Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Mini-Mash vs Extract
Thread Tools
Old 12-22-2005, 05:09 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: austin
Posts: 106
Default Mini-Mash vs Extract

What is the difference? Cooking time (steeping?)

madrean is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2005, 05:39 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
david_42's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,577
Liked 146 Times on 138 Posts


Count on an hour more than an extract batch. When I do mini-mashes, I'll use a really big mesh bag (it's as big as my kettle) and a little over a quart of water per pound of grain. After an hour, I add all the rest of the water for the batch at 170F, or so. Then gently stir the grain for 15 minutes before removing the bag and adding the extract. I've gotten great results.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk
david_42 is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Extract v. Mini Mash kits TexasSpartan Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 03-11-2009 04:51 PM
Extract VS Mini-Mash? pcolson Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 08-05-2008 05:21 PM
Mini Mash vs. Extract Grinder12000 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 07-21-2008 12:53 PM
mini mash or extract? Jah Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 01-29-2008 11:51 PM
Mini-Mash vs. Extract Kit mdowns63 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 11-08-2007 08:34 PM

Forum Jump