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Old 08-30-2008, 07:48 PM   #1
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Things keep getting easier and easier with every brew but questions still pop up.

1. I'm doing a Mini Mash and got the temp up to 160, turned off heat thinking the temp would slowly fall to 155ish and all was fine. Until I looked 10 minutes later and the temp was up to 170. How will this adversely effect anything ????

Instead of mini mashing for 45 minutes I went 55.

2. For the first time I did not really get any major hot break - no major peoblems with a boil over at all. Whats up with that??????
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Old 08-31-2008, 02:21 PM   #2
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1. At 170F the enzymes will de-nature in a few minutes, so the wort will be highly unfermentable. Basically, you did a steep.

2. Hard to say without a recipe.
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de-nature in a few minutes,
So are you saying it's pretty much a mess?? No going back after hitting 170 for a few minutes?

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OG was 1.052

5lb Pale LME
2.5lb 2-row
0.5 lb Crystal 90L
0.25 Victory
6oz Munich
3oz Biscuit
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