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Posted in thread: BIAB with AG Kit Instructions and Beer Smith on 01-30-2015 at 05:17 AM
Just remember that with full volume BIAB mashing, the larger volume of strike water has less of
a thermal drop when adding the grain. Find a good BIAB mash calculator online as Beersmith was
Posted in thread: Pre-boil Gravity OK but Low OG on 08-04-2014 at 11:17 PM
Based on your posted volumes and Pre-Boil measurement, you OG should have been 1.071. My guess
is that after your whirlpool and then letting it settle, some of your denser sugars sunk to the
Posted in thread: Coffee stout on 08-01-2014 at 02:03 AM
I've used cold brewed coffee on many a recipe and never had a problem with it being unsanitary
or causing infections. The tips I would give though would be to add at bottling/kegging time
and use it s...
Posted in thread: Question about sugars and volume on 02-17-2014 at 06:15 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 03:17 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 03:51 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 01:02 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 03:03 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...