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Posted in thread: Quick yeast question..... on 01-28-2012 at 02:10 AM
Hi all, I just had a quick question regarding the yeast I harvested last weekend. I harvested
yeast from an American Stout, I got enough for several more batches of beer. My question is,
I've heard yo...
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency and ph on 08-31-2011 at 12:27 AM
American Wheat6.5 lb White Wheat4.5 lb American 2-rowMash for 90 minutes at 152FMash out at
170, rest for 10 minutesBatch sparge with 170F water, rest 10 minutes between each
spargeBeersmith 2.0 estim...
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency and ph on 08-30-2011 at 09:25 PM
I have some gypsum, would a tsp help bring it down to the right pH? And would a mash at 5.8
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency and ph on 08-30-2011 at 09:13 PM
I'm actually mashing right now, pH strips are saying the mash water is 5.8-6.0. Beersmith is
saying it should be closer to 5.0. Would this cause any efficiency issues?
Posted in thread: Mash efficiency and ph on 08-30-2011 at 08:49 PM
Can pH effect mash efficiency? I've been getting horrible efficiency for the last 5 brews or so
(under 60%), and I've tried different sparging techniques (fly and batch) and well as a 90
minute mash. ...
Posted in thread: Ranco control on 08-25-2011 at 04:17 AM
ok, I think I'll pick one on of them up, thanks guys!
Posted in thread: Ranco control on 08-25-2011 at 02:37 AM
*find a way*
Posted in thread: Ranco control on 08-25-2011 at 02:36 AM
hmm ok, i guess the question I should ask is: what do I need to buy in order to keep a fridge
at a constant temp of around 68F, and how do I do it? Sorry, I'm just not sure what I need, and
Posted in thread: Ranco control on 08-25-2011 at 01:41 AM
Hey all, I was wondering if anyone had any good links on how to install a ranco temperature
controller(or anything that would serve as a temp controller) on a refrigerator. I'm trying to
modify an old...
Posted in thread: Is this a proper batch sparge? on 08-21-2011 at 12:26 AM
my mt is direct fire, so raise everything to 184, drain, then add 170f water to sparge?
Beersmith calculated my last brew at 48%, pretty low if you ask me.... I follow the batch
sparge directions in b...