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Old 04-22-2009, 09:45 PM   #1
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Ok, so I got the blue moon clone recipe from AHS, and it has 7# wheat extract, 1/2 lb white wheat, 1 lb flaked oats, 1/2 lb flaked wheat, and 1/2 lb belgian pilsener malt.... it tells me to steep at 155 in 2 1/2 gallons of water. Are these things that need base malt to be converted and a specific mash volume or are these just like regular steeping grains?

As we speak I have about 1 1/2 gallons of water heating up to this temp....

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Old 04-22-2009, 09:51 PM   #2
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You need them to convert. You have "base malt" in the pilsner malt. Follow their instructions and you should be fine.



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Old 04-22-2009, 09:53 PM   #3
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ok thanks, didn't know if that was the right volume of water, etc.

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its part of a KIT ?
if its a kit from AHB i am sure you have all you need

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You do need them to convert. You should follow the directions. If they call for using 2.5 gallons for the mini-mash, use that. Not 1.5 gallons, that will make a difference.



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