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  • Computer Programming
  • Nathan Mahon
  • Honey Ale (gone?) - rnOatmeal Stout - rnSummer Ale - rnBritish IPA - rnApfelwein
  • British IPA,rnApfelwein
  • Oatmeal Stout,rnSummer Ale
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  • Posted in thread: This is how big your Mash Tun needs to be on 11-21-2013 at 02:45 AM
    I was inspired by that image and catalyzed by its absence, so i made this google spreadsheet.
    It's rather
    customizable.https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AmGsOePpypKmdFRVR1J5YzBQUXM3Nk5ncE96...

  • Posted in thread: Weevils in Grain, response from AustinHomeBrew on 11-20-2013 at 07:08 PM
    exactly what are you considering a Weevil ? I have had a big problem with Pantry moths for some
    time that I have suspected I brought in with my grain.Indianmeal Moths? those things are
    terrible. I had...

  • Posted in thread: Another Mash tun Size question? on 11-20-2013 at 07:00 PM
    Myself, I always add about a gallon or more of water, that is a little hotter than my starting
    water strike temp, then close the lid of my MT for a couple of minutes to pre-heat the inside.
    So let's s...

  • Posted in thread: Another Mash tun Size question? on 11-19-2013 at 09:30 PM
    Not sure if you or someone else can chime in on this but if I do the 70qt Mash tun right out of
    the gate and do a few low gravity 5 gallon batches in that cooler do u think the extra head
    space would ...

  • Posted in thread: MLT Size Spreadsheet / Can I mash it / What tun should I get? on 11-19-2013 at 09:27 PM
    Sure it does, under the section "Can I mash it?" you just put in your grain weight and desired
    mash thickness, hit calculate and it will give you the total space needed for your mash.Oops,
    right, i go...

  • Posted in thread: Unusually low efficiency on 11-19-2013 at 09:02 PM
    My final volume is ~5.5 gallons. ...The more I am thinking about it the more I think I diluted
    my post boil sample with star san. :o It's really the only thing that makes any sense.So...
    what's your f...

  • Posted in thread: MLT Size Spreadsheet / Can I mash it / What tun should I get? on 11-19-2013 at 09:00 PM
    I always used this calculator for "can I mash it": I like how yours also incorporates OG
    potential, not just grain weight. Good job!!This one came up in my research, but doesn't really
    answer the que...

  • Posted in thread: Another Mash tun Size question? on 11-19-2013 at 03:39 PM
    coleman extreme ... is a good cooler. very good.Any cooler that claims "Ice for 5+ days" is
    good enough for a tun.

  • Posted in thread: Another Mash tun Size question? on 11-19-2013 at 03:36 PM
    Mashing twice would potentially add even more than an hour and needs special consideration as
    to planning: do you drain into your brew kettle? if so, how are you heating the strike/sparge
    water for yo...

  • Posted in thread: Unusually low efficiency on 11-19-2013 at 02:48 PM
    I do a 2 stage batch sparge.I'm starting to wonder if my initial mash temp was too low. I
    usually mash around 158 so that is probably the biggest difference from one mash to the next.I
    trusted the bee...

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