Originally Posted by allclene
Have you tried step mashing this recipe? Was wondering if it would change the whole beer or would come out close the same. Seems a little light on the grain to me so was wondering if stepped would it render more eficiency and possibly stronger beer and darker color.
I haven't tried a step mash with this recipe. I am already getting over 80% eff. and this beer comes out at almost 6%ABV as it is. (5.87% to be exact)
I am sure if you did a step mash you'd get a little bit more conversion. I think the color would pretty much remain the same though. If you were going for a stronger ABV without increasing the color much, add a 1/2lb-3/4lb of corn sugar. That may dry it out a tad, but if you did a step mash, just raise the sacc. rest to 156 degrees.