It ain't all burritos and strippers, my friend.
- Aug 24, 2010
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That's normal. You felt sticky wort. The amount that can stick to a grain bag is infinitesimal compared to the amount that (normally) gets absorbed by the grains.I could literally feel sticky sugar on the outside of the grain bag first try.
Hmmm. I don't think I mentioned it, but sure. A stuck mash (more accurately a stuck lauter) is when wort, beyond normal grain absorption, remains on top of the grain bed and the flow stops.Can you explain “stuck mash”?
Unless you saw pools or wort left over on top of your grains, your mash didn't get stuck. But really, you didn't actually do a mash, because you had no enzymes.I’ve read up a bit and without the rice hulls, and all the flakes used all in the grain bag I was thinking maybe the mash got stuck?
All else being equal, just eliminating the grain bag won't really help mash efficiency. Stirring can help a little in some cases, but the bag shouldn't stop you from doing that. Again, and I can't stress this enough, your mind is chasing insignificant things right now.if I eliminate the grain bag and stir the mash (cause grain bag didn’t allow actual stiring the grains wouldn’t that help?