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Old 04-25-2010, 09:54 PM   #1
Mar 2009
Oakland, CA
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Doing my first all-grain today. There's a weird skin forming on the top if I don't stir it for awhile. It's sort of like if you boil milk, the top layer can solidify or something.

Is that normal? What is it?

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Old 04-25-2010, 10:14 PM   #2
Feb 2010
State College Pa
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Probably hot break. It will break apart as you continue to boil, eventually settling out on the bottom of the pot when you cool it.

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