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Posted in thread: understanding efficiency on 05-10-2010 at 08:43 PM
Hey guys- I've been all-grain brewing pretty successfully for about a year, but haven't ever
really paid attention to efficiency. I would like to dial down my system and start
understanding these deta...
Posted in thread: poppet valve on 06-09-2009 at 02:13 AM
Just tried it again...seems as though it's going to work when it's not quite cranked down and
the more I crank the post down, the less the poppit depresses. Wierd...then it is really hard
to pop the p...
Posted in thread: poppet valve on 06-09-2009 at 01:56 AM
not sure where the camera is right now...if it doesn't work tomorrow when I try again, I'll
send u a pic- thnx for the help!
Posted in thread: poppet valve on 06-09-2009 at 01:55 AM
sounds like maybe you have the poppet in there a little off kilter and one of its little prongs
is preventing the post from seating fully. sometimes they don't want to center up. Sound like a
Posted in thread: poppet valve on 06-09-2009 at 01:23 AM
Hey guys...I just got my first corney...took it all apart to clean it and now when I put the
poppit back in the OUT post and screw the OUT post down, the poppit doesn't depress...any
Posted in thread: High OG on 04-03-2009 at 07:58 PM
I only collected 5.5 gallons pre-boil. Last batch I did I collected 7. I like collecting MORE
wort, because I had to add a gallon of water to get me back up to 5 1/4 gal pitching vol after
boil off. H...
Posted in thread: High OG on 04-02-2009 at 07:34 PM
All Grain...so you think I did better at efficiency? I haven't really figured out how to test
for that-All grain or extract?All grain = better efficiency than predictedExtract = poor
mixing, that is i...
Posted in thread: High OG on 04-01-2009 at 02:37 AM
Hey everyone- just to note...you all have been SO helpful on this forum!!!What does it mean
when I get an OG higher than the target?My OG was 8 or so points higher than it should have
Posted in thread: cloudy wort? on 03-31-2009 at 12:58 AM
I just did my first All-Grain English Pale Ale. My first runnings were VERY cloudy even after
the vourlouft (spelling?). Is this normal, or did something go wrong in the mash? Also, my OG
was 10 point...
Posted in thread: New York growing on 03-01-2009 at 08:12 PM
Hey guys- I live in upstate NY and want to start growing hops. Anyone know what strains grow