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Old 03-16-2013, 09:23 PM   #1
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I am currently working on my first partial mash batch and was just wondering if I should remove all of the foamy cakey stuff around the rim of my pot ???

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Old 03-16-2013, 09:25 PM   #2
Jan 2009
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You can remove it or leave it. Some people skim the hot break and others do not. It will mostly precipitate out over the fermentation and conditioning process.

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Old 03-16-2013, 09:26 PM   #3
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Some people scoop it out. I leave it. It's protein and might help with head retention.
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Old 03-16-2013, 10:05 PM   #4
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I would relax and have a homebrew instead.

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