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  • Posted in thread: Batch sparging on 12-07-2013 at 01:26 PM
    What BobbyM just posted above is how I learned Batch Sparging. Once you try it, you'll realize
    how easy it is.Basicall all you're doing is draining your runoff all at once then rinsing the

  • Posted in thread: Need advice on thermometers for Rubbermaid 10 gallon coolers on 11-25-2013 at 11:02 PM
    Agree 100%. My Rubbermaid cooler usually doesn't even drop 1 degree over a 60 minute mash.
    Unless you really, really want one, you don't need it. Spend the money on something else!

  • Posted in thread: Brand New Wort Chiller Has Oxidation on 11-10-2013 at 01:09 PM
    Put it in a bucket of Starsan for a few minutes. It'll make it all shiny and new looking!

  • Posted in thread: how much to raise mash temp to avoid over attenuation? on 11-09-2013 at 01:27 PM
    Well, interesting! I brewed this exactly a week ago. I pitched at 64 degrees and rose the temp
    1 degree a day and ended at 68 degrees. I checked my gravity and I am at 1.008! I mashed at
    152-153 also....

  • Posted in thread: how much to raise mash temp to avoid over attenuation? on 11-03-2013 at 12:20 PM
    I recently discovered that one of my problems was variation I temp in my cooler. The middle of
    my mash would show 152, but i realized the endges were in the mid 140s. Pre-heating and
    stirring like cra...

  • Posted in thread: how much to raise mash temp to avoid over attenuation? on 10-30-2013 at 05:45 PM
    I brewed this exact same recipe recently but I mashed at 152-153, and I mashed for 90 minutes
    instead of 60. My SG was 1.070 I finished at 1.015 for about 78-79% attenuation. White labs
    says to expect...

  • Posted in thread: New-B question - Opening Fermenting bucket on 10-13-2013 at 12:35 PM
    The hardest thing to learn in brewing is patience!Let the yeast do their job.

  • Posted in thread: I'm sorry sir you've had too much... on 10-13-2013 at 12:20 PM
    You did not receive a citation and no DUI. How was the bartender involved then? How did they
    even know about him? Did you go after him? Something kind of fishy here...

  • Posted in thread: Monitoring Fermentation temps on 10-12-2013 at 12:19 PM
    A temperature controller, and some insulation over the probe, strapped to the carboy, my
    temperatures stay within 1 degree of what I set.The probe set this way measures the actual
    fermentation tempert...

  • Posted in thread: Brand new Sierra Nevada Flipside red IPA on 10-11-2013 at 05:49 PM
    I love Torpedo. I love Celbration. And, I love Flipside! I think they're all great beers.
    Flipside to me, is more of a west coast style American Amber ale. Hoppy, dry and malty.