Trub?

Sun Aug 27, 2006 9:37 pm

So, I did my first two batch sparges this weekend, and I cranked the gap on my grain mill to 39 somethingths. When I racked to my primary, I noticed alot more trub than I'm used to. It's not solid matter, like husks, so I think I'm doing my recirc correctly. It looks more like the egg drop soup stuff that doc mentions. I'm doing long boils and cooling down in 30 minutes. I lost quite a bit more wort than I'm used to when racking. So what might this stuff be? Is it hot or cold break? Does this come along with batch sparging? Is my girlfriend putting dryer lint into the pot to discourage my obsession?
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Sun Aug 27, 2006 10:46 pm

Sounds like hot break to me, you're fine.
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Mon Aug 28, 2006 4:55 am

Agreed, sounds like hot break.
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Mon Aug 28, 2006 5:20 am

Although you should probably still watch your girlfriend carefully... they are a tricky bunch...
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Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:44 am

Sounds like dryer lint to me. Does she use a fabric softener? That could effect head retention.
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