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Old 02-04-2009, 05:02 PM   #1
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Default 1st runnings for Barleywine / 2nd and 3rd runnings for light beer - Anyone done this?

I was on the Anchor Steam website and see that they make their Old Foghorn Barleywine from the first runnings, then turn around and use the second runnings for a smaller, lighter beer. (Anchor Steam - Anchor Small Beer)

Has anyone tried this out. It seems like you would need to be doing a big batch to get a good amount of high gravity wort from your first runnings, but this sounds like a good way to get 2 brews in one per say, keeping the boiling separate that is.

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Old 02-04-2009, 05:11 PM   #2
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Yes it's called a Parti-Gyle....there's a ton of threads on here, including my own.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f36/lets...ne-mash-74927/

If you search (or even see if there are any similar threads on the bottom of my thread) you will find a ton of info here. we allwere playing with it in the fall.

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Here's an excellent write up by Mosher with some useful maths to help predict what you make and further frustrate you when you get something different.

BT - Parti-Gyle Brewing

Too bad BT is no longer published. I'd love to have the entire library on pdf.

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Old 02-04-2009, 05:25 PM   #4
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ahh... I knew it would be named something strange, thanks.

So it sounds like I need to up the size of my mash/tun to get 2 - 5.5 post boil gallons

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