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Posted in thread: Low efficiency? on 03-11-2014 at 03:41 AM
Yes my mash was thin. I've read  that more thinner mash yields better efficiency. I only
started make thin mash when my efficiency has dropped below 70%.As was mentioned above, the
grain crush coul...
Posted in thread: Low efficiency? on 03-04-2014 at 07:43 PM
Your efficiency is slightly better than mine. I use a 10 Gal Igloo cooler MLT and batch sparge.
I usually get a conversion efficiency of about 85-88% then things go downhill and I generally
end up wit...
Posted in thread: Help ASAP. Newbie question on 02-28-2014 at 07:38 PM
My first batch was the NB Caribou Slobber as well. I did the 5 gallon kit and had to top off
with about 2 gallons of water (per the instructions). One note on the Caribou Slobber, I
Posted in thread: 2 Batches; 1 Tun on 02-28-2014 at 07:20 PM
I actually watched his three part decoction video yesterday, in anticipation of trying it one
day.One more question (I'll search Kai's site but maybe someone knows off the top of their
heads). I plan ...
Posted in thread: 2 Batches; 1 Tun on 02-28-2014 at 05:39 PM
the grain addition is called "capping"check out Kai's Batch Sparge and Party Gyle
spreadsheethelps me with my parti-gylesThat's amazing! You rock. This is exactly what I was
Posted in thread: 2 Batches; 1 Tun on 02-28-2014 at 04:31 PM
I'm going to be brewing a ~1.055 stout next and would also love to brew a porter on the same
day. I'm doing AG in a 10 gal Igloo MLT and I'm wondering could I simply add additional grain
Posted in thread: Hopheads...what else do you brew?? on 02-28-2014 at 04:07 PM
I love Belgians and Saisons. You can make them hoppy, but I love it when the yeast provides a
great amount of flavor.I also tend to brew a stout every third brew as it SWMBO's favorite
Posted in thread: Blood Orange Belgian Wit on 02-27-2014 at 05:47 PM
@Ryandean: It won't thin out too much. First of all Wits within style should be drier in nature
and should have a low to medium body. On top of that you are making an extract brew, which I
doubt has t...
Posted in thread: Christianity and home brewing on 02-24-2014 at 06:05 PM
I think homebrewing "demystifies" beer and let's people look at it as a art and a labor of
love. So true. I can't tell you how many people connected to our group have changed their
general stance on b...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 02-24-2014 at 03:37 PM
+ 5.5 gal Red Rye IPA+ 5 gal of Wookey Jack Clone= 6,196