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Old 05-23-2009, 03:10 AM   #1
wiggy
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im doing an all grain version of alaskan amber, the recipe does not specify length of mash time, is 60 min usally the standard length of time if not specified? its a single infusion mash. thanks



 
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Old 05-23-2009, 03:19 AM   #2
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Sixty minutes will be just fine.

 
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Old 05-24-2009, 10:45 AM   #3
JacobInIndy
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60 minutes will ensure full conversion, however you may get it in as little as 30 minutes.

The longer mash will help break down the sugars to make them easier for the yeast to eat, giving you a more fermentable wort.
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