Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > AG = more trub/yeast cake?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-21-2007, 12:28 PM   #1
FSR402
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
FSR402's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Jenison, MI
Posts: 2,850
Liked 22 Times on 17 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default AG = more trub/yeast cake?

I brewed my first AG brews a week ago and last night I racked the Stone IPA clone to a clearing tank and dry hopped it. MAN there was A LOT of yeast and trub on the bottom of the fermentor. It was crazy. When it was all racked over the trub line was at the one gallon mark on the bucket. I have never got even half that much with the extract brews.

Anyone else notice this?


Oh, and the brew tasted amazing.


__________________
TWO FISTED BREWING CO.

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr_cad View Post
Its nice when you and your friends have comparable equipment.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Walker-san View Post
some people will tap anything that has a hole.
Buy Two Fisted Brewing gear
FSR402 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2007, 12:36 PM   #2
chainsawbrewing
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
chainsawbrewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Indianapolis,IN
Posts: 1,200
Liked 40 Times on 31 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

from what i've heard, this is pretty common. i know it happened to me when i made the switch to AG versus extract.


__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by shecky View Post
I love you. No, seriously, I think I have a man-crush on you. Smooches. :p

my bar build
chainsawbrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2007, 01:33 PM   #3
Evan!
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Evan!'s Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Posts: 11,822
Liked 84 Times on 70 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I noticed that on my first AG batch. If I'm not mistaken, that extra trub is from the grain particulate. Maybe I'm 100% wrong, but I can't think of anything else that differs from PM or extract. Then again, it might be some kind of molecular issue that someone who knows more about it can explain here and make me look like a retard
__________________
MOSS HOLLOW BREWING CO.
Aristocratic Ales, Lascivious Lagers


.planned:
•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)
Evan! is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2007, 01:36 PM   #4
TheJadedDog
AFK ATM
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
TheJadedDog's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: People's Republic of Cambridge
Posts: 3,309
Liked 16 Times on 13 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Evan!
I noticed that on my first AG batch. If I'm not mistaken, that extra trub is from the grain particulate. Maybe I'm 100% wrong, but I can't think of anything else that differs from PM or extract. Then again, it might be some kind of molecular issue that someone who knows more about it can explain here and make me look like a retard
Well, there are also more proteins present in an AG batch than in extract like the hot and cold break. More of that material would result in more trub.
__________________
And now we go AG!

On Tap: Nadda
Primary: Nadda
Planning: Extra Special Bitter
TheJadedDog is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2007, 01:48 PM   #5
david_42
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
david_42's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,577
Liked 146 Times on 138 Posts

Default

I always see more trub with AG. Proteins, grain bits &, I suspect, more and bigger yeast because of the increased level of nutrients.
__________________
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk
david_42 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2007, 03:12 PM   #6
casper0074
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Lebanon, PA
Posts: 42
Default

I noticed the difference too, but in the brewpot instead of the primary. I also used a whirfloc tablet with my first ag and ended up leaving about a gallon of proteins, etc in the bottom of my brewpot (5 gal batch).


casper0074 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yeast cake + boiled hops + trub = okay?? Pete08 General Techniques 5 11-11-2008 12:32 AM
Re-using the trub (yeast cake) DD2000GT General Techniques 2 10-28-2008 12:10 AM
Yeast/Trub Layers enginerd General Techniques 1 03-28-2008 11:30 PM
filter trub but not yeast? adamgram General Techniques 4 03-11-2008 03:00 AM
Getting yeast from trub hardrain Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 02-27-2008 02:19 PM


Forum Jump