Smash Lager

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Haydnexport
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Smash Lager

Post by Haydnexport » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:42 pm

Hi , this being the second brew of 2018 , first with the mash manifold and new hlt. Was aiming for 75L of 1.048 wort , ended with 74L of 1052 , so there or there abouts. The rims and manifold worked really well with very clear wort (for me) going into the boiler.

Grain Bill 15kg of wayerman pilsener
210g of saaz hops at the start of boil
2 protofloc at 15 mins
thats it

New Hlt
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New Hlt
MT and rims
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Mash manifold start of mash
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mash after 60 mins
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Hops ready to go in
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Re: Smash Lager

Post by Haydnexport » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:46 pm

Vigorous boil
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Hi tec steam extraction system
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Cleaning the cfc before use
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Full blast recirc through cfc into boiler
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Re: Smash Lager

Post by sbond10 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:34 pm

Whats the purpose of the pot in the second to last picture the one with the solar pump

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by Haydnexport » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:35 am

it's got a pbw solution in it, and i use it to clean my cfc's and pumps etc

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Post by sbond10 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:29 am

That makes sense now as i was like in our convos he said he uses a march pump for your cfc. Nice to see how youve set it up.
Beer looks nice and simple too

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by rui » Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:06 pm

which yeast??
Planning: Raspberry Witbier, , Bitter, Porter
FV1: BIAB#54 CHRISTMAS Porter
FV2:
FV3:
keg1: BIAB#49 Kölsh
keg2: Robust Porter
Keg3: Saison
Keg4: Best Bitter
bottled and conditioning: Extra-stout, Blonde ale, APA and Smoked Porter

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by Haydnexport » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:03 pm

fermentis w34/70 , how could i forget the yeast !

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by cerbera84 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:48 pm

that CFC looks like it could chill anything down from 1000 degrees in one pass! beast
Planning: BrewEasy system build; possibly a Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold clone
Fermenting: Simcoe SMASH
Drinking: Cascade Centennial Pale

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by Haydnexport » Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:46 am

lol yes the cfc is a beast , it's 15 turns around and around 1.2 m each so its around 18m long, was a mega PITA to thread the copper through it.

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by timbobist » Tue May 01, 2018 5:48 pm

What was your fermentation schedule?

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Re: Smash Lager

Post by Haydnexport » Thu May 03, 2018 8:12 pm

it was 2 weeks at 12c followed by a couple days at 16c , I've only just set it to 2c the other day , tasted remarkably well for such a young beer , possibly due to the fact there was no late or flameout hops.

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