Malt Pipe "fall-over"

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Malt Pipe "fall-over"

Unread postby Luis Coentrao » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:58 pm

Have you already had the bad experience of letting the malt pipe fall inside the BM during the Sparge?
Today, during my 2nd BM brew, I stirred the grain so "well" after lifting the pipe that the pipe itself swirled and falled in the BM. Splash!! :oops:
Luckily, I lifted up quickly but did not obviate some wort loss to the ground and some grain escape to the wort.
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Re: Malt Pipe "fall-over"

Unread postby bruulog » Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:59 pm

This stuff can ruin your beer if you boil grains and husks (or is it "hulls"?).
It can give your beer a lingering bitter/bail after-taste. Something you feel only after you have swallowed the beer. You feel it on back of your tongue and it's really annoying.
This happened to me once, when by accident, some grain got in to my boiler.
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Re: Malt Pipe "fall-over"

Unread postby niels » Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:21 pm

I didn't experienced this yet, but you mentioning it will make me double check the malt pipe position next time I sparge.

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