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Posted in thread: Question about sugars and volume on 02-17-2014 at 05:15 AM
Thanks for the help everyone. I think for future brews I will definitely use a hop sock to
reduce the trub some.I have also adjusted down my biab grain absorption in Beersmith based on
my numbers from...
Posted in thread: Question about sugars and volume on 02-16-2014 at 02:17 AM
Ok maybe someone can explain to me how this happened.Est Pre-boil Gravity: 1.063Est OG:
1.087Est Pre-Boil Vol: 8.5 galEst Post-Boil Vol: 6.5 galI go through my normal 90 minute mash
and with a startin...
Posted in thread: Brew over two days on 02-01-2014 at 02:51 AM
Research no-chill. This is done all the time.Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Beersmith help on 01-17-2014 at 12:02 AM
In the Mash Profile that you have chosen, there is a check box for "Use equal Batch Sizes". If
you un-check that box it will change your sparge amount to one sparge instead of 2 amounts.
Posted in thread: Starting water profile for a hefe on 11-07-2013 at 02:03 AM
When I brew my Hefe I just use straight RO and add 1 tsp calcium chloride per 5 gal water.
Really lets the yeast shine through IMHO.Edit: oh and yeast nutrient
Posted in thread: RSS Feeds on 10-30-2013 at 11:12 PM
EDIT: Ok forum search failed me again, guess I need to expand my search terms next time. I see
under related posts, now that I posted this question, where this has come up before. Has there
been any u...
Posted in thread: Advice Needed on Yeast on 10-30-2013 at 12:27 AM
Yeah I aerated pretty well. Had a nice layer of foam from shaking the fermenter. I'm truely
wondering if the 60 minute mash wasnt enough to get full conversion and I ended up with too
many complex sug...
Posted in thread: Advice Needed on Yeast on 10-29-2013 at 11:28 PM
Yes they are hydrometer readings. I guess I should have specified its was supposed to be an
imperial sweet stout. I was going for @8% or so. It may just be done then at 5.6% but I was
hoping for more....
Posted in thread: Advice Needed on Yeast on 10-29-2013 at 11:15 PM
So I brewed a sweet stout almost 3 weeks ago. OG was 1.075 at 6 gallons into the fermenter and
hit all my numbers/temps. I pitched 2 packages of re-hydrated US-05 at 70F and lowered the temp
to 66F in...
Posted in thread: Cider Beer using hops and extract? on 10-15-2013 at 03:52 AM
Brandon O's Graff recipe would be a great place to start. I brewed a 5 gallon batch of it 3
weeks ago and cracked the first bottle tonight. I must say it is excellent!