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I'm back! Hi to the oldies and the newbie's!
What would be the right mash schedule for Canadian two row malt? I'm try for
this for the first time but I'm not a beer newbie, I've made at least 1
batch every 2 weeks for a year now so I'm not a complete beer bobo :oP. My
starter equipment is really basic, 1 bucket with spout and one with a
zillion holes in the bottom.
any info would be good
Louise:o)



Re: All grain Newbie

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Unless you have undermodified malt, start with a simple single infusion
mash.

Saccharification (149F - 158F, 65C - 70C) rest for 60 minutes.
(optional) Mashout (168F, 76C) for 10 minutes.

I assume you are planning on making an Ale?  What kind of Ale?  If you are
making a simple American Pale Ale, try a saccharification rest @ 151F, 66C.
The hotter the "sweeter" (more unfermentable sugars) the final beer will be.

Tom Veldhouse



Re: All grain Newbie
Since it's experimental I turned it into the "everything but the kitchen
sink" beer.
It's a 3 gallon batch consisting of:

2 kg Canadian 2 row
120 gr. each of
caramel , Munich, aromatic and caramunich
240 gr. dark brown sugar
EKG hops

What style this will be, I have no idea.
I didn't have time to see this post before brewing so I did the following
which I read somewhere:

30 minutes at 100
15 minutes at 131
30 minutes at 140
30 minutes at 154 ish

I'm in the process of cooling it down right now, as soon as I know my S.G I
will post it and if it's screwed up maybe somebody can tell me where I went
wrong.
Louise:o)

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Re: All grain Newbie
My S.G. was 1.045 :o( I was shooting for 1.051
also I'm 2 litres short of wort, I was shooting for 12 and I have 10. I
don't want to add water as this is going to bring my S.G. down. I guess for
a first time it's not too bad...
Louise;o)

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Re: All grain Newbie
That's exactly what I was reading!
Louise:o)

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Re: All grain Newbie
So 1 hour at 152-155ish would be good or should it be longer. What effect
does longer than 1 hour do if any?  I'm trying another batch tomorrow for
comparison purposes...
Louise:o)
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Re: All grain Newbie
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According to StrangeBrew, it looks as though you've got a real nice pale
ale.  Perhaps just slightly on the lighter side, which should be fine... it
will probably be easy to drink and have good flavor.  Wish you luck.  Let us
know how it turns out.

--
Dave
"Just a drink, a little drink, and I'll be feeling GOOooOOooOOooD!" --
Genesis, 1973-ish



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