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Posted in thread: Cereal mash 12 hours prior to normal mash on 11-15-2010 at 10:26 PM
Boy, that makes me think "sour mash" all the way. A luke-warm day-old mash would be crawling
with lactobacillus.I've been thinking on this.....The cereal mash would end in a "Boil" for
about 20 minute...
Posted in thread: Cereal mash 12 hours prior to normal mash on 11-15-2010 at 05:17 PM
Thanks for the replies, I'll try just an infusion mash, single step, and extend the mash time
out a bit, to at least 90 minutes to give it time to convert as much as possible. Also include
some 6-row ...
Posted in thread: Cereal mash 12 hours prior to normal mash on 11-15-2010 at 02:15 AM
I've got some unmalted wheat I want to use in an American Wheat style beer, it appears that I
must do a cereal mash on the wheat before adding to the mash.My thought was to do a cereal mash
on the whe...
Posted in thread: Liquid vs Dry Yeast on 01-02-2009 at 02:51 AM
NottinghamUS-05S-04S-33T-58I love 'em all!Fast start, great results, and cheap too!I couldn't
agree more!!Of course I still use liquid for odd beers, Belgians, Hefe's, ect..., But for
normal Pale Ales...
Posted in thread: I Love S-04! on 12-07-2008 at 02:29 AM
All 3 of these dry yeasts are EXCELLENT! I probably use more of the S05 than the others.We are
lucky to have "quality dry yeast" as an option.I started brewing in 1982 and yeast selection
Posted in thread: So, how much (if any) money does brewing save? on 01-07-2008 at 03:12 AM
it sure helps get the Missus off your back to tell them how much money all this mess around
the house saves. Haha.:mug: That makes it all worth while to me! My wife Thinks I'm saving a
ton of money. ...
Posted in thread: Anyone ever forget to vorlauf, like me, the idiot? on 01-01-2008 at 10:15 PM
I used to use a mash pad, just like pictured in the grainger link. Worked GREAT!I have since
gotten used to mashing without a mash pad, I use a stainless steel false bottom, resists
floating and letti...
Posted in thread: Boulevard Irish Ale Clone on 02-24-2006 at 02:26 AM
I'll tell you what... Boulevard's Irish Ale is one awesome beer! :rockin: :ban: I love the
stuff! It is only available seasonal, last year I tried to buy a 1/2 barrel keg of it and it
would not happen...
Posted in thread: Adding fruit to secondary, how to sanitize the fruit? on 02-23-2006 at 03:05 AM
2 pounds to 5 gallons will be a little on the light side.There is no "magic formula", only
experience can guide you.My last batch with raspberries, a 1.046 starting gravity, and 3.5
pounds of frozen b...
Posted in thread: Belgian Raspberry Ale on 02-07-2006 at 01:43 AM
In using frozen fruit in your recipes do you add any pectin enzyme to the wort? I would think
adding the berries at the end of the boil for a quick pasterization would have some effect on
the pectin ...