Originally Posted by -MG-
I am making a Pliny clone, and never used corn sugar before and I added it to the mash and noticed my pre-boil gravity is way low. I'm thinking it has to do with the corn sugar? Am I screwed at this point or should I add it again at the end of the boil?
Sugar in the mash would not effect your low gravity and there is no reason to add it to the mash-it can be added at the end of the boil or even during fermentation
The efficiency of the mash has to do with PH and quality of crush as well as mash temp and duration and sparge