SMaSH #1 2-row, EKG, s-04 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > SMaSH #1 2-row, EKG, s-04
Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway

Thread Tools
Old 12-21-2008, 08:54 AM   #1
Arneba28's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Amherst, Western New York
Posts: 2,192
Liked 17 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 6

So this will be my third AG batch and I am hooked, 4 brews in 2 weeks. Its seriously so cheap vs. extract that I cant believe it. And the product tastes oh so much better, cleaner I think is what I mean.

So tomorrows SMaSH

11# 2-row
1.25oz East Kent Goldings (60)

I am figuring at 65% efficiency so that puts
Og at 1.051
So if I get better Eff% It will just end maltier and thats ok because I am going for an easy drinking beer that I can taste for defects problems in my process.

So my questions are as follows

#1, I want to pitch this on a s-04 cake that will be going into keg tomorrow. The previous batch on this keg was an Irish stout.
If I make sure that I get all the previous beer out will the cake still carry the stout taste?
#2 Should I simply wash a cup or two of the yeast to make sure I get the stout out.
#3 Without a flavoring hop addition will this beer taste like anything since its just 2-row.

My Kegerator Project

Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2008, 09:21 AM   #2
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 2,725
Liked 46 Times on 41 Posts
Likes Given: 56

Dude, S04 is like $1.89. Personally, I don't trust my hombrewery's sanitation vs. Fermentis' to save two bucks.

I'm not sayin, I'm just sayin.

Edit: #3: It will taste EXACTLY like 2-row and EKG. Therein lies the point.
OD: ?
Keg: Simple AIPA (2-row, Chinook, Cascade, WLP090)

Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2008, 09:57 AM   #3
For the love of beer!
Orfy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Cheshire, England
Posts: 11,736
Liked 94 Times on 62 Posts
Likes Given: 30

Nah, don't do it.

If using a yeast cake then you go from small to big and light to dark. Not the other way round.
Use a fresh pack. You can make multiple additions of the EKG to cover Bittering, flavouring and aroma. I've never used plain 2 row but there's plenty of SMaSH brewers so some may of.
Have a beer on me.

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SMaSH!(UK) jpsloan Recipes/Ingredients 13 03-29-2010 11:19 PM
SMaSH us! ftlstrings Recipes/Ingredients 9 02-20-2009 03:13 PM
SMaSH?? snazzy Recipes/Ingredients 6 01-03-2009 10:24 PM
6-row SMaSH? 944play Recipes/Ingredients 16 10-31-2008 02:06 AM
SMaSH ale help.... lucasszy Extract Brewing 6 06-28-2008 08:15 AM

Forum Jump