Oh man this has been a long brew day
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That's the brew liquor and in my sparge pot the grains buckwheat is a slimey bastard the starch in this mash didn't convert at all!
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Heated the kettle up to just below boiling and dropped in the grain bag.
Didn't think this through there is no way I can keep 95c with the bag sitting on the element lol.
Gunna have to come up with a better way to geletanis the grains
Maybe a pot on gas stove sepperate to this not sure.
Anyhow put the liquor back after piss farting around playing heat the grains in the bottom of the kettle and hit 60c sweet brought it up to 63c for as long as I swam in the pool with the family.
Then stepped to 70c while I ate them ribs bathed the daughter and kissed her goodnight.
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Boils up on the GF Beer little bit of hot break actually not too much less than I normally get.
I hit 5.2 brix yup I measured at start and it was 4 brix so there was F all enzymes in that grain either that or I didn't wait long enough before getting it to 95c
I think it's my malting pluss maybe my geletanisation of the grains.
Anyhow I added the syrup 1kg rice syrup and got a pre boil of 1.033.
Didn't take a FG lol
But I'm expecting 4 points on a 40 min boil
So be it the wort is in the kegmenter no chilling with 20g of cryo pop hops (feels such a shame that I couldn't use them more appropriately) till tomorrow.
Spinning some Windsor on some RWS prepped with some nutrient.
I've got a lot to learn and learnt alot today.
I'll be ordering some enzymes for next brew day for sure!
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