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    Acid rest malfunction

    Hello brew lords! I was brewing a Pilsner the other day. My plan was to use a triple decoction mash. I doughed in at the acid rest temp and hit my target temp of 100 F. I let it rest for 30 minutes and I checked the ph. It was 5.7. I, then, attempted to lower it by adding 1 g of gypsum. I gave...
  2. Gregory T

    Weird Water PH Experience

    How I got a 3.35 mash PH reading I brewed a Belgian Blonde yesterday 10 lb German - Extra Pale Premium Pilsner Malt 38 1.5 75.5% 1 lb German - Vienna 37 4 7.5% 0.5 lb Belgian - Biscuit 35 23 3.8% 0.25 lb German - Melanoidin 37 25 1.9% 1 lb Cane Sugar - boil 1 lb flaked barley 9.25 Gallon...
  3. Ouroboros

    Questions on a hefeweizen recipe

    Any input on this recipe would be appreciated! Hefeweizens are tasty summer beers and a good chance for me to try out decoction mashing. I'm assuming 60% efficiency in the mash. This is only my second all-grain, and 60% was my extraction efficiency the first time around. If the decoction...