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Old 12-16-2010, 02:01 PM   #1
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Default Some Grain Got Through Grain Bag into kettlle

will it effect the finished beer much?


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Old 12-16-2010, 02:12 PM   #2
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Nope, it'll be fine. Grains are boiled in the traditional German brewing method known as decoction mashing.


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Old 12-16-2010, 02:26 PM   #3
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alright thanks was worried that when i started boiling it would extract some kind of tanins. need to pick up a colander just in case this ever happens again. think the shop crushed em too fine
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Old 12-16-2010, 02:28 PM   #4
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one more thing i tossed in the bag as soon as it hit 150F and now about 20 minutes later it's down to around 145. should i give it a 45 minute steep?
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Since you're just steeping, temp doesn't matter as much. Just leave it in the hot water for 20-30 minutes and you'll be fine.
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Old 12-16-2010, 02:39 PM   #6
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done 30 minute steep now just waiting for boil to toss in extract


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