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Posted in thread: Setting up beersmith equipment profile for sparging with BIAB? on 09-30-2016 at 11:57 PM
If you want to set it up for a sparge, uncheck the BIAB box in your mash profile and set it up
as a standard single infusion with batch sparge. As soon as you are not doing a full volume
BIAB, your pr...
Posted in thread: Longshot Competition on 09-29-2016 at 10:14 PM
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency in Beersmith on 09-26-2016 at 10:37 PM
LOL, I can't count the number of times I forgot to update formulations when changing units or
(even worse) prices. Just when you think you have it all covered...
Posted in thread: Poll on batch sparging on 09-26-2016 at 02:14 PM
However you sparge and drain, the key is consistency. As long as you follow the same procedure
each time you brew, you should get fairly consistent results. Thus some people allow the sparge
to sit fo...
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency in Beersmith on 09-26-2016 at 02:11 PM
I've been playing with the numbers and something isn't working. If I tell BS that my BH
efficiency is 100% then it thinks my mash efficiency will be over 100%. If I lower my BH
efficiency to 91.3% the...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Southern NH! on 09-26-2016 at 02:01 PM
Welcome from another So. NH resident!
Posted in thread: Refractometer and BeerSmith on 09-19-2016 at 04:21 PM
I use the tool to correct my readings before entering them into BeerSmith. Really, the only
place I totally rely on the refractometer is on the runnings from the mash. My pre-boil and
gravity reading ...
Posted in thread: Austin Beers & Breweries. on 09-17-2016 at 11:31 PM
Thanks for the leads. I'll be in Austin the last week of October and look forward to visiting
as many of these recommendations as possible!
Posted in thread: Help with Water/Grain Ratio and Grain Absorption Calculation on 09-07-2016 at 10:25 PM
I second this. The strike volume is calculated KNOWING that a certain amount of the water will
be absorbed by the grain.
Posted in thread: Recipe advice please. on 09-04-2016 at 01:49 PM
I agree with dmtaylor about the roasted barley. I would recommend exchanging it for a
debittered malt (black prince or carafa special) to lessen the roasty notes. An alternative
would be to use pale c...