Typically in a mini-mash you are using just enough 2-row to convert the specialty grains, but people rarely make a distinction. I think of a partial as a high gravity ale, like a barleywine, where I have to use some extract to bring it up to the target gravity. This is because my equipment is sized for my typical (1.035-70) batch and I'm not willing buy/build bigger gear.
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Last edited by david_42; 09-12-2006 at 04:12 PM.