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Posted in thread: Will 5 gallon imperial BIAB fit in keggle? on 08-28-2014 at 07:52 PM
Ok, I was calculating wrong.Last time I brewed a Nut Brown with 11.75 lbs of grain. I used 8.1
gallons water. Had about 0.08 gal/lb lost in grains and boiled off 1.75 gallons in an hour.
Wound up with...
Posted in thread: Will 5 gallon imperial BIAB fit in keggle? on 08-28-2014 at 06:38 PM
Doing an imperial pumpkin ale with 17 lbs 2-Row and 2 lbs of Crystal-20. So 19 total pounds. I
am going to mash in with 2.75 quarts per lb which gives me 52.25 quarts, or 13.0625 gallons.
Being the ke...
Posted in thread: Brewcam on 08-27-2014 at 08:34 PM
I'm interested in using this to start warming my HLT while I am work. I figured I would use one
of those wifi outlets where you can turn it on with an app. I can use an electric heating
element then k...
Posted in thread: Getting frustrated.....Tannins in 3 Batches, Low OG in 1 on 08-22-2014 at 02:59 PM
I agree its a lot of changes. Just trying BIAB to keep it simple.I dont have any friends that
Posted in thread: Getting frustrated.....Tannins in 3 Batches, Low OG in 1 on 08-22-2014 at 01:22 PM
Bumping this thread as there is another bad batch.I did Lil Sparkys Nut Brown again, except
changed the base to Marris Otter. I've attached my EZwater spreadsheet and my notes on the
brew. I now have ...
Posted in thread: Frigidaire 8.8 LFFC09M5HW build and some useful links. on 08-20-2014 at 01:13 PM
Looks good!I have the same freezer and am building a Pallet Wall with taps. The wall will be
flush but the keezer will be able roll out on wheels and drawer slides so you can change out
kegs. I can fi...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown Water Profile? on 08-15-2014 at 04:18 PM
I input 8.5 gallons mash in Brun with 100% RO water.It has me adding: 4.3 grams Gypsum0.9 grams
Epsom Salt2.1 grams of CaCl20.9 mL Lactic AcidThis puts my numbers in green and gives a mash pH
Posted in thread: Nut Brown Water Profile? on 08-13-2014 at 09:06 PM
Btw, how does BIAB water chemistry differ from regular batch/fly sparging? Since its a combo of
strike and sparge water, making it a lot thinner mash, does that change any salt additions?
Posted in thread: Nut Brown Water Profile? on 08-13-2014 at 04:22 PM
I'm doing Lil Sparky's Nut Brown this weekend and am using straight RO water with additions. I
need some advice on what additions.I'm thinking about just doing the baseline plus British beer
Posted in thread: Getting frustrated.....Tannins in 3 Batches, Low OG in 1 on 06-06-2014 at 04:58 PM
Add your "salts" (CaCl) to the water before you add to mash tun...so it mixes well....you can
add it to the kettle as it heats and stir.I usually just fill it to 13 gallons and use some
heated water f...