Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

Postby phishie » Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:46 am

I think I'm going to try this with my next batch to avoid pre-boiling.

The night before brew day I'm going to add the following to 4 gallons of distilled water:

6.5g Red Star Active Dry Yeast
3.5g Dextrose

Start brew day about ~15-18 hours later, I will still add 100mg/L SMB to the water @ strike temp. Look good?
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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

Postby Brody » Tue Aug 09, 2016 12:51 pm

Maybe other's can comment about ideal timing. I believe SMS takes a little bit of time to work so I add it before hitting the heat to ramp up to strike temp.

I like the idea of mashing in a bit lower (<140f) so the yeast is still alive and scavenging during dough in but I imagine if the SMS is active it's killing yeast?
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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

Postby Ancient Abbey » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:34 am

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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

Postby Bryan R » Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:48 pm

I would not dough in any less than 62c.




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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

Postby bensonledbetter » Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:10 pm

Anybody try this method with a sealed up keg yet? Add water, yeast and sugar, seal it up and let it ride. When brew day rolls around use CO2 to push it into your kettle and then add SMB.

Should be an easy way to prep your water well in advance of brew day.

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Re: Alternate methods for oxygen scavenging mash water

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