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Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-23-2016 at 10:35 PM
Keep brewing and you'll figure it out over time. I went through 2 or 3 batches when I built a
new HERMS system before I had it down.
Posted in thread: Trub Going Into Carboy - Bad or OK? on 08-23-2016 at 10:32 PM
I whirlpool but generally don't worry too much except for volume to make sure I get my 10
gallons. Unless you let it sit on trub too long, my experience is you don't get enough off
flavors to notice, ...
Posted in thread: Increasing Efficiency on 08-09-2016 at 02:46 PM
So if I have 18.5 lbs of grain, and only 20 qts of water, does my efficiency go down? The water
level was still over the top of the grain bed.I guess that depends on what you are comparing
that mash t...
Posted in thread: First all grain brew day on 06-26-2016 at 09:02 PM
No beer for me today until after the burner was put away.Good call. I don't have any until
flame out. Otherwise I start thinking about consumption instead of production. Great job on
your first batch!...
Posted in thread: Increasing Efficiency on 06-23-2016 at 12:32 PM
You have three ways to handle low preboil. 1) Boil down to intended Preboil SG. This is my
preferred method as long as it's close-ish. 2) Add DME. 3) Take notes and just let it ride out
from here. Reg...
Posted in thread: Increasing Efficiency on 09-24-2015 at 07:36 PM
Hard to say precisely how many points you would gain by stirring - too many factors to weigh
in. Personally, I stir every 10-15 minutes, even with a HERMS re-circulation. Just make sure
the mash has 1...
Posted in thread: Bad company! Keg-skins keg coozy on 09-09-2015 at 04:29 PM
Don't hold your breath.I agree, but the process has started. Hoping I either get what I ordered
or my money back, but we'll see. The good thing is here in Texas, an insulator isn't really
needed this ...
Posted in thread: Bad company! Keg-skins keg coozy on 09-08-2015 at 05:33 PM
I will be notifying PayPal today if I do not get a tracking number back from the company.The
company is called Keg-Skins. Still haven't heard back from them half way through the day, but I
would not r...
Posted in thread: Bad company! Keg-skins keg coozy on 09-08-2015 at 05:49 AM
Has anyone ordered anything from this website? I placed an order for a keg coozy (mash tun
insulator) 4 weeks ago, PayPal deducted from my account, but I still haven't received anything.
I never got a...
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 04-14-2015 at 10:26 AM
I'm all in!!