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Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-07-2016 at 12:33 PM
I've used my MBKs many times for secondary fermenation, particularly when adding fruit. It
works pretty well, but I would not plan on cold crashing afterwards.
Posted in thread: Londonderry on 02-05-2016 at 05:19 PM
New Ipswich here.
Posted in thread: 2 week cold crash? on 02-05-2016 at 12:42 PM
I've had to do an extended (13 to 20 days) stay in the fridge with a couple of my starters in
the pasts. Usually, when I know that I will not have time to make a starter coming up to brew
day. I usual...
Posted in thread: Where did the extra sugar come from? Gravity and beersmith headache on 02-02-2016 at 09:13 PM
It is actually not that uncommon. Look at the recipes in Brewing Classic Styles which are
designed for 6.5 gal post boil, 5.5 into the fermentor. Personally, I agree that it is a waste
of that much po...
Posted in thread: Where did the extra sugar come from? Gravity and beersmith headache on 02-01-2016 at 12:55 PM
Look at your gravity points. Your pre-boil volume of 8.36 gal * (1.042 -1) * 1000 gives you 351
gravity points.If you finished with 6.76 gallons your gravity should be: 351 / 6.76 / 1000 + 1
Posted in thread: Beer from Horse Feed? on 01-31-2016 at 01:34 PM
As someone who raises livestock, I really have to say that making a wort out of livestock feeds
is a really bad idea. While the main components may be something like corn, oats, and/or
barley, there a...
Posted in thread: mash temp and beersmith on 01-29-2016 at 12:55 PM
so an example to clarify. say I find a recipe here for a russian imp stout and the author gives
the mash temp as 152F for 60 minutes. so when I go to BS and pick what mash profile I want to
use I pick...
Posted in thread: Iodine test never turned negative on 01-25-2016 at 07:12 PM
Ever hear of mash efficiency? My mash efficiency runs right around 90%, which means that I am
extracting and converting 90% of the possible starches. 10% still remains. I probably should
have used sus...
Posted in thread: Ordered hops online, one package punctured. Still ok? on 01-25-2016 at 05:55 PM
Chances are that they wanted the package back to put in a claim with the shipping company if
they felt it was an issue with the shipper, or to use to train/show/warn their packaging
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Easy Jack on 01-25-2016 at 02:33 PM
Here is what I eventually did:Recipe: Mandarin Melon APABrewer: CWPAsst Brewer: Style: American
Pale AleTYPE: All GrainTaste: (30.0) Recipe Specifications--------------------------Boil Size: