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Old 04-16-2013, 11:24 PM   #261
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I have a technical question about the steeping and boiling process.

I'm going to steep with 3 gallons of water and BIAB. When I'm done with the hour of steeping I'm going to strain the grains in a separate bucket with 4 gallons of room temp water and combine the two for the boil. Is the difference in temperatures (room temp water and 155 degree steeping water) going to affect it in a negative way?
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Old 04-17-2013, 04:57 PM   #262
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@native, are you doing AG?
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Old 04-17-2013, 05:37 PM   #263
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@native, are you doing AG?
Yes I am..first all grain and I was told to BIAB.
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Old 04-17-2013, 06:02 PM   #264
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I'm new to AG but I think you'd be better using warmer water or sparging. Plenty of helpful and more experienced people that will offer their ideas. Check or post in the techniques forum. Good luck bro
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:43 PM   #265
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Try it without the Lorann first. 6-8 cups of juice will pleasantly surprise you. "Watermelons contribute no flavor, all water" is a MYTH... BUSTED!



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Probably 1 dram of the Lorann watermelon flavor. It's supposed to be 3-4 times stronger than other watermelon extracts and it's water soluble. Ordered it on Amazon for under $4 with shipping. Going with 6 cups of juice so I may not even use the whole thing though.
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Old 04-20-2013, 11:10 PM   #266
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Thinking of bottling after 10 in the secondary. Should be done.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:48 PM   #267
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Try it without the Lorann first. 6-8 cups of juice will pleasantly surprise you. "Watermelons contribute no flavor, all water" is a MYTH... BUSTED!
HOLY S***! It's amazing with great waermelon flavor. Added a little Lorann and it's perfect. Definitely don't think the flavoring was necessary.
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Question: How is the Watermelon taste on this brew over time? Does it start to fade after bottled for a while?
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Old 04-27-2013, 03:16 PM   #269
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I honestly can't tell you. It never lasts more than a few weeks!
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I honestly can't tell you. It never lasts more than a few weeks!
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