Last Activity:07-31-2015 5:03 AM
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Posted in thread: Diving into BIAB on 07-31-2015 at 04:59 AM
Boil off isn't a percentage, it's pretty much a flat rate. If you started out around 6 gallons
and boiled for an hour you'd even up around the same rate pending similar heat output, the same
pot, and ...
Posted in thread: Diving into BIAB on 07-31-2015 at 03:40 AM
As an alternative, check out my biab calculator to determine your mash water requirements
(volumes, temps, etc). Also make sure you compare pre boil volume and post boil volume at the
same temp, or le...
Posted in thread: LHBS sells cheaper on Amazon and won't price match on 07-29-2015 at 09:38 PM
My lhbs has 50 lb sacks of briess 2 row for $40 and 55lb of pilsner for 40 as well.
Posted in thread: Derek1985 Brewing Spreadsheet on 07-29-2015 at 07:06 PM
Looks pretty good, went through the calculations and they seem accurate but I'll look a bit
more in depth later on. UI improvement I would suggest would be to get rid of some of the gap
spacing, and t...
Posted in thread: No Sparge in 5 gal Kettle on 07-29-2015 at 06:29 AM
will do that for you. Roughly 3 gallons with 6.5 lb of grains is the max. For bigger grain
bills you may want to consider sparging or doing a smaller batch size.
Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 07-29-2015 at 01:25 AM
You can get too much astringency if you overgrind your malt, so that the hulls become ground as
well. That will leach out chemicals in the hulls that taste astringent. Also, if you do BIAB,
if you pre...
Posted in thread: Hello from SE/Central Michigan on 07-28-2015 at 11:39 PM
Greetings from Plymouth. Let us know where you're at, there's probably a homebrew club in the
Posted in thread: All Grain Deadspace Mash Question on 07-28-2015 at 06:39 PM
Would it be possible to add a dip tube, or drain the mash tun after you're done sparging? That
would be the best solution I think.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 05:01 PM
Posted in thread: Best way to clean scorched wort on 07-26-2015 at 09:48 PM
Good job. I had to use wooden kabob sticks to scrape it off the stove top after I had a boil
over or two, that was super annoying.