BIAB no squeeze. Adjusted Distilled Water with Easy Water Treatment Guide Hoppy Profile (2.25 tsp Gypsum, 0.5 tsp Baking Soda). Less vigorous boil than normal. Shot for 5.25 Gallons and ended up with 5.5 Gallons. O2 for 30 seconds and pitched 1200 ml yeast. Fermentation Chamber set at 66 F with 2 deg lag. Estimated 75 % Brewhouse Efficiency.
BIAB no squeeze. Used 7.6 gallons of distilled water. Added 1 tsp Gypsum, 1 tsp Calcium Chloride, .75 tsp Baking Soda. Near "Balanced Profile" on Brewer's Friend Water Profile. Ended up with 5.5 gallons. .25 gallon over. O2 for 40 seconds. Pitched 1100ml of decanted yeast. Set fermentation chamber at 66F. Estimated 76% brewhouse efficiency.
BIAB no squeeze. Estimated 77% efficiency. Aimed for 5.25 gallons in fermenter ended up with 5.5 Gallons. Aerated wort with O2 for 40 seconds. Pitched 1000ml yeast starter into wort. Set in fermentation chamber at 66F.
Strike Temperature: 158 F. Aerated wort for 40 seconds with pure oxygen. Rehydrated dry yeast and pitched into 61 F wort. 86% Efficiency! Airlock activity in 23 hours. 4/24 Fermenter temp of 75 c with lots of airlock activity. Put fermenter in 57.5 F basement. 4/25 Fermenter cooled to 62 F and no airlock activity. Moved fermenter back to 68 F kitchen. 10 hours later fermenter at 64 F no airlock activity checked gravity 1.015. A good krausen ring around top of bucket but little krausen on top of wort. Will leave alone and hope for the best.
BIAB. 90 minute boil. 6.75 gallons pre boil. Calculate less total water next time. Added honey at 35 minutes remaining. Added oxygen to wort for 40 seconds. Pitched 400ml of yeast slurry. Fermentation starting temp 64F. Estimated Efficiency 85%!!! (Difference in Honey maybe). Active airlock activity in 9 hours.
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