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Posted in thread: $10 Stainless DIY Hop Blocker on 04-02-2012 at 03:23 AM
I just bought a tea ball and am getting the parts together to install it along with a pickup
tube on the inside of my boil kettle. This is more of a question on the dip tube itself shown
in the origin...
Posted in thread: Batch sparge grain bill on 02-28-2011 at 03:22 AM
I have a question regarding batch sparge grain bills, as discussed in Chapter 17 of Palmer. As
I understand it, the calculations provided introduce a scale-up factor for the grain bill in
order to com...
Posted in thread: Late Addition/Hop Utilization on 02-14-2011 at 05:17 PM
Very interesting info here. I just recently read Palmer's book and had been taking it as
gospel, so it's nice to get the fresh perspective. It may also help explain why my IBU
calculations have diverg...
Posted in thread: OG Measurement Question on 02-14-2011 at 03:23 AM
The Pilsen Light and Amber were both LME, so I assumed 37 points for each of them, which is
where my calculation differs from yours, Calder (we're pretty much the same for the steeping
grain value). P...
Posted in thread: OG Measurement Question on 02-14-2011 at 01:36 AM
I did draw the sample from the bottom of the fermenter after transferring the wort and topping
off to 5 gallons. I'm guessing the top off water was not homogeneously mixed when I sampled.
Thanks for t...
Posted in thread: OG Measurement Question on 02-14-2011 at 01:02 AM
Hello,I have a question regarding OG measurements. I just boiled an IPA recipe which, according
to my calculations, should yield an OG of 1.071. My actual hydrometer measurement came out to
Posted in thread: Specialty Grains for Extract Brewing on 02-08-2011 at 12:06 AM
Thanks for the feedback. Looks like I'll need to do some testing in my kitchen, but that gives
me an excuse to brew some more (not that I needed the motivation).Do you happen to know what
the actual c...
Posted in thread: Specialty Grains for Extract Brewing on 02-06-2011 at 09:48 PM
Hello,I have a question regarding the use of specialty grains for extract brews. Particularly,
how do you calculate OG and color contributions for specialty grains? I've seen some other