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Offline Steve Ruch

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golden promise for lager?
« on: January 10, 2015, 10:16:27 am »
I've read that golden promise malt can be used in lagers with good results. Anyone out there try it?
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Re: golden promise for lager?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2015, 10:24:44 am »
I would try the Simpsons GP for a light lager as it is about 2L. For a darker lager Thomas Fawcett GP might work, it is around 3.5L.
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Re: golden promise for lager?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2015, 10:30:54 am »
I would try the Simpsons GP for a light lager as it is about 2L. For a darker lager Thomas Fawcett GP might work, it is around 3.5L.
I'm not sure which maltster my LHBS carries.
I was mainly thinking about using G P to avoid the really long boil needed for some pilsner malts.
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Re: golden promise for lager?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2015, 10:33:40 am »
Golden promise will make a nice lager but also, IME if you do a good, vigorous 60 minute boil with pilsner and practice good pitch and fermentation you should have no DMS issue either
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Re: golden promise for lager?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2015, 03:37:19 pm »
Golden promise will make a nice lager but also, IME if you do a good, vigorous 60 minute boil with pilsner and practice good pitch and fermentation you should have no DMS issue either
I agree, but I switched to 45 minute boils for my ales years ago to save time and if G P will make a good lager and save me some time I'll give it a go.
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Re: golden promise for lager?
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2015, 05:34:33 pm »
Golden promise will make a nice lager but also, IME if you do a good, vigorous 60 minute boil with pilsner and practice good pitch and fermentation you should have no DMS issue either
I agree, but I switched to 45 minute boils for my ales years ago to save time and if G P will make a good lager and save me some time I'll give it a go.
Just make sure its a vigorous boil, you may lose a bit more in evaporation but probably not as much as a 90 minute boil.
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Re: golden promise for lager?
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2015, 03:45:04 pm »
Golden promise will make a nice lager but also, IME if you do a good, vigorous 60 minute boil with pilsner and practice good pitch and fermentation you should have no DMS issue either
I agree, but I switched to 45 minute boils for my ales years ago to save time and if G P will make a good lager and save me some time I'll give it a go.
Just make sure its a vigorous boil, you may lose a bit more in evaporation but probably not as much as a 90 minute boil.

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