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Old 11-22-2008, 11:30 PM   #1
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I have lately studied the concept of partial mash brewing which is basically the next steep to extract brewing The concept of stepping specailty grains soaking the grains in a water that's a certain temperature to extract the starches and sugars.

My question is do the grains have to be milled or not for the process to work?


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Old 11-22-2008, 11:33 PM   #2
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yes, grains always have to be milled. the amount of water you use is also important.

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Old 11-22-2008, 11:34 PM   #3
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yes they need to crushed, and in addition to grain that you'd usually steep you need a pound or two of some kind of base grain like some 2-row or something to make sure you have enough enzymes to convert it
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