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The Mash: Converting Starch to Fermentable Sugar
Our Single Step Infusion Mash
*Grist/Water Ratio – 1.75qts per lb of grain
*Dough in @ 170F Strike Water
*No Protein Rest @ 110F to 130F – We are using fully modified malts
*50 to 60 minutes @ 155F with 5.4pH
*Mash Out(optional) – raise to 170F to thin out
*Recirculate(optional) – pass first wort back to top until clearer
*Sparge – 170F maximum, Batch Sparge(add all sparge water to the mash before Lautering)
*Lauter – filter wort through grain bed into separate vessel/boil kettle
What it does…
Lowers the mash pH. No longer used.
Breaks up large proteins that form haze.
Produces a variety of sugars, including maltose.