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Liquid extract has about 36 ppg or points/pound/gal. That means that one lb. of LME in one gal. of water gives you an OG of 1.036. You have 5 kg or about 11 lb. Multiply that by 36 and you have a total of 396 gravity points. Divide that 5.5 (gal., roughly 23 L) and you get 72, so your OG would be 1.072. Because you're doing a concentrated boil, your hop ...
One way to evaluate beer bitterness is through the IBU/OG ratio. In your case that would be 151/63=2.396. Now this is hugely bitter! I don't know which style of beer you are trying to brew, but to take some guidelines, the Imperial IPA style (taken as an example of extreme bitterness) should have the following parameters: OG: 1.070-1.090 IBU: 60-120. This ...
As others have said already youtube has a mass of informative videos but filtering them can be tricky. Herb Tarlek is right Northern Brewer is a good place to start and this video in particular is a good starter: Northern brewer Starter 101: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaDQ6S6p6Wk For more general brewing information and tutorials: Beer Geek Nation: ...
Herb Tarlek is right... there are tons of youTube channels and Northern Brewer's stuff is good. As to the matter of overcarbing some bottles and undercarbing others in the same batch: here's how to solve that... take 2 cups of water and add your priming sugar to it. Bring it to a boil and hold it there until the sugar is fully dissolved. Pour that into ...
Also consider putting in a plastic zip lock or other and using a pastry roller. It's also good for cracking small specialty grains that are too small for the setting on your mill.
have you checked out YouTube? There are thousands of them.. some good.. some not so good.
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