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Posted in thread: Removing hot and cold break before pitching? on 11-18-2015 at 05:20 PM
Removing most of the trub also gives you a cleaner yeast cake if you like to reuse it for
Posted in thread: Looking For Tips And Suggestions On Filtering Beer on 10-31-2015 at 01:04 PM
Yep, cold crash before filtering here as well.
Posted in thread: Speidel Braumeister (brewmaster) on 10-27-2015 at 06:27 PM
Brewed up my first batch the other day. I targeted 3.5 gal batch of pilsner figuring I'd leave
behind a half gal in the kettle for trub settling. I started off with 5.5 gal of water and 5.5
lbs of gra...
Posted in thread: Looking For Tips And Suggestions On Filtering Beer on 10-18-2015 at 07:55 PM
Update:Just finished my first keg that was filtered with a GE Hydrex 1 micron filter. Beer was
nice and clear, no sediment in first few pours but when I opened up the keg there was a thin
skin of yeas...
Posted in thread: Protein Rest Test on 10-18-2015 at 12:03 PM
All I brew are lagers and I've been going back and forth with and without protein rests and
this is what I have found. A 122° rest is worst for head retention. Beer clarity is
excellent.131-133 is OK ...
Posted in thread: Looking for a good Pilsner recipe on 10-16-2015 at 08:19 PM
My Pils recipes are similar to the others, I usually add about 10% Munich in there but I think
my next one I'm going to replace that with 1-2% Caramunich and see how that goes. I'm also on
the fence a...
Posted in thread: confused over german HB advice vs american HB techniques on 10-07-2015 at 01:03 AM
Speidel has some great brewing equipment you should check out. I use two of their fermenters
and they work great. I also have a 20l Braumeister on the way shortly.
Posted in thread: Speidel Braumeister (brewmaster) on 10-06-2015 at 12:14 PM
Will this power cord work for the 20l BM?
Posted in thread: Speidel Braumeister (brewmaster) on 10-05-2015 at 11:31 AM
don't this is going to work, my evaporation rate is 0.9 US gallons per hour so you would have
to wait over an extra 2 hours to reduce by 2 gallons, also the water/grist ratio would be well
Posted in thread: recirculating mash + coarse crush = better extraction? on 10-05-2015 at 10:45 AM
Conditioning malt? Never heard of it. So I did 2 batches At about 0.045 and 2 at around 0.025
and basically got the same efficiency on each. I guess the increased circulation from the
coarse crush hel...