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Posted in thread: Flaked Barley or Wheat dry extract. on 04-27-2014 at 04:36 AM
Im no expert here - my first time using flaked barley is in the fermenter now - but from what
ive read, most seem to recommend staying under 5% for the barley in an attempt to avoid chill
haze. For my...
Posted in thread: Flaked Barley or Wheat dry extract. on 04-27-2014 at 03:12 AM
I'm creating a recipe for an APA and have read in several places now that an addition of flaked
barley or wheat extract will help with head creation and retention.Anyone have any experience
Posted in thread: Critique my mini mash extract brew process - please. on 04-14-2014 at 07:55 AM
I have a similar process, but I mash up to 6lbs of grain in a smaller pot in a 5 gal paint
strainer bag. I bring the rest of my water up to a mash out temp 170 or so in my 10 gal kettle.
When my mash ...
Posted in thread: Critique my mini mash extract brew process - please. on 04-14-2014 at 07:35 AM
It's pretty well accepted to add much of the extract late in the boil (try a search on this
forum for 'late extract addition' to see hundreds of thoughts on that) and a hot break (or lack
of) really i...
Posted in thread: Critique my mini mash extract brew process - please. on 04-12-2014 at 04:47 AM
Good stuff, Thanks Yooper.I always include some base malt in my grain bill. I think where I got
the idea to bring the temperature up slowly was from reading things over my head in all grain
Posted in thread: Critique my mini mash extract brew process - please. on 04-12-2014 at 01:49 AM
Sugars dissolve better in warmer water than colder. More dissolved sugars means higher
efficiency.Makes sense. That's a small, easy change to gain better results. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Critique my mini mash extract brew process - please. on 04-12-2014 at 01:28 AM
Not much I can see thats differant to what I do.The only thing differant to what I do is I
rinse the grain with 170F water.I don't remember when I started rinsing with cold or why. Do
you know the pur...
Posted in thread: Critique my mini mash extract brew process - please. on 04-11-2014 at 05:53 AM
I know everyone has there own ways of doing things when it comes to brewing. Over the years my
process has changed as I've learned and with experience. Even though I enjoy my process and the
Posted in thread: Bottle Box on 03-28-2013 at 09:19 AM
I'm looking for some feedback on this. Something I'm building for myself, but interested in if
there is a market for it. Not a very polished presentation.
Posted in thread: Flying with home brew. on 01-09-2013 at 01:21 AM
That makes sense. Thanks. I can't find any regulations against it. Just pack it tight and maybe
a ziplock bag in case