"I believe that some of the best beers being made today are brewed in
people's homes." - Jim Koch, owner of the Boston Beer Company
>I have just done a couple of mini mashes (I think that's what they where?)
>Went like this.
>150g of Crystal malt in a lage open top vacuum flask .
>Mash 1 =66c for 1hr .Mash 2 =60c for 1hr.
>Both mashes I strained through an old curtain.
>Mash 1 stirred the barley up as I went
>Mash 2 just let it stand still.
>Both with 4 litres of sparge water.
>Mash 1. I seemed to get more out of it.
>Question.? Why do some instructions say not to disturb the barley?
9. Mini Mash