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Old 04-25-2010, 11:58 AM   #1
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Bringing the temp up on my mash water for my first AG batch.

I had a horrible horrible dream last night that I screwed this up. So I quickly double checked my volume math and did a last "sanitation look-over".

I'm ready as I'll ever be!
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Old 04-25-2010, 12:35 PM   #2
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You can do it Luke, free your mind, let the force be with you!
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Old 04-25-2010, 12:37 PM   #3
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Haha, thanks.

I feel awesome after hitting my temp right on after grain addition. Couldnt do it that smooth again if I tried! (though I hope I'm wrong on that!)
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Old 04-25-2010, 03:52 PM   #4
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Well, after hitting my mash temp, the process quickly went downhill.

I've learned that there is a huge difference between HITTING your mash temp and MAINTAINING your mash temp. I now know that once I get that temp and add grains, to turn the burner to low!

Also, I will not use nearly as much water again. I'm finding that its easier to add water than to boil all day to get rid of it.

Oh well, I expected a learning curve on this batch. Worst thing I'll do is make beer.
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