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Posted in thread: Perhaps Some Good News on the Horizon re: Grain Prices on 12-01-2007 at 02:47 AM
To many people driving huge 4WD vehicles that get 10 mpg when they could be driving a decent
sized car that gets 30 mpg. I got no problem with people that have a need for big ass 4WDs but
I see hundre...
Posted in thread: good ole tap water on 11-23-2007 at 05:58 PM
Chlorine and or chloramines are the main concern I have with tap water. Chlorine can be
filtered out or boiled off, chloramines are tough, I have seen some filters that are rated to
remove chloramine ...
Posted in thread: Help getting FG below 1.020 on 11-22-2007 at 04:55 PM
Thermometers can be a pain, I use one thermometer and treat it like it was made of egg shell.
Its dead on at boiling and off at freezing, I've found that most can't be trusted in the temp
ranges we us...
Posted in thread: Whats the big deal with mash efficiency? on 11-22-2007 at 04:23 PM
From what I can tell, most recipes are geared off a 75% eff. So why would you want more than
that? I mean if you are say, about 85%, dont you have to adjust the batch accordingly?Someone,
please help ...
Posted in thread: altitude and mash temps on 11-19-2007 at 02:41 PM
No, 150º F is still 150º F no matter what altitude you are at.
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge help on 11-17-2007 at 03:06 PM
Why do you want to drain as fast as you can? I really don't know why, its just what I've always
read, I assume it has to do with getting the sweet wort out before the sugars start to fall out
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge help on 11-17-2007 at 01:00 AM
My best guess on this is full conversion hasn't occured and the batch sparge shut the door on
conversion (especilally if doing a mash out). I fly sparge but don't mash out. My fly water is
Posted in thread: Batch vs Fly Sparge help on 11-16-2007 at 03:28 AM
I guess I don't understand how you could only get 50% to 60% batch sparging and jump to 85% fly
sparging, as we all know strange things happen. Both processes simply rinse sugars from the
Posted in thread: GoodGod What Have We Done?!? on 11-12-2007 at 08:34 PM
You probably had a lot of yeast slurry in your glass, and it smells like sour puke so I'm sure
it would taste the same.
Posted in thread: Buffer 5.2 question on 11-06-2007 at 10:47 PM
The best advice as mentioned above is, if your beer taste good now don't bother with it. If you
are looking to increase your efficiency 5.2 may gain you a few points but you'll gain more with