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  • Posted in thread: Heat Loss From Mash Tun on 02-20-2015 at 07:29 PM
    You can compensate for heat capacity of the mash tun, but none of the calculators add in the
    heat loss while stirring the mash with the tun open, steaming off your precious heat. For my
    52qt "Extreme"...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 02-20-2015 at 07:21 PM
    +5.5 Cottage House Saison=4388.5

  • Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 02-20-2015 at 04:28 PM
    I made this for the first time last night. I kept the heat so low that it took about an hour
    and fifteen minutes to get to 260F, the thing is the color and flavor resembles the 270-280F
    for OPs earlie...

  • Posted in thread: Rolled Oats Cereal Mash? on 02-20-2015 at 04:21 PM
    Because of the longer cook time suggested, I went with crusaders' suggestion and boiled the
    oats for 10 minutes before adding them to the mash. Please note, do not be a dunce like me and
    add the oats ...

  • Posted in thread: Rolled Oats Cereal Mash? on 02-19-2015 at 09:36 PM
    To clarify, they are Trader Joe's Rolled Oats. I'm getting very specific in case anyone is
    familiar with this exact brands product preparation. I'll tell you, they taste pretty good raw
    and chewy but ...

  • Posted in thread: Rolled Oats Cereal Mash? on 02-19-2015 at 08:57 PM
    So I'm just looking for a quick answer before I brew this evening. I have rolled oats. Just
    looking to know the best way of mashing them, as I swear there is so much differing info
    online. I have no p...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 02-18-2015 at 11:15 PM
    I've got a starter going right now that's about 36 hours in. I just did a gravity check to see
    how impressive the attenuation was and the starter was only own from 1.035 to 1.01. This is at
    67-68F on ...

  • Posted in thread: Fully cap a cold crashing beer? on 11-11-2014 at 08:29 PM
    Thanks. I've capped and I'm gonna leave it be. Definitely going to save myself some aggravation
    next time by just capping it once cold crashing begins in future brews

  • Posted in thread: Fully cap a cold crashing beer? on 11-11-2014 at 12:16 AM
    So I'm lagering for the first time under temp control. I just crashed and there was some
    suck-back of startsan mix. I can't use an S-lock cause I'm currently using my cap for a
    thermowell for temp con...

  • Posted in thread: Calculating Dissolved CO2 Post-lagering on 11-07-2014 at 08:45 PM
    Awesome, thanks for the feedback. The calculator is a bit misleading when it asks for "Bottling
    Temp" to calc CO2 levels. Looks like I'm going to need to make a large krausen beer to carb,
    which is go...


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