It was a good brew day. I used the new 21.5 gallon Stout Tanks and Kettles boil kettle. Also used the two new 1 barrel jacketed fermentors from BrewersHardware.com.
The gravities were off today. I need to start milling my own grain as the local homebrew store is not doing a good job. Many grains were uncrushed upon inspection. See the Iodine test below. Purple leached out of our whole, squished grains. Both beers had OG of 1.051, we wanted 1.055. I took care of it by boiling an extra 45 minutes.
Even with the new kettle, there was ‘almost’ had a boilover.