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How much head retention do you get from a caramunich III compared to crystal malt?

So far I found no difference in head retention from various relatively highly kilned specialty malts like crystal/caramunich etc. Carafoam is a different beast in that regard. Btw likely same level of ...
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How much head retention do you get from a caramunich III compared to crystal malt?

Using specialty malts for head retention is kind of a canard. You'll have much better luck by controlling your fermentation....http://byo.com/stories/article/indices/35-head-retention/697-getting-...
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Potential Bitterness of Using 3 Pounds of Dark Grains

I don't really view the C120 or the Special B as being roasted malts that would contribute significant bitterness issues. So one pound of Roasted Barley seems spot on and not an issue as far as ...
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Decoction Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner vs Malte Pilsen Floor Bohemian

You can decoct with modern malts such as the standard Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner malt. Just expect your efficiency and your attenuation to be very high, both with percentages in mid to upper 80s. The ...
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How do I use Honey Malt?

When using grains for a kit, you should steep them. That is the simplest. According to this question it is normally better to mash honey malt, but you can steep it too. For steeping put your grains ...
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Potential Bitterness of Using 3 Pounds of Dark Grains

Your bitter from grains will be mainly from the black barley but wouldn't be noticeable imo because of the residual sweetness from the 120 and SB. It is a lot of dark grains. Keep in mind the PH ...
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What is the difference between Caramel Malts and Crystal Malts?

Wrt the claims that the terms are used interchangably: this appears to be true in the USA, for historical reasons, but it ain't so everywhere. And the mere fact that a term is used (by some people), ...
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