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Posted in thread: Parti-gyle From a Double Stout on 03-07-2014 at 02:19 PM
I regularly batch sparge with 28 lbs of grain and see efficiency in the mid to upper 80's. I've
had up to 94% with 20 lb batches.Congratulations on your level of efficiency. That's
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 03-06-2014 at 02:38 PM
7235+5 Barley Wine5 Brown Ale5 Dopple Bock5 Coffee Stout5 IPA5 Irish Stout5 American Strong
Ale= 7270That's it so far this year. More to come
Posted in thread: Parti-gyle From a Double Stout on 03-06-2014 at 12:37 PM
Thanks all,Looks like I have quite a bit of planning yet to do before my brew day. Good thing
this brew is still a few weeks off.Cheers.
Posted in thread: Parti-gyle From a Double Stout on 03-05-2014 at 03:16 PM
Morticaixavier, lots of good info. A few questions.to get a big stout and and ESB I would lean
towards cold steeping the dark grains and adding the steeping liqour to the kettle Cold steep,
I've used ...
Posted in thread: Parti-gyle From a Double Stout on 03-05-2014 at 02:42 PM
Why are you assuming such a low efficiency? I batch sparge and my efficiency is about 80%. I
would expect higher, but im not expecting a batch sparge with 20lbs of grain to hit a very high
Posted in thread: Parti-gyle From a Double Stout on 03-05-2014 at 01:14 PM
So im looking to put together a double stout for my next brew rotation. something with an OG of
about 1.085.My rough drafts of a recipe have put me up around 20 lbs of grain for a 5 gallon
batch. I'm ...
Posted in thread: Chlorine, Chloramine, and Campden Tablets on 02-27-2014 at 03:56 PM
So what is the impact of using too much (or is it too many in this context?) campden?
Posted in thread: Chlorine, Chloramine, and Campden Tablets on 02-27-2014 at 12:36 PM
Has anyone considered what impact campden tablets themselves may have on the beer?Also, if
campden tablets are used what is the additional benefit of employing a charcoal filter?
Posted in thread: Chlorine, Chloramine, and Campden Tablets on 02-26-2014 at 07:59 PM
So, Im looking to figure our the final word on this subject, I heard a lot of things about
addressing chorine and chloramine, and the use of campden tablets.Anyone able to say anything
Posted in thread: Is My Beer Ruined?: A MWS horor story on 02-25-2014 at 07:10 PM
I need to understand water chemistry better. Till now I have not employed any water
pre-treatment additives.Other than the chlorine issues, are there any other benefits to using