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  • Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 07-30-2015 at 10:08 AM
    Wing mirror

  • Posted in thread: How much brew to give to a friend on 07-30-2015 at 09:57 AM
    I sometimes end up giving away my brew as follows:2 for the old man2 for the old man in law2
    for brother 12 for brother 22 to share in local bar for tastings2-4 for friends who stop
    byetcThen I get ca...

  • Posted in thread: Mash time / sac rest on 07-30-2015 at 09:18 AM
    Here's a bit of advice I was given about the implications of longer mashing so I thought I'd
    stick it here, seems like sound info!Particularly: 'The potential disadvantage of mashing too
    long, is that...

  • Posted in thread: 1.047 - 1.014: Yeast stressed out? on 07-29-2015 at 06:05 AM
    154 is relatively high Actually it was 67C which is about 152F. It was my understanding that
    this range produces a medium body. I like a bit of residual sweetness and mouth feel that comes
    from this ...

  • Posted in thread: 1.047 - 1.014: Yeast stressed out? on 07-27-2015 at 11:33 AM
    23 litre Recipe (mashed @ 154f):2kg Irish Pale Malt340gm Medium Crystal 110gm Dark Crystal
    1.8kg lme55gm Goldings, East Kent [5.7 %] 15gm Progress [6.60 %]It sits at an average of 64-66f
    now I'd say, ...

  • Posted in thread: 1.047 - 1.014: Yeast stressed out? on 07-27-2015 at 10:24 AM
    Hello,I'm currently doing an English bitter. The OG was 1.047 which gave me a partial mash
    efficiency of about 75% I think. I reused a Gervin Ale yeast harvested on the day of pitching
    new brew. Used ...

  • Posted in thread: Efficiency question on 07-16-2015 at 01:03 PM
    Will a longer mash time increase my efficiency? Is there any downside to longer mash times,
    other than the time spent?The difference is negligible. I've looked at experiments that did
    side by side mas...

  • Posted in thread: Efficiency question on 07-16-2015 at 12:13 PM
    I'm not sure how accurate it would be due to other factors mentioned, i.e. volume loss,
    conversion rates and such but I use this calculator to give me a ballpark figure -
    https://brewedbyus.com/info/c...

  • Posted in thread: How many Gallon's of Beer 2015... Interesting Comparison on 07-16-2015 at 10:35 AM
    there should be a little emoticon that says "Fun Killer!":and then add on top of that the 100s
    (possibly 1,000s?) of users who don't contribute to that thread... and then the many, many more
    homebrewe...

  • Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 07-16-2015 at 10:13 AM
    I haven't ordered any more extract, maybe I should just reduce the water to be added to
    compensate.For example at 23 liters 60% efficiency I should get 4.3%... 19 liters should give
    me 5.2% with same ...

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