decoction mashing

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Noun1.decoction mashing - (brewing) a process in which part of the mash is removed and boiled and then returned
brewing - the production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast
boiling - the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
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Boston Lager is made using traditional old world methods, like decoction mashing and krausening, and a traditional German Noble hop bill, but the end result is a malty lager beer with a very straightforward American aspect, the kind of beer our great grandfathers might have carried home in pails from the brewery down the street in that golden twilight before Prohibition.
Hartinger notes that the deep maltiness of Oktober Fest-Marzen comes in part from decoction mashing, "a time- and equipment-intensive process" that he notes is not common outside Germany and the Czech Republic.
We've designed the brewery to deliver beers that take us on a journey, from decoction mashing, open fermentation, barrel aging, crazy yeast varieties, and experimental hops."