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Are protein rests worthwhile in BIAB?

I've had problems with low efficiency when I have a large percentage of wheat in my BIAB batches. I am planning a Hefeweizen recipe that will be 60% white wheat malt and I want to get it right this ...
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How would I know if a malt was under modified?

I've seen recommendations to do a protein rest for under-modified malts. What are under-modified malts and how would I know if a malt is highly modified or under-modified. I had a quick look at this ...
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Should you put entire grain bill through Protein Rest?

I'm planning a Wheat IPA with 42% malted wheat in the grain bill. Is it normal to do the protein rest on the entire grain bill even if only some of the grains in the bill (i.e. the wheat) benefit from ...
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Does a protein rest even do anything?

I have been looking at brewing several recipes that call for a multi-step mash that includes a protein rest. I saw a Mr Wizard article in BYO that sort of defends protein rests. Just like the ...
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What is a protein rest?

I am new to all grain brewing and mashing, however I am about to brew a Belgian Witbier (Northern Brewer all grain kit) and I have a question about the mash schedule. I have only done a single step ...
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Mash rests and water to grist ratio

I am planning brewing a recipe I found of a porter that I am really excited about. The original recipe says that you should do a rest at temperature below final mash temperature for a bit. After some ...
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What is considered to be a reasonable temperature rate change in a HERMS or RIMS system?

When brewers speak of their mashing techniques using mash temperature controlling technology, they sometimes make claims as to how fast they can get their mash from temperature 'A' to temperature 'B', ...
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