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Re: First try at using BIABacus - can I get another set of eyes to see if I did this right?

Thanks Pat. I did not put the B for Boil Only. That explains the problem. Didn’t know that we need to. What does S for Steeping do to the calculation? I used to steep but normally now just make the grain part of the mash. Easier and seems to work fine. But some of these grains have no diastatic powe...

Re: First try at using BIABacus - can I get another set of eyes to see if I did this right?

Hi Pat, This is great stuff... It is awesome to read a post with so much thought put into it!!! :thumbs: I had questions as well on when using sugar (I’ve done this one time in my 55 BIAB batches), what changes if any does one make with the BIABacus file? I see you left his file adjustment with a ch...

Re: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered

Hello gdp66 , and welcome to the forum! I always would recommend going a little larger than you plan to brew. Can always scale it back but cannot scale it larger without new equipment. For example, I thought 10-gallon brew kettle would work for my planned 5-gallon batches and almost went that way. O...

Re: German Rauchbier Recipe

Awesome Greg! Nice to hear. Let me know how it turns out. A couple guys at my homebrew group thought it good but slightly harsh... Not my opinion, theirs. Kind of like a person having their first IPA, but this is not “over the top” at all, in my opinion. If brewing “for the masses”, perhaps I would ...

Re: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered

Hello and welcome to the forum DBC , seniletoo , and MoonBrewer . Sounds like you all have some brewing knowledge. seniletoo - ability to post pictures should be in the software when you make a post. But instead of adding to the First Post section choose one of the other sections that fits what you ...

Re: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered

Hello Steve Kaplan ! Thank you for your post and welcome to the forum! If you like beer and like to drink beer, I would recommend skipping the mini-batches and go with at least 5-gallon batches. If you like beer - 5 gallons goes pretty quick. Do you have some styles that you know that you like? Usua...

Re: My First Post! - Post here to become Fully Registered

If you love the beer, can find out what sort of flavor hops are used and purchase some... Always can change hops. There are many good ones. The BIABacus file that ShorePoints recommended to you is really a phenomenal tool to help you with brewing and figuring out exactly how much to use, etc. If que...

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