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  • fermen
    May I just used 8% of Barley malt ? Theoritically Barley malt is the best?
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 5, 2013
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      May I just used 8% of Barley malt ? Theoritically Barley malt is the best?



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      Pada Kam, 6 Jun 2013 12:00 ICT Derek Hamlet menulis:

      >At 07:09 PM 6/5/2013, you wrote:
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      >>I have been distilling for several years now, and have been using
      >>proven recipes found in the groups...
      >>
      >>I am now wanting to experiment with my own. All grain to be exact.
      >>Is there a rough ratio for pounds of grain to gallons of water? With
      >>that, ratio/volume of yeast to pounds of grain and gallons of water.
      >>
      >>For conversion, I have seen, but don't remember, 10% malted
      >>barley??? Sound about right?
      >
      >I have various recipes. But, remember high alcohol content of the
      >mash is NOT a good thing. You are aiming for flavor.
      >So, a 5% abv mash is about the right place to start. That's based on
      >what the commercial folks are doing.
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      >Derek
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