Author Topic: Flaked maize percentage for CAP  (Read 6814 times)

Offline onthekeg

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Re: Flaked maize percentage for CAP
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2010, 10:28:34 pm »
I use raw #2 field corn for my CAP and usually am in the 25% range.  Cereal mash it and add it to the main mash to come up to sacc temp.  I don't get a corny taste either.  I actually don't want one! :D

Offline pjj2ba

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Re: Flaked maize percentage for CAP
« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2010, 02:41:11 am »
Use  a different yeast!!  I use wlp 833, the bock strain, and the maltiness that it accentuates in say a marzen, seems to hold true for corniness in a CAP.  I really like this yeast for light lagers to give a bit fuller of a taste in what might otherwise be a thin tasting (ie BMC) beer.

Offline Lynux

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Re: Flaked maize percentage for CAP
« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2010, 06:41:42 pm »
I might catch some flack for this but...

I think Busch tastes sweeter than Bud for this very reason.  Corn is used in Busch and rice in Bud.  I can't really detect a corny character in Busch but it's definitely sweeter and I actually prefer it to Bud on occasion.  Not that I drink either a ton but once and awhile both taste all right to me.

Just my 0.02.
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