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Old 09-26-2007, 10:50 AM   #1
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I've been reading here about decoction mashes, but I don't understand exactly what they are and what they do in the conversion process that is different, say, to a stepped infusion mash. Can someone enlighten me?

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Old 09-26-2007, 11:52 AM   #2
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http://www.strandbrewers.org/techinfo/decoct1.htm
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Old 09-26-2007, 03:16 PM   #3
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Here's a photolog of me doing one so you can see the process (or at least, my process):
http://community.livejournal.com/hom...ng/441946.html

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Old 09-29-2007, 03:38 PM   #4
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Thanks a lot for those replies about decoction- much appreciated!

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