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Old 01-09-2012, 02:47 AM   #301
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Sounds good.

How much? 1/2 lb or 1 lb? Do I add it in first, last or ?

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Old 01-09-2012, 03:57 AM   #302
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I used 1/2 lb for this recipe, soaked it in hot, out of the tap, water for a while while my strike water was heating up. Then added it to the mash tun, followed by the grains. Then mashed as usual. They do not impart any flavors, and should not be calculated as part of the grain bill either, if I read correctly. Hope that helps.

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Old 01-09-2012, 04:10 AM   #303
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Perfect!

Ya just think you are starting to understand the various causes and affects of brewing and then you try something different and you realize you don't know jack!

Thanks for the info - hopefully it will also help someone else.

Dave

 
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Old 01-09-2012, 07:30 AM   #304
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This beer turned out great! I think I've found a regular

 
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Old 01-10-2012, 05:30 PM   #305
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This should be a good base:
3.00 lb Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)
1.00 lb Wheat Dry Extract (8.0 SRM)
2.00 lb Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM)

1.49 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00%] (60 min)

0.75 oz Coriander Seed (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
0.75 oz Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 10.0 min) Misc

1 Pkgs Belgian Witbier (Wyeast #3944 or White Labs WLP400) Definitely want a Belgian Wit yeast though.

Mash your flaked wheat at 155 degrees for 60-75 minutes (the longer will up the efficiency and ABV%)

Strain the wheat grains out and bring wort to boil, add extracts and you know the rest...
I saw this asked a few times with no answer. Not sure if it belongs somewhere else, but I want to try this recipe out but have never done a PM before. With only 2lb of grain (I'm only counting the wheat, but maybe I should also count the DME???), how do i determine how much strike water to use? Does it follow the 1.5 qt / 1 lb rule? That would only be 3 qts (.75 gal). Once I've done that, how much water should I use to sparge? I've read 2 times the initial mash, so that would be 1.5 gal. for a total of 2.25 (not counting boil off). Ultimately, what volume should my wort be?

Should I mash with .75 gal strike water, sparge with 1.5 gal, and then combine the two, boil, add DME, and then top off to OG in the fermenter? Or should I be shooting for a minimum volume of wort for the boil? Or something else altogether?

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Old 01-11-2012, 01:18 AM   #306
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I saw this asked a few times with no answer. Not sure if it belongs somewhere else, but I want to try this recipe out but have never done a PM before. With only 2lb of grain (I'm only counting the wheat, but maybe I should also count the DME???), how do i determine how much strike water to use? Does it follow the 1.5 qt / 1 lb rule? That would only be 3 qts (.75 gal). Once I've done that, how much water should I use to sparge? I've read 2 times the initial mash, so that would be 1.5 gal. for a total of 2.25 (not counting boil off). Ultimately, what volume should my wort be?

Should I mash with .75 gal strike water, sparge with 1.5 gal, and then combine the two, boil, add DME, and then top off to OG in the fermenter? Or should I be shooting for a minimum volume of wort for the boil? Or something else altogether?

Thanks!
Disregard... Beersmith answered for me. For anyone curious, Beersmith recommends a 3.5qt mash in for 75 min with a 3.88 gal fly sparge at 168f. Then add water to get to preboil OG of 1.061. I'll give it a whirl and see how it goes.

 
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:22 PM   #307
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I have 3.3lbs. Pilsen LME leftover that I've been wanting to use-up. Here's what I came up with to brew this partial mash:

http://hopville.com/recipe/1123936/w...ipes/bloo-muen
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Open log Fermenting and gas-can secondary?? I am planning my next brew right now!!

 
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Old 02-03-2012, 02:17 PM   #308
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Ok I promise I've searched and can't find the answer, but how do you crush or prepare the coriander? I got whole seeds from my lhbs.

 
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Old 02-03-2012, 03:16 PM   #309
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Ok I promise I've searched and can't find the answer, but how do you crush or prepare the coriander? I got whole seeds from my lhbs.
Coffee grinder if you have one. Else roll it with beer bottle our rolling pin in a plastic bag
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Old 02-04-2012, 06:55 AM   #310
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I just put them in a plastic bag and hit them with a small hammer.


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