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Posted in thread: What have you done to challenge your brewing? on 09-24-2014 at 12:14 AM
Experimented with shorter mash times. Good results with a 20 minute mash, 10 minute mash is
still being worked on.Experimented with no chill brewing. Works great but you have to adjust
your hop schedu...
Posted in thread: 5 gal BIAB batch in 15 gallon electric Sankey keggle on 09-23-2014 at 11:52 PM
I use a Corona style mill and there is no gap setting because there is no gap. I tighten it up
until the plates rub. With your crusher you may be limited in that too tight and the crusher
may not feed...
Posted in thread: 5 gal BIAB batch in 15 gallon electric Sankey keggle on 09-23-2014 at 02:49 PM
WHY HAS THIS NOT BEEN SHOUTED FROM THE ROOF TOPS?????This could revolutioninze brewing for me.
Time is the biggest killer and shaving 50 minutes out of my mash time would...well...
WOW!!!!Because you ...
Posted in thread: Trouble deciding... on 09-21-2014 at 04:09 PM
+1 on th 15g. I originally bought a 11g BC and it is pretty full doing 5g BIAB. It would be
very easy for it to boil over. I just purchased a 15g BC, less boil over worries and I can do a
10g BIAB if ...
Posted in thread: Female brewers on 09-21-2014 at 12:07 PM
Hi Sky4me, Sorry bit I am not familiar with all the terms used yet. What is R/O water?I think
you might be right about the water here. I actually don.t drink our tap water straight from the
tap, ok fo...
Posted in thread: Dumb question... on 09-21-2014 at 10:30 AM
10 weeks does seem excessive but I have left a beer in the fermenter for 9 weeks and it turned
out really good and there was little yeast settled in my bottles since most of it settled out
in the ferm...
Posted in thread: chilling wort alternatives on 09-21-2014 at 10:22 AM
As most know the drought in California is pretty bad, and i was wondering if there are any
alternatives to chilling wort quickly with minimal water usage? I was thinking of using Ice
wands that you us...
Posted in thread: SRM Question on 09-21-2014 at 10:08 AM
90 minute boil. A 90 minute boil is often suggested for a beer with a lot of Pilsener malt
because it drives off the DMS but your recipe has no Pilsener malt in it. Longer boils will
darken the beer f...
Posted in thread: Help! Need some clarification on 09-20-2014 at 10:50 PM
Uncarbonated beer usually is thin and watery but when it is carbonated it appears to gain body
and become good drinking beer. If your beer is starting to clear (usually looks darker at the
Posted in thread: broken spigot; how to plug hole? on 09-20-2014 at 08:27 PM
Set your fermenter in a tub and let the krausen leak out. When the ferment slows you can put an
airlock on. If you have fruit fly problems, wrap the top with plastic wrap until the krausen
pushes it a...