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Old 05-01-2011, 05:06 PM   #1
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..... would doubling the steeping grains cause?

Would it, figuratively, change Budweiser into Sam Adams?



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Old 05-01-2011, 05:13 PM   #2
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..... would doubling the steeping grains cause?

Would it, figuratively, change Budweiser into Sam Adams?



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Roughly, it would double the color and flavor contributions.


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No. You won't ever be able to change bud to Sam Adams. Steeping, from what I have read, gives your very little fermentable sugars, and is basically there for color and a little flavor. So to answer your question, you will get a darker color and more malty taste, but not much else. It is impossible to turn piss into something good, as far as the case of changing bud to Sam Adams.
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It is impossible to turn piss into something good, as far as the case of changing bud to Sam Adams.
Right. Avoiding rice in the grain bill would be a good start though.
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Damn....

Does anyone still have that old straw into gold recipe?

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The more grains the better. Doubling the steeping grains will add more color and flavor. Add some two row and do a partial mash. It is just another step to going all grain. Keep on readiing & keep on brewin'.


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