge Keezer Build! on 08-15-2012 at 05:15 AM
You will need to insulate your CO2 tank from the heat generated by the coils in the side of the
freezer. The temp change will make your pressure all jacked up as it changes the boiling point
of the li...
Posted in thread: At what temp would you consider your wort to be at a good "rolling boil" on 08-03-2012 at 02:11 PM
For those of you scared of a boil over,Fermcap. Most brew shops should carry it.It is food
grade silicon that prevents foaming and thus boil overs.2 drops per gallon. It promptly sinks
to the bottom a...
Posted in thread: Not Great, not Good, but Passable.. What to do? on 07-26-2012 at 03:36 PM
I keep a few growlers and when this happens I start funneling a growler a day to one of my
mooch friends. I have a few that even when I give them half infected or esterrific beer they
bring back the g...
Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 07-21-2012 at 04:43 PM
Their flagship beers taste like poops mcgee. Americans will buy and like anything if you market
it correctly. This is especially true due to the fact that 99% of american beer drinkers dont
know what ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation stuck at 1.020 on 07-19-2012 at 06:27 PM
Same thing happened to me the first time I brewed an all grain irish stout. 1.018. Honestly was
the best stout I have ever made and I have yet to be able to duplicate it. Wyeast irish ale was
Posted in thread: Keggin' finally! on 07-18-2012 at 05:50 AM
Here is what I do-1-Unless I dry hop,lager, or it is a high OG beer I skip secondary.2-Rack
beer into keg and chill3-About 24 hours later I add gelatin mix and put 30 psi CO2 on it,
constant supply at...
Posted in thread: efficiency on 07-11-2012 at 03:45 PM
Dilute to correct OG, problem solved.Huge pain in the ass to adjust volume and gravity preboil.
Post boil you would be throwing off your IBU's. Going to just use Beersmith to adjust grain
Posted in thread: efficiency on 07-11-2012 at 05:25 AM
I wish I could do the opposite and bring my eff down. Up until now I have always used all grain
kits from NB. last weekend my OG was supposed to be 1.042 on a dry irish stout. My actual OG
was 1.056. ...