Yeah - makes sense to me!
I have germinated the wheat for 3 days. It' agrospire (the large root) is about 3/4's the length of the entire wheat berry.
I am now heating it up to about 115 degrees. Its been in the commercial warming ovens for about 2 hours now. Its really starting to look good!
I purchased raw soft wheat from a mill here in SC (built in the late 1800s and the tour was unbelievable.)
I have germinated the wheat and plan on heating it in ovens that I can set at 125 degrees. In essence - I am malting my wheat for my wheat beer recipe.
Here is my question:
The honey seemed to take forever to break down and ferment. We bottled up after 3 weeks of fermenting. We have recently tried the beer and found it to have an almost white wine / mead-ish like taste... We were told by some knowledgeable brewers that it could be the yeast - and that the beer had...
Thanks very much for the info. I am a backyard beekeeper and am excited about adding my own honey to the mix. I will add the honey after the temp of the wort comes down a bit around 150 i guess. I don't want to damage the honey. I think i will experiment with 1 pound this batch. PS I am making 5...
I have a recipe for Brown Ale from a Liquid hobby ingredient kit. it calls for:
3.3 lb Dark Malt Extract
1 bag of dry malt extract
1 oz hops
1 packet of yeast
5 oz priming sugar
Can i add 2 lbs of honey to the wort after the boil (no longer on heat) to create a honey brown...