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Is malt + wheat still a SMaSH?

I would think not. SMaSH means single malt and a single hops. The point is simplicity and purity, where emphasize the flavor of a single malt and single hops. Adding additional ingredients will change ...
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Are protein rests worthwhile in BIAB?

I do BIAB, and I don't think protein rest has much with extraction efficiency. Mashout temperature has, however: if wort has lower viscosity due to higher temperature, it will better flow from the ...
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Can you use only malted wheat to brew?

I'm thinking you can. I was wondering the same thing last month. I had 7.5 lbs. of white wheat malt on hand and mashed it by itself. I used the brew in a bag method since I was concerned about a stuck ...
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Should you put entire grain bill through Protein Rest?

I tried wheat and rye only twice. First time I put all my grain thorough beta-glucan and protein rests. There was little to no foam. Second time, I did it only on unmalted grain, malted rye and malted ...
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Is malt + wheat still a SMaSH?

According to Drew Beecham's article in November/December 2012 Zymurgy and associated presentation (subscription required), the term SMaSH was coined on homebrewtalk.com and, of course means, Single ...
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Flaked Wheat vs Milled Unmalted Wheat

If the grist contains unmalted grains, typically the brewing process is to first cook the grains to their gelatinisation point. The gelatinisation temperature of wheat is about 51°C → 64°C (125°F → ...
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Is malt + wheat still a SMaSH?

Generally a SMASH is a simple recipe to experiment with a single ingredient at a time To be true to the acronym one would only be able to play with base malts and bittering hops. But this isn't the ...
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Should you put entire grain bill through Protein Rest?

I would do the whole grist as part of the rest. Just make sure your bag is not touching the bottom when you heat up the mash. There shouldn't be a problem
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Can you use only malted wheat to brew?

A few years late but for future reference. I see most have answered the question with correct info regarding enzymes but there are ways. But really it boils down to this (no pun intended) using only ...
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