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Posted in thread: Rough brew day yesterday:( on 01-31-2014 at 03:59 AM
I got to thinking about this more today, and wanted to ask...When you say the "crush of the
grain"...is it smaller better, or bigger better. My logic say small with allow for more
conversion and then ...
Posted in thread: Rough brew day yesterday:( on 01-29-2014 at 09:12 PM
Now that you mention the crush...I did think it was a bit large. I went to my usually homebrew
supply, and just asked them to crush it, didn't really give any specifics, being I never have
in the past...
Posted in thread: Rough brew day yesterday:( on 01-29-2014 at 05:01 PM
Had a rough day brewing yesterday...In a couple of my other posts, I have been fighting a
bitter off flavor in my IPA's, and my plan was to take accurate notes and keep my temps on
target as accurate ...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 01-01-2014 at 07:00 PM
Again, thx...I have a lot of things to try on my next brew. I thought by going down to 60deg at
the start of fermentation would be to cool...but I will definitely try that next time...Also I
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 01-01-2014 at 05:43 AM
First, thx for all the info...One step that I don't think I made clear, was I mash out..drain
my MT and then add my sparge water. Usually I take a quick temp after sparge water is added,
and I am arou...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 12-31-2013 at 03:10 PM
OK, thx guys I will try this the next time I brew...Any opinions on the way I do my water
amounts?? Using half my pre-boil to mash and the other half to sparge?? Basically ignoring the
1.25qt/lb of gr...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 12-30-2013 at 05:21 PM
Not trying to hijack this thread...but I think this is related to my sparge process..But the
problem I seem to have is I am getting a fruity taste in my beers. In doing much reading here,
I am wonderi...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 12-30-2013 at 03:31 AM
Sorry guys. Denny already answered the question
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 12-30-2013 at 03:29 AM
ANold..if I may ask....when you add the 6 gal to get your total pre-boil up to 9 gals...what
temp is the water you add? Are you trying to get the grain temp up to 170deg..so you might add
190 degree w...
Posted in thread: ss fitting with aluminum pot on 11-29-2013 at 03:51 AM
Still looking into building a HLT. Due to cost, I am pricing out aluminium pots, and want to
use my SS coil inside using weldless fitting through the side of the pot. My question is, are
there any iss...