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Old 09-06-2010, 06:18 PM   #1
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I was mashing on my stove stop and saw the temp was falling a little bit, i turned the stove back on and the temp shot up to 180. I was very quick to get it back down to 155. Will it be ok.


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Old 09-06-2010, 06:20 PM   #2
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HOw's your OG? If you did it for long enough, you could have stopped the conversion altogether. Do you have any iodine to test with?


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I have some iodine solution that is 10 % iodine and I tested with that and it stayed the iodine cololr, I was 40 min in.
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Without knowing the exact amount of time the lapsed, I would guess that your thermometer was touching the bottom of the pot so it read higher when head was applied. It takes a lot of heat from a stove to move the temperatures of the volume of mash so I think you should be fine
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