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Old 10-17-2008, 08:11 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

I have done 3 AG recipes. After the mash, I check the spent grain - every time there has been lots of white particles (I'm guessing unconverted starch) in and around the husks, and my efficiency is pretty low - 60% -65%.

I aksed my local HBS about the grind and he seemed to think it was ok, but next time I will mill to a finer grind.

After mashing, should there be no visible starch left?

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Old 10-17-2008, 08:13 AM   #2
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no there really shouldnt be. Did you do an iodine test?

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Can you take a pic and post it if it happens again? Might make for a good visual for teaching.

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Old 10-18-2008, 02:36 PM   #4
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Cheers guys, sure next time if it happens i will post a photo.

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