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Turbid mash?
« on: May 05, 2010, 07:06:32 AM »
We're doing a wine barrel Lambic

Going to go with some sort of a turbid mash and long boil

Boil will probably go 2 hours but we dont want a 12 hour brew day so we're thinking of turbid mash options.
Jeff

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Re: Turbid mash?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2010, 07:31:27 AM »
Randy Mosher recommends adding wheat flour at the end of the boil, as the turbid mash gives you starch at the end.  The bugs and critters use the starch as food.  Your lambic will be clear.

If you are a traditionalist, go with the long day.
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Re: Turbid mash?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2010, 06:52:08 AM »
Maltodextrine will also add sugars that Sacc. have difficulty chewing up, but your Brett will
be able to use as food in their cycle....I put 1/4 lb in a five gallon batch of rochefort that
got soured this weekend. The  fermentation continues nicely... :)
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Re: Turbid mash?
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2010, 03:38:00 PM »
Randy Mosher recommends adding wheat flour at the end of the boil, as the turbid mash gives you starch at the end.  The bugs and critters use the starch as food.  Your lambic will be clear.

If you are a traditionalist, go with the long day.
You don't need to add flour if you do a true turbid mash. You'll get plenty of starch from that. Perhaps that's what you meant, but your wording was confusing.
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Re: Turbid mash?
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2010, 07:18:01 PM »
I was wondering when the hell you were gonna show up  ;D

Well, after some discussion we said
SCREW IT

Starting at 6 AM and finishing........ well whenever.
I'm bringing my camper because by days end there is no way I'll be driving.

June 12th, gonna be epic
We're getting the raw wheat pre-crushed and ordering a sack of rince hulls  ;)
Jeff

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Re: Turbid mash?
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2010, 11:01:20 AM »
That sounds awesome dude. Keep us posted as to how it goes
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Re: Turbid mash?
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2010, 12:18:25 PM »
That sounds awesome dude. Keep us posted as to how it goes

There a big thread on HBT about it

The barrel has a Consecration clone in it now and will be bottled up during the brew day.
A quick rinse with some Chardonney and then in goes the Lambic for 2 years
Jeff

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IIPA, Stout, Hefeweizen, Hallertau Pale Ale, Bitter

Primary:
Hefeweizen,Berliner Weisse, Mead