Topic: Mashing

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Protein rests when brewing with wheat

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This is a great question, Richard. The short answer is no, you do not need to do a protein rest when brewing with more than 25% wheat. However, many brewers want to


Protein Rests, Freeze-Drying Yeast, & Simplifying Homebrewing

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Is a protein rest necessary when brewing with a high percentage of wheat? The answer depends on the goals of the brewer, so understanding what this rest does, and doesn’t do, is important. The Wizard also discusses freeze-drying yeast and ways to make the homebrewing hobby simpler.


Understanding Mash Chemistry

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Changing the chemistry of the mash can play an important role in the outcome of the final beer. Learn how to make adjustments based on your water and grist.


Control Mash Temperature with a Propane Heating System

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I think I have a solution to your quest that will work well without costing much money. All you need for this project is your propane burner, a pot, an immersion wort


Scavenging Oxygen, a Propane Heating System, and Water Chemistry

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It’s long been proven that bottle-conditioned beer lasts longer than those bottled already carbonated. The Wiz dives into the reasoning behind this and it may surprise some people. He also shares ideas for a propane heater and takes a dive into the daunting world of mash pH chemistry calculations.


Step Mashing Efficiency Vs. Infusion

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I have a solid explanation of what may be causing your problem but must admit that what follows includes one very big assumption. And that assumption is that your mashes typically drop


Mash Hopping

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Adding hops to your mash is an old technique that is getting renewed interest thanks to the fact this step can increase thiol precursors from the action of malt enzymes. Yeast then


Understanding Mash Thickness

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Your liquor-to-grist ratio impacts mash enzyme stability, wort fermentability, first wort gravity and volume, sparge water requirements, decoction and step mashes, and much more. Learn more about this often overlooked aspect of all-grain brewing.


Alternative Mashing Techniques

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Explore three historical mashing methods from different regions — parti-gyle (England), step mashing (Germany), and decoction mashing (Czech Republic) — and learn how they may benefit your own homebrews.


Alternate Decoction Mash Purpose

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Thanks for the fun question, David! I want to begin with a bit of housekeeping. I was able to find an article on the Food & Wine website from June 22, 2017


The Importance of Mash Thickness

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Nice to know that our readers are also watching our video content online. Mash thickness is one of those things that many a brewer takes for granted because it simply lacks many


Mash Thickness

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When considering what mash thickness you want for a brew, know that the thickness you choose determines the range of temperatures needed for the correct degree of fermentability in your wort. Mash


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