Roast Buckwheat at 190 C for 1 hour. Leave lightly covered in tray overnight.
Heat 10L of water to 80 C, put buckwheat into a steeping bag, and into water for half an hour.
Remove grain bag from water. I managed to keep a stable 78C, made the wort a nice dark colour, I don't think it's going to be a dark beer tho, need to roast until the smoke pouring out of the kitchen is too much, not just the smoke out of the oven ;)
Bring water to boil, add 2Kg of sorghum syrup, wait for hot break (which isn't big with sorghum!)
Add 10g SuperPride (15% AA) hops start timer
At 45 Minutes, add 15g of Kent Goldings
At 45 Minutes, add 1Kg Sorghum Syrup, 500g Dextrose, 1 Whirlfloc tablet.
At flameout, add 15g of Kent Goldings
Place in tub of iced water, setting up a vigorous whirlpool, and let stand for half an hour.
Pour into fermenter, aerating vigorously. cool to pitching temperature by filling to 23L with cold water.
Add S-04 yeast.
Fermented for 15 days, then racked to bottling bucket with 3/4 cups dextrose in 2 cups boiled water. At bottling, tastes very sweet, nice light hoppy aroma.
This ended up being a very mild beer, a little sweet, but eminantly drinkable with subtle flavour and aroma from the hops. A little more of a stronger hops taste for the enxt one I think!