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Old 07-06-2011, 07:20 PM   #261
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Guys, does it matter what type of pilsner malt you use? I am ordering from AHS and they have "German Pilsen," "Beligiam Pilsen," "Bohemian Pilsner," "German Pilsen," and "Premium Pilsner" malt.

Sorry for the dumb question, but I can't seem to decide amongst these. Was going to get the German Pilsen malt. any suggestions? Making this one for a golf weekend.
I used German

 
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:58 AM   #262
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I used German
Thanks. Went with that as well. Also sub'd spalt hops for the tettnanger.
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Old 07-17-2011, 01:01 AM   #263
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I would love to brew this but I have one question. On AHS, they do not have perle hops, but I have read that both cluster and northern brewer are substitutes. Anyone have a reccomendation for which one to go with? The cluster hops have a slightly lower AA %, whereas the northern brewer hops have a slightly larger AA %.

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:38 PM   #264
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I would love to brew this but I have one question. On AHS, they do not have perle hops, but I have read that both cluster and northern brewer are substitutes. Anyone have a reccomendation for which one to go with? The cluster hops have a slightly lower AA %, whereas the northern brewer hops have a slightly larger AA %.

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Northern Brewer has Perle Hops.
http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewin...lets-1-oz.html

 
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Old 07-17-2011, 03:25 PM   #265
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So does this look okay? I couldn't figure out how to add a half pound on Northern Brewer, so I just added it in the comments which is why it says 3 lbs.
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Is a single infusion mash different from a sparge? Should I add about 6.5 to 7 gallons of strike water, let it sit at 151 F, and then no sparge? Lastly, did you go with 1.25qts/lb of grain?

 
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Old 07-17-2011, 03:49 PM   #266
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So does this look okay? I couldn't figure out how to add a half pound on Northern Brewer, so I just added it in the comments which is why it says 3 lbs.
http://imageshack.us/f/847/itemsr.jpg/

Is a single infusion mash different from a sparge? Should I add about 6.5 to 7 gallons of strike water, let it sit at 151 F, and then no sparge? Lastly, did you go with 1.25qts/lb of grain?
Looks like a plan. Mash with 1.25 quarts per pound. Be sure to boil for 90 minutes.

 
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Old 07-17-2011, 04:43 PM   #267
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Looks like a plan. Mash with 1.25 quarts per pound. Be sure to boil for 90 minutes.
So I should boil for 30 minutes before adding any hops, correct?

 
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:28 PM   #268
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So I should boil for 30 minutes before adding any hops, correct?
Yep!

 
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:44 PM   #269
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Awesome, thanks. How much sparge water do you normally use? My last question, I promise.

 
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:15 PM   #270
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Just racked this to a keg and tried a sample. Came out a bit drier than I expected probably due to mash temp was a little low at 149. Should still be be good for the hot weather we are having right now. Thanks for a good recipe Ed. Next up your house pale ale.

 
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