Guybrush wrote:Ya, I wish I had the time/energy to get into AG brewing. But for now my schedule works very well with the 4 hours it takes to make an extract w/ grains.
markaberrant wrote:I measure out my mash water first. While it is heating, I measure and crush my grain, and measure my mash salts. By then, the water is up to strike temp, so in it goes. I'm usually mashed in within 30 minutes.
Then I heat my sparge water, measure out my hops, and clean out a bucket/carboy during a standard 60 minute mash.
Runoff, sparge and bringing wort to a boil takes another 30 minutes.
Do a standard 90 minute boil.
Chilling, transfering to bucket, carrying into the house and into the basement, taking a gravity reading, oxygenating and pitching yeast takes 30 minutes.
Then another 30 minutes to clean everything up nice and put it all away.
That's 4 hours, plus a few minutes here and there.
markaberrant wrote:Runoff, sparge and bringing wort to a boil takes another 30 minutes.
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