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    making Munich, pilsner, Vienna malts

    Yes thats the one I have grown to love. Plus I new to the making the Munich and Vienna malts so. Will be happy with just something drinkable this time around. I am slowly improving my craft.
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    making Munich, pilsner, Vienna malts

    I think I'm going to follow the same process for the Vienna malt but just at a lower temperature
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    making Munich, pilsner, Vienna malts

    That's kind of what I was thinking I just need to Maybe figure out the Vienna malt For the Munich malt I'm going to Dry it for just 24 hours then 12 hours at 160 and 3 hours at 200, The processes I seen suggest a stewing effect in effect like if you were doing a caramel malt So I'm just...
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    making Munich, pilsner, Vienna malts

    Want to get my grains ready for a Oktoberfest which calls for Vienna, Munich, an pilsner. I have some Carmel already and lots of barley I m just trying to find a site with instructions on malting the above? I have a malt time chart but its more for if you have a malt house, any Suggestions...
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    can i malt grains too long

    My hazy IPA using all the techniques I've learned so far and at turned out really good other than I'm drinking it from a swing top versus a glass, So what else do you do on a hot summer day but enjoyThe fruits of your labor poolside
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    Hop schedule opinions

    gotcha :mug:
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    Hop schedule opinions

    Won't lifting the lid to put the hops in open it to oxygen?
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    Hop schedule opinions

    Yes sorry I meant my secondary
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    Hop schedule opinions

    I am tryin a simple Juicy IPA, and most recipes call for dry hopping, some say 4 day some say 11, so my question is, do i drop them after its been fermenting 4 days or with 4 days left do I drop the hops? I have 3 oz mosaics, 2 Citra an 2 cascade. I was going to dry hop when I rack into my...
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    Using Fresh hops, simple question , chopping up or use whole?

    i have 5 different ones planted so im hoping one will give me a little somethin somethin
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    Using Fresh hops, simple question , chopping up or use whole?

    Do i chop them up for the Wort im brewing? Or toss them in whole?
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    Using Fresh hops, simple question , chopping up or use whole?

    Excited about the hops I just planted, hoping to get a few this yrear. So While I brew a Juicy IPA I was thinking about how to use my fresh hops when io get them. THe one question i dont see answered is do you put them in whole or cut them up to brew with? thx
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    Freezing Hops. Do or don't?

    I am going to try freezing some and drying some and maybe brew to 1/2 batches Next winter and see if there is a difference, Being a bit of a prepper I have a vacuum sealer that seals up to quart, jars, so I may blanch the hops, freeze them then pout them in a jar and vacuum seal it, the dried...
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