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    Cooler System Efficiency

    That is the same system I'm using. 5 gallon batches in a 10 gallon Rubbermaid HLT and a 10 gallon Rubbermaid mash tun. Everything is done indoors so I haven't ever preheated the cooler, and pretty consistently I strike at about 162F, and as I mix it comes down to 152F which is when I put the...
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    Cooler System Efficiency

    I have been brewing the same beer now several times trying to get my system and technique dialed in but can't seem to get the efficiency I want out of my system, Beersmith is measuring it at 52%. The last batch I did we were meticulous about all of our steps and temperatures. We increased hot...
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    Belgian apple ale

    I’m looking to make an apple ale; something in the Belgian ale family, light, crisp with a tart apple finish. I read a description of the Hanger 24 2nd Anniversary Ale, Belgian Caramel Apple, that sounds like exactly what I’m looking for. Does anyone have any ideas on a recipe for something...