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Posted in thread: Am I killing my efficiency... on 05-26-2013 at 03:51 AM
How long are you mashing for? I jumped significantly going to a 90 mash using grains crushed by
AHBS. Last one was at 83% for pre-boil efficiency.60 minutes. I am beginning to think I have a
Posted in thread: Am I killing my efficiency... on 05-26-2013 at 03:48 AM
[QUOTE=duboman;5223263]As for efficiency, how's the crush, are you meeting your volumes, do you
stir the mash, bazooka screen or false bottom?Volumes are good. Crush is good enough for others
that I k...
Posted in thread: Am I killing my efficiency... on 05-25-2013 at 08:20 PM
by mashing too thin? I use the "Denny" set-up, but for some reason have not been mashing out. I
mash thin, drain the mash tun, measure my first runnings, and do a single batch sparge with the
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 10-29-2012 at 11:18 PM
Quick verification on this recipe is the ginger root added to the boil or do you wait to make a
tea out of it?In the tea.
Posted in thread: Fresh Orange Zest in an India Black Ale on 05-26-2012 at 11:11 PM
Discretion is the better part of valor. Thanks for your guidance.
Posted in thread: Fresh Orange Zest in an India Black Ale on 05-26-2012 at 05:53 PM
Decided against-- threw in an oz of Amarillo at flame-out instead.
Posted in thread: Fresh Orange Zest in an India Black Ale on 05-26-2012 at 05:04 PM
I'm mid-boil on an India Black Ale. Grain bill is 2-row, C120 and Victory. Steeped 8oz of
de-bittered black patent. Bitterred with Simcoe and flavored with Amarillo. Thinking about
adding an ounce of ...
Posted in thread: Bells Oberon Clone on 03-23-2012 at 08:06 PM
Any problem with including rice hulls in the decoction, or should I wait and stir them in to
the mash with the decoction?
Posted in thread: Bells Oberon Clone on 03-23-2012 at 02:28 PM
I wondered the exact same thing when I started learning about decoctions and I thought this BYO
article summed it up nicely. short, you are right, the thickness of the decocted mash keeps pH
low and ...
Posted in thread: Bells Oberon Clone on 03-22-2012 at 08:39 PM
I was pretty relaxed about it because I didn't have a brew on deck - I just wanted to see how
bottle harvesting works. Anyway, with my kinda lazy approach, it took about 2 weeks to build up
the dregs ...