Last Activity:01-25-2012 10:38 PM
Posted in thread: Eliminating chill haze on 01-05-2012 at 11:08 PM
I've found keeping the bottles ice cold for a few weeks helps. I had a partial mash Christmas
Ale that conditioned for 8 weeks before I stuck a few in the fridge. At room temperature the
beer was pret...
Posted in thread: 1st all grain brew has watered down results on 01-05-2012 at 02:16 PM
Are you sure of your gravity readings? 1.066 down to 1.014 is almost 7% alcohol with pretty
normal attenuation. This along with your malt bill should be anything but watery. Did you add
water at some ...
Posted in thread: 1st all grain brew has watered down results on 01-04-2012 at 06:46 PM
I questioned this as well however with alway hoping at 60 min myself I wasn't sure wait to
expect omitting the buttering addition so I didn't say anything. But this should be considered
maybe someone ...
Posted in thread: 1st all grain brew has watered down results on 01-04-2012 at 06:24 PM
Did the grain sit for a while after you crushed itmy strike water is heating up when I crush -
the grains may have been sitting for 10 minutes, tops
Posted in thread: 1st all grain brew has watered down results on 01-04-2012 at 05:06 AM
I doubt it's the mash temp unless the thermometer is off. 152 is a fine mash temp for a pale
ale any higher should cause a cloying pale ale IMO.I thought 152 would be okay too. Can water
Posted in thread: 1st all grain brew has watered down results on 01-04-2012 at 03:29 AM
Thanks for the replies. I'll check my thermometer and make sure it's accurate. I checked the
mash temperature 3 times and gave a little stir and the temp was 152 the entire time. I didn't
top off any ...
Posted in thread: 1st all grain brew has watered down results on 01-03-2012 at 11:51 PM
Fairly new to brewing, been lurking quite a while - I was hoping to get some expert advice on
how to improve my all-grain homebrew. I brewed a small batch of pale ale. It has a nice aroma,