Originally Posted by Prost!
Add steeping grains as soon as you turn on the heat. Remove at 170*F, if you reach 170*F before 30 minutes turn heat off and remove grain bag at 30 minute mark. Bring to a boil, turn off heat again and add LME (or DME, or candy sugar), stirring so it doesn't burn on the bottom of your kettle. Then bring to boil again. Add bittering and aroma hops, clarifiers or whatever per recipe. Perfect every time. Don’t reduce the LME! That’s the good stuff, 8 or 9 lbs of it can make a truly great beer.
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Thanks for the good advice Prost!