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Old 12-16-2010, 10:08 PM   #1
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Will i need a lower tem like 150 -153



 
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:23 PM   #2
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the unfermentables in the caramel malts are going to stay the same either way. But yes, I would mash lower, like 148 or so if you have a lot of caramel. Depends on what you are going for though.



 
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:33 PM   #3
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i have 10 pounds 2 row and 1 pounds of caramel for 40 to 120 and 1 pound of chocolate

 
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:37 PM   #4
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So...

10 lbs 2-row
1 lb C40
1 lb chocolate

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Old 12-16-2010, 10:40 PM   #5
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no 1 pound ranging from c 40 up to 120 c
1 pd of chocolate

 
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Old 12-16-2010, 11:21 PM   #6
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aka 1 pound total of caramel malt

 
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Old 12-17-2010, 02:45 AM   #7
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1 pound of crystal malt isn't "a lot" at all. That's only about 8%.

I'd mash most beers at 152-153.


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