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Posted in thread: Fly Sparge and Mash-out high FG problems on 06-19-2014 at 05:55 AM
Seems like 90 seconds of direct O2 should be enough aeration for that size beer. Out of
curiosity, how stiff did you mash on that batch? I was just reading some passages in John
Palmer's book and he m...
Posted in thread: Fly Sparge and Mash-out high FG problems on 06-17-2014 at 10:17 PM
I typically use a 1.5 liter starter. I use Beersmith to calculate the cells I need and use a
stirplate. I have tried ramping up the temp to as much as 76F once primary fermentation seems
to have halte...
Posted in thread: Fly Sparge and Mash-out high FG problems on 06-16-2014 at 03:29 PM
Thanks for the reply.I always do an iodine test at the end of the mash. If that test indicates
that starch conversion is complete can there still be any significant starch left in the mash
to burst as...
Posted in thread: Fly Sparge and Mash-out high FG problems on 06-15-2014 at 01:30 AM
I am trying to dial in my brewing process to hit a specific brewing profile. For awhile when I
was first getting into brewing I would not do a mash-out and regardless of what temp I mashed
at my FG wa...
Posted in thread: Hybrid Fly Sparge Technique on 08-09-2012 at 06:17 AM
Question for the group, I get the impression that the efficiency in fly sparging is largely
influenced by the quantity of sparge water. Is that correct? I tried fly sparging last weekend
for the first...