Re: [new_distillers] Is my mash done?
- If it is still bubbling, then it is still going. The bubbling is from the
production of CO2 which means that sugars are still being converted into
alcohol. For $10 you can get a hydrometer to test how closer you are. It
is nice to have for many reasons.
----- Original Message -----
From: "joebobfla" <joebobfla@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 11:41 AM
Subject: [new_distillers] Is my mash done?
> Hi all. I used 1/4 cup of yeast, 23L water and 10-12 lbs sugar in 3
> seperate containers.. My bublers are moving at a rate of less then
> once every few min. after 8 days of going at a fair clip. I am
> thinking of opening the containers tonight to take a look. What am I
> looking for? and if there is a layer of nasty looking stuff on the
> top, should I just skim it off. That's what I did last time but gave
> no time to settle again before cooking. Came out clean, clear, 130
> proof and crappy, cause of the tails we assume.
> bottoms up, Joe
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