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29589Re: 4th corn mesh

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  • daddyman00126
    May 31, 2008
      Thanks Jim

      BILL1BURP

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1"
      <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hey Bill,
      >
      > First step would be to learn how to spell M-A-S-H right, not
      mesh.;);)
      >
      > Next, look up MASH or MASHING in the Info base and read up on it.
      > There are several steps required to mashing and using malted
      barley,
      > or you can use enzymes or diastatic malt extract. It should be all
      > in there.
      >
      > Vino es Veritas,
      > Jim.
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "daddyman00126"
      > <daddyman00126@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hello folks.
      > >
      > > For the past few months I have been working the corn flake with
      > corn
      > > meal mesh. I have just finished my 4th mesh and I am getting
      > > confortable with it.
      > >
      > > I got about 2.5 gallons of water boiling. I am able to add the
      > > processed corn flakes straight to the boiling water without it
      > > clumping up. I then use about 3/4 of a gallon of cool water to
      mix
      > my
      > > corn meal into it and then pour that into my mesh pot. This is
      how
      > I
      > > can get the corn meal not to clump up.
      > >
      > > When I do get it back up to boiling I will keep it at a slow boil
      > for
      > > about an hour. Then I take the pot and put it into my sink and
      add
      > > cool water around the pot to cool it down. When I get it to 155F
      I
      > > will put it back on the stove and add 1 pound of malted barley.
      > After
      > > just a few minutes the corn soup will thin out and get watery. I
      > will
      > > put the flame on low and hold it between 140F to 155F for about
      45
      > > minutes.
      > >
      > > This time I got very little scorching at the bottom of the pan.
      > >
      > > 1 Box Corn Flakes 18 oz.
      > > 2 Pounds of Stone Milled Corn Meal
      > > 1 Pound of Malted Barley
      > > 7 Pounds of Sugar
      > > 3 Tablespoons of Distillers Nutrients
      > > 1.5 Gallons of backset
      > > 5 Gallons of filtered Water
      > > 2 Packets of EC-1118 Yeast 5ml each
      > >
      > > I got an SG 1.070 at 81F + .002 = 1.072 SG
      > >
      > > I have been trying prepare myself for a full grain mesh. What
      > should
      > > my next step be in preparing for a full grain mesh?
      > >
      > >
      > > The best for last
      > > BILL1BURP
      > >
      >
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