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Old 03-26-2010, 03:47 AM   #31
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it has been a while, I have no troubles with stuck sparges on my new mash/tun but I believe I put in the rice hulls first and let them settle a bit before adding the grains.

I have not conditioned my malt yet, my barley crusher is set to the standard setting, which I believe is .037.

Hopefully someone else pipes in with experience in sparge troubles with wheat because I guess I just haven't had enough experience.
The rice hulls first seems to make sense. I think I will at least try that next time. I appreciate your help and anyone else who might have any suggestion.
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The rice hulls first seems to make sense. I think I will at least try that next time. I appreciate your help and anyone else who might have any suggestion.
check this thread out on using rice hulls

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f36/rice...ow-use-143864/
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check this thread out on using rice hulls

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Thanks. That answered some questions.
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Thinking about making this using some Nottingham as I have a packet in my supply. Any thoughts on how it might turn out?

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Thinking about making this using some Nottingham as I have a packet in my supply. Any thoughts on how it might turn out?
Well it won't be the same beer but probably still good. Do you have any other yeasts?
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Humann Brewing,

I tried your recipe today. Looking forward to tasting how it turns out. I the amount of hops a bit to make sure they came in overall at 30%. Thanks for posting this recipe. If it comes close to Widmer Hef, I think I might get an open checkbook to buy more brewing equipment. The wife loves the beer.

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I tried your recipe today. Looking forward to tasting how it turns out. I the amount of hops a bit to make sure they came in overall at 30%. Thanks for posting this recipe. If it comes close to Widmer Hef, I think I might get an open checkbook to buy more brewing equipment. The wife loves the beer.
good to hear, what part of Washington are you from? I spent the first 27 years of my life up there and miss it dearly.
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Humann,

Any chance I could bother you for a Partial version of your recipe please? Love Widmer and havent taken the leap to AG quite yet. Appreciate your help

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Any chance I could bother you for a Partial version of your recipe please? Love Widmer and havent taken the leap to AG quite yet. Appreciate your help
This is what Beersmith gave me when converting it to PM. Still looks like your mashing close to 8lbs of grain. Can you mash that much? I also changed the efficiency to 74% which may be closer to what you get.

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 6.98 gal
Estimated OG: 1.049 SG
Estimated Color: 4.9 SRM
Estimated IBU: 32.7 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 74.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

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Amount Item Type % or IBU
0.33 lb Rice Hulls (0.0 SRM) Adjunct 3.45 %
0.81 lb Pale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 8.41 %
0.67 lb Wheat Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 6.98 %
4.26 lb Great Western 2 Row (2.0 SRM) Grain 44.47 %
3.31 lb Wheat Malt, Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 34.48 %
0.14 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 1.48 %
0.07 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 0.74 %
0.25 oz Warrior [15.00 %] (60 min) Hops 12.8 IBU
0.25 oz Millenium [15.00 %] (60 min) Hops 12.8 IBU
0.05 oz Horizon [12.00 %] (60 min) Hops 2.1 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (15 min) Hops 4.2 IBU
0.50 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (1 min) Hops 0.4 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [7.00 %] (1 min) Hops 0.5 IBU
1 Pkgs American Hefeweizen Ale (White Labs #WLP32Yeast-Wheat


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 8.11 lb
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Single Infusion, Medium Body
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 10.14 qt of water at 163.7 F 152.0 F
10 min Mash Out Add 5.68 qt of water at 200.7 F 168.0 F
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Thanks Humann...

That is a big grain bill for me. I only have a 21 Qt pot....So I will need to convert some grains to LME...Any ideas? Wish I had beersmith.

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