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Old 01-09-2007, 02:14 AM   #1
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Default Definition of vorlauf?

OK, guys...I've done a search. No results.

Would someone please define and clarify "vorlauf"/

I've even gone to wikipedia and encarta,but no results.


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Old 01-09-2007, 02:17 AM   #2
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Old 01-09-2007, 02:26 AM   #3
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Vorlauf is derived from the German verb vorlaufen which means to "run ahead". In brewing this is when you initially run off wort from your lauter tun into a vessel called a grant. You then keep recirculating the runnings from the grant back on top of the grain bed until the wort begins to run clear. You can now proceed with a normal sparge.
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Old 01-09-2007, 03:52 PM   #4
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wikipedia is on my Humor list. As the founder of wikipedia puts it, "I can't believe people use this for college papers without checking the references."

http://www.beertown.org/education/dictionary.html

vorlauf. (fogh’-lawf)
German term for recirculation of wort through the grain bed.
[Not exactly right, but close.]
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Rotchercokoff - German for V.D.

Derveenerslydur - German for vaseline

Vorlauf - German for run ahead
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Rotchercokoff - German for V.D.

Derveenerslydur - German for vaseline

Vorlauf - German for run ahead
vahfrumpukin - someone that has just started drinking. (Or someone at Lorenas bachelorette party )

decoxarok - German brand name for viagra

ichshpittenquiken - German for premature ejaculation

gigundaloompa - like the hawaiian word "aloha", this has several meanings. 1 - an oompa loompa with a thyroid problem. 2 - The tent-like structure created while on your back with morning wood. 3 - The German exclamation uttered upon seeing a woman with extremely large breasts.
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Old 01-09-2007, 11:11 PM   #7
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Muschiefurz - German for Quief (or however you spell that)

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mycoxaphalen- german version of levitra.
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gigundaloompa - like the hawaiian word "aloha", this has several meanings. 1 - an oompa loompa with a thyroid problem. 2 - The tent-like structure created while on your back with morning wood. 3 - The German exclamation uttered upon seeing a woman with extremely large breasts.
I think another meaning for this word is-OOPS!!!I killed another hooker.(derived from the eastern part of Germany in the late 1950's)
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