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Posted in thread: Overshot OG - BIAB Help & Software Suggestions on 05-27-2014 at 09:09 PM
Although it's android only, I recommend Wort very highly. Great phone or tablet based app with
accurate calculations and recipe building for biab, 3v, and extract
Posted in thread: Kettle insulation for mash on 05-18-2014 at 04:11 PM
By all means, use the idea and improve on it. That's what these boards are for. I thought of a
layer of reflectix on both sides of the foam if you want a starting place for possible
Posted in thread: Kettle insulation for mash on 05-18-2014 at 03:48 PM
Fired to strike temp, killed the burner, then applied the jacket during dough in. No heat
applied during mash to maintain temp for a little over an hour.
Posted in thread: Kettle insulation for mash on 05-18-2014 at 03:41 PM
The jacket installed with lid and without
Posted in thread: Kettle insulation for mash on 05-18-2014 at 04:06 AM
I want to report to the board on a great means of insulating for mash that I tried out today
for the first time. I created an insulating jacket for my kettle out of a 1.5" thick closed
cell foam camp ...
Posted in thread: wilserbrewer BIAB bags on 05-14-2014 at 12:50 AM
Just received my order! Very high quality stitching, very fine mesh - much better than the bag
from my lhbs I'd been using. Looking forward to using it, and shipping was prompt! Thanks
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 03-15-2014 at 09:43 PM
Well, my attempt at brewing a lower-alcohol version of this beer was undone by the yeast. I
came in a little lower on my OG, by design, at 1.057. However, after three weeks at 70-72F,
I've settled in ...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 02-10-2014 at 09:15 PM
So here's my plan for "detuning" this recipe down to about 1.050-1.053 OG, which should net me
an ABV in the 5.7-6.3% range. I manage around 80% efficiency with my BIAB
system.Grain/Sugars:7.0 lbs. Pi...
Posted in thread: Trying to make Belgium Golden Strong Ale? All help is appreciated on 02-10-2014 at 12:44 AM
Brad from BeerSmith did a podcast recently on this style. Lots of general technique pointers
for brewing the style. Really made me want a Duvel when I was finished listening to it, but my
local place ...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 02-09-2014 at 05:51 AM
I'm going to brew this this weekend, but looking for a finished beer with a little less kick.
By my calculations, dropping the Pils to 7# should bring OG down around 1.050, settling my abv
closer to 6...