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Way higher efficiency with fancy malts
« on: July 17, 2021, 12:13:20 pm »
Got 91% mash efficiency using Gold Rush and Mecca Grade malt.


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Re: Way higher efficiency with fancy malts
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2021, 02:29:36 pm »
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but...

...which Gold Rush malt did you use? 

I only became aware of them this week, after hearing about their [Gold Rush's] 2 wins at a maltster competition.  I have not tried any of their malts yet, but I have had great success with Full Pint variety malts from Briess and Mecca Grade.

I see 2 of Gold Rush's malts using Full Pint (Munich, and Toasted Pale), and 2 others (Pale, and a dark Vienna/light Munich??) using a variety called 'Cerveza' which I hadn't heard of, and it has even higher diastatic power than Full Pint.  I may have to try out several pounds of all 4 of those malts.  Prices run just about the same as Mecca Grade's. 

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Re: Way higher efficiency with fancy malts
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Re: Way higher efficiency with fancy malts
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2021, 11:09:18 am »
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but...

...which Gold Rush malt did you use? 

I only became aware of them this week, after hearing about their [Gold Rush's] 2 wins at a maltster competition.  I have not tried any of their malts yet, but I have had great success with Full Pint variety malts from Briess and Mecca Grade.

I see 2 of Gold Rush's malts using Full Pint (Munich, and Toasted Pale), and 2 others (Pale, and a dark Vienna/light Munich??) using a variety called 'Cerveza' which I hadn't heard of, and it has even higher diastatic power than Full Pint.  I may have to try out several pounds of all 4 of those malts.  Prices run just about the same as Mecca Grade's.
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Re: Way higher efficiency with fancy malts
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2021, 09:48:46 am »
if you're crushing your own grain, your mill might crush teh fancy malts better

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Re: Way higher efficiency with fancy malts
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2021, 10:53:58 am »
if you're crushing your own grain, your mill might crush teh fancy malts better

That hasn't been my experience.
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