Rye

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Onthebrew
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Rye

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Anyybody brew with this much?

I brewed red rye ale last friday and had major issues with wort fountains from the very start. No dough balls balls and stopped and stired it a few times before giving up and going on to manual mode without the pump, although i gave it a few quick pump burst every now and then Still hit my numbers though so maybe no harm, done.

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mashy
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Just rye? If so yes indeed that would stick reeeeaaallywell.

I have always done 50/50 to stop the gloop and to get the necessary action going. Not much power in rye.

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it was only 500g Rye actually, with 4kg pale and some crystal.

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mashy
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Blimey that should not have gone gummy. How much water?

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The usual 23 litres that i mash with every time. stirred very well, and stirred again after each fountain. Interesting that i still hit my numbers on manual without the pump on full time too.

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Have a little more water with it. :D

I am nearer 30 liters, 23 must be quite firm with just 5kg of malt?

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never had any issues until hence, hence blaming the rye. maybe up the volume next time if using rye then. i never use more than 27 in total though

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It is the Rye, known for going stodgy. Be interesting to see what happens second time around.

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Rye or high wheat I would recommend rice hulls. About 220g for 20L (around 1/2 lbs).
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PerzellBrewing wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:56 pm
Rye or high wheat I would recommend rice hulls. About 220g for 20L (around 1/2 lbs).
If you don't have rice hulls, you can dry spent grains in oven and use the husks as a filtration aid. Also, I start the mash at a low temperature (38°C) and let it raise to 50°C as the first rest.
Stirring a few times during mashing also helps.

- Niels

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cheers all for the tips, will come back here before my next adventure with rye!

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