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Posted in thread: Homebrewing myths that need to die on 03-27-2013 at 05:05 PM
it's pretty easy to get mid 70s efficiency with biabedit - oh, i get it, you were posting a
myth 0:/I usually get mid 80's. Last batch was 87%.
Posted in thread: Homebrewing myths that need to die on 03-27-2013 at 02:12 PM
My submittable. You can't get good efficiencies doing BIAB.
Posted in thread: All Grain - What to do when overshooting preboil volume? on 03-19-2013 at 07:31 PM
It depends on if I hit my preboil gravity.If I did, then I change nothing, and make extra beer.
:ban:If my preboil gravity is too low, I extend the boil off rate to reach my anticipated OG. I
Posted in thread: Biab efficiency on 09-18-2012 at 03:33 PM
Did this the other day at my LHBS and it bound up the mill and backed up the line for 30 mins!
I've done it several times before with the same mill with no issues, so I'm not sure what the
Posted in thread: Biab efficiency on 09-18-2012 at 03:26 PM
Why don't you just tighten up the gap a bit? And to the Op, fist thing to check is the quality
of your crush:)I'm still hand cranking, so its easier just to feed the grains through twice. If
I ever ge...
Posted in thread: Biab efficiency on 09-15-2012 at 12:15 AM
I run my grains through my malt mill twice. Usually get eff around 80%.
Posted in thread: What NOT to do: Near carboy EXPLOSION on 09-14-2012 at 07:47 PM
Why wait till there is a problem to use a blow-off?I always use a blow-off for the first week
of fermentation, no matter the style of beer, nor how much head space the carboy (better
bottle, or bucket...
Posted in thread: No sparge....am i going nuts on 08-24-2012 at 06:44 PM
My 1.070 Scottish Ale hit 79% eff.I recently did a 1.062 IPA that got 76% eff.Most of my
recipes are in the 1.050 range, and their effs are pretty consistent with these results. I
haven't brewed anyth...
Posted in thread: No sparge....am i going nuts on 08-23-2012 at 12:35 AM
I do no sparge BIAB, I double crush my grains and consistently get 78-80% efficiencies.
Posted in thread: What do you do during the mash? on 07-09-2012 at 06:01 PM
I start my brew days early. So I take a shower and eat breakfast during the mash.