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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2014, 09:31:56 AM »
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I s*** for an OG of 1.047 and hit 1.053. I usually allow for .003 of error, so I dong know whether I jacked up the calculations or it's just higher extractable malt. My volume was spot on.

I am really confused.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2014, 09:44:40 AM »
I brewed with this today. It has a nice smell and creates a nice Hot Scotchy  :P

It was tough breaking up all the dough balls and the first rubbings were really sticky, but the second runnings drained well.

I s*** for an OG of 1.047 and hit 1.053. I usually allow for .003 of error, so I dong know whether I jacked up the calculations or it's just higher extractable malt. My volume was spot on.
I brewed with the pilsner malt last week. My target gravity was 1.060. My OG was 1.065.

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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2014, 09:52:43 AM »
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I s*** for an OG of 1.047 and hit 1.053. I usually allow for .003 of error, so I dong know whether I jacked up the calculations or it's just higher extractable malt. My volume was spot on.

I am really confused.

Wow... Gotta love autocorrect. Should be "I shot" and "don't" instead of dong lol
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2014, 09:55:04 AM »
I brewed with this today. It has a nice smell and creates a nice Hot Scotchy  :P

It was tough breaking up all the dough balls and the first rubbings were really sticky, but the second runnings drained well.

I s*** for an OG of 1.047 and hit 1.053. I usually allow for .003 of error, so I dong know whether I jacked up the calculations or it's just higher extractable malt. My volume was spot on.
I brewed with the pilsner malt last week. My target gravity was 1.060. My OG was 1.065.

If we get a couple more people on board, this could become more trendy.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2014, 07:46:05 PM »
What about those sticky first rubbings, Frank?   :o  That's a little TMI, if you ask me...

Glad to hear the second runnings drained well anyway.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2014, 04:00:59 AM »
What about those sticky first rubbings, Frank?   :o  That's a little TMI, if you ask me...

Glad to hear the second runnings drained well anyway.

Nice!
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2014, 06:17:23 AM »
I had less Weyermann Pils than I thought, so I got a bag of Avangard Pils at the LHBS. A German Pils will be brewed tomorrow or Saturday depending on the weather report, picking the warmer day.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2014, 10:12:03 AM »
Looks like my local shops are starting to sell this as well. Interested to see what you all are getting out of their malts.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2014, 04:34:50 PM »
So far I've used it in a German Pils, an American Barleywine(50/50 with 2 row for base), and a Belgian Dubbel. I even used some of the Avangard Munich in the Dubbel. I haven't tasted yet, but the efficiency was high.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2014, 11:08:18 AM »
Bought a sack of it this week and brewing up a BoPils - it did seem to have more dough balls than I have seen with other malts - that is hardly an issue, but It could mean stirring out the heat and having to heat up the Mash tun to get it back to the right temp... as it turned out I overshot by a couple degrees, so extra stirring was no problem.  Smells good, so here's hoping it tastes good too!
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2014, 11:26:14 AM »
Bought a bag to try it. No dough balls here. Get a little higher extraction, aroma was very nice.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2014, 11:49:42 AM »
So it seems that it's a common trend that we all have gotten greater extraction.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #27 on: February 01, 2014, 12:16:04 PM »
So it seems that it's a common trend that we all have gotten greater extraction.
I have seen that on other forums also.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #28 on: February 01, 2014, 12:25:51 PM »
I've tasted my German Pils only a week in the keg and I'm very pleased.
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Re: Avangard Pilsner Malt
« Reply #29 on: February 01, 2014, 01:17:04 PM »
I've tasted my German Pils only a week in the keg and I'm very pleased.

I'm going to keg mine Tuesday or Wednesday and begin the lagering process. I really have nothing to compare it to since this is my first pilsner that I've brewed that wasn't a kit.
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