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Posted in thread: Missing pre boil gravity on 11-13-2015 at 08:24 PM
I'm crushing my own grain and it's quite coarse
Posted in thread: Missing pre boil gravity on 11-13-2015 at 08:22 PM
Thanks for taking the time to respond.I'm not overly scientific with my brews. I use beer smith
2 The mash did seem light on the water but I went with what beer smith said. I believe beer
Posted in thread: Missing pre boil gravity on 11-10-2015 at 11:58 PM
I have brewed the below recipe twice and in both occassions have way undershot on my preboil
gravity. I fixed the situation by boiling down to my desired pre boil gravity before moving
forward with ho...
Posted in thread: Low Gravity on 06-08-2014 at 01:19 AM
Thanks for the responseFor the sparge, I stopped only to take a gravity reading to make sure I
was on target, i did not stop completely at 3.1, but I was expecting my gravity to be way
higher than my ...
Posted in thread: Low Gravity on 06-07-2014 at 07:11 PM
Hello,Brewed an IPA last night, it was my second all grain batch and the first recipe i created
on my own. I decided to brew a smaller batch as a test (2.5) gallons.I am a beersmith user and
used it t...
Posted in thread: Brewery name ideas? on 04-22-2014 at 03:55 PM
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Posted in thread: Rehydrating Yeast on 03-04-2014 at 04:45 AM
I've done both, and in both cases my beer fermented fine. I did have 2 batches in a row show no
sign of fermentation which was alarming. After taking a hydro reading it turns out it was fine.
Got a ne...
Posted in thread: Full Boil on 03-04-2014 at 04:37 AM
I have recently been reading up on different techniques for improving extract/PM brewing. A few
of the tips I have been reading are quite interesting. Specifically full boil and Late extract
Posted in thread: Missing my OG on 08-05-2013 at 08:35 PM
Visible fermentation had not yet started. I shook it up and took another hydro reading and i'm
at 1.048...big difference and more in line with what I was expecting as well as what beer smith
Posted in thread: Missing my OG on 08-05-2013 at 04:55 PM
Thanks for taking the time to respond. I am doing an extract batch, by sparging I simply mean I
rinsed the grains after the steep. I steep 1lb of specialty grain and added 6 lbs of DME at
boil As I lo...