I didn't want to hijack the turbid mash thread...but... - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Lambic & Wild Brewing > I didn't want to hijack the turbid mash thread...but...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-05-2011, 04:25 PM   #1
Bensiff
Recipes 
 
Mar 2008
, Washington, the state
Posts: 4,859
Liked 377 Times on 296 Posts



Sideshow asked about the differences between the Wild brews turbid mash and the Liddle schedule, so that got me wondering about the Wyeast schedule:

2.35 qt/lb

Dough in wheat with 10% barley and 75% water at 140 F

Increase to boiling and hold for 30 minutes

Add remaining malt and water and adjust to 158 F degrees holding for 2 hours while regularly stirring. Rest 30 minutes

Sparge with 203 F water

Anyone tried this...it seems like its a lot easier than the others and me being lazy that's appealing to me if it yields good results.



 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2011, 10:01 PM   #2
Oldsock
Recipes 
 
Sep 2007
DC, Washington DC
Posts: 3,231
Liked 252 Times on 167 Posts


I used it twice and the resulting beers weren't great. I got shockingly high efficiency (the second time over 100%). The first batch wasn't the fault of the mash, it took 4 days for fermentation to start. The second started at 1.070 due to the high efficiency and the beer just never tasted quite right, not enough acidity.

The turbid mash is labor intensive, but it really doesn't take that much longer. When making a beer that takes years I'd put in the extra effort on brew day.


__________________
Check out The Mad Fermentationist for my adventures in fermentation and my book: American Sour Beers!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2011, 01:33 AM   #3
Bensiff
Recipes 
 
Mar 2008
, Washington, the state
Posts: 4,859
Liked 377 Times on 296 Posts


Thanks Oldsock, that is exactly what I was looking for...I'm all for putting the extra effort in if its worth it. So I guess I'm not lazy, just efficient. Now, off to drink a Monk's Cafe to build up my dregs.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2011, 07:28 PM   #4
pipapat
Recipes 
 
Jun 2009
slc
Posts: 269
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Oldsock View Post
I used it twice and the resulting beers weren't great. I got shockingly high efficiency (the second time over 100%). The first batch wasn't the fault of the mash, it took 4 days for fermentation to start. The second started at 1.070 due to the high efficiency and the beer just never tasted quite right, not enough acidity.

The turbid mash is labor intensive, but it really doesn't take that much longer. When making a beer that takes years I'd put in the extra effort on brew day.
i used your blog as a starting point.

My third run i got 90%.
The first two batches where below target gravity.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Turbid mash: Wild Brews vs. Liddil sideshow_ben Lambic & Wild Brewing 5 02-04-2011 11:52 PM
Another "is this normal" thread drummermattie02 Lambic & Wild Brewing 5 02-03-2011 03:24 PM
Sour Mash Saison? womencantsail Lambic & Wild Brewing 5 01-17-2011 05:12 PM
Mash Reccomendation for Lambic boralyl Lambic & Wild Brewing 8 10-25-2010 06:54 PM
Old Hop Donation thread Reverend JC Lambic & Wild Brewing 23 07-21-2009 11:17 PM


Forum Jump