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Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 11-15-2016 at 02:49 PM
Is underattenuation a characteristic of something I'm doing wrong with LODO?I've had two back
to back batches finish at 1.018 (English Mild @ 2.6% abv) and 1.028 (Oatmeal Stout @ 4.8 %
abv).With me no...
Posted in thread: Vanilla bourbon porter on 10-31-2016 at 07:24 PM
Thank you! A lot of test batches went into that beer. Without the bourbon and vanilla it makes
a great porter on its own, or as a base for a coffee porter.Used that Brown Malt in a Brown
Porter. It wa...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 10-26-2016 at 08:48 PM
Something seems odd here. Your pre boil gravity shouldn't increase with squeezing, right?Both
gravities were preboil.1.036 by lifting the bag and gravity draining1.045 after draining
stopped then sque...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 10-26-2016 at 08:30 PM
Have a question about oxygen and BIAB...I know BIAB is frowned upon because of squeezing the
bag right after the mash. I lose a ton of efficiency points if I don't squeeze (went from 1.036
to 1.045 af...
Posted in thread: Closed Cell Foam for Mash Tun Insulation on 10-18-2016 at 05:26 PM
Good to know. I guess wrapping it with some duck tape or flashing would be a good idea then.
Or, mane make a Velcro wrap to secure it to the kegs so it can be removed for cleaning. Did you
get the PSA...
Posted in thread: Closed Cell Foam for Mash Tun Insulation on 10-17-2016 at 02:10 PM
Bump?Still using it. Still working great. I started using a layer of reflectix on the outside
just to keep the foam looking good. Impressions in the foam are pretty easy to make.Only thing
I don't lik...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 10-12-2016 at 06:50 PM
No salt/mineral additions?Yes, but the additions above are the constants. The salts/minerals
change batch to batch and style to style. Now I do a printout of my Brewers Friend Recipe
Builder that has ...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 10-12-2016 at 01:23 PM
Just an update on my recent experiences.I've implemented a good bit of the LODO methods and
have used Brewtan-B for 3 batches. I've also used Cinnamon Verum in the mash. The difference in
all of my pr...
Posted in thread: Interesting German Brewing PDF on 09-23-2016 at 01:51 PM
I agree we need some more data on appropriate levels of yeast and dextrose. Whoever came up
with that, bravo! Genius, but simple at the same time.I've been adding 75% of the
Yeast/Dextrose the night b...
Posted in thread: In-Laws having an issue with my brewing on 09-19-2016 at 02:44 PM
How about inviting them to a brew day?Yup, good idea.