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Old 09-19-2008, 07:09 PM   #1
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I know that you should steep grains in a small volume of water, something like 1gal per lb of steeping grains, to avoid tannin extraction.

If I want to steep in the full volume of water that I am going to brew with(7 gals) can I simply add something like Five Star buffer 5.2 to bring the PH down and avoid tannins and astringent flavors?

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 11:07 PM   #2
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But why
are you trying to save time?
I say dont do it.

 
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