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Offline denny

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Re: Is This A Problem?
« Reply #60 on: April 16, 2011, 07:57:57 AM »


Here's a link to his test...

http://hbd.org/discus/messages/40327/41534.html

Are you getting the right link?  This one is about trub from kettle to fermenter, as opposed to draff from mash tun.  Unless I'm missing something...

No, you're correct.  I guess I was thinking that it included the mash, also.
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Re: Is This A Problem?
« Reply #61 on: April 16, 2011, 08:29:04 AM »
Bummer cuz I suspect you're right.  I have skipped vorlauf as well, but I have found that the vorlauf is beneficial (in addition to any flavor improvements) in that if I don't do it, the draff that eventually gets into my fermenter forms a very loose trub that is difficult to rack off of without disturbing it.
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