Braumeister mash problem

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Braumeister mash problem

Post by Darren365 » Mon May 02, 2016 6:15 pm

Used my Braumeister today 3rd brew and when I mash it's started to pump wort and grains out of one bubbles up in one area like a water fountain? First two brews were ok but now I'm confused. I looked on YouTube and a guy had the same issue and he just twisted the malt pipe a bit? Anybody else experienced this issue that can help?

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Re: Braumeister mash problem

Post by oz11 » Mon May 02, 2016 6:29 pm

I've had it a few times, usually with grain bills on the small side (less than 4kg). You can pause the mash and give a stir, that may help. Also it seems the crush of the grain can make a difference, but I get mine from Crisps in 25kg sacks so just go with how it comes.

If I'm brewing beer under 4% I now pad out the mash with oat husks. (Available from the Malt Miller).


Re: Braumeister mash problem

Post by Wezzel » Mon May 02, 2016 8:06 pm

Just make sure that you stir the grains thoroughly when you dough in. Also an initial 10 minute rest at 40 degrees helps a lot. I've always done these two things and never had a wort fountain.

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