Re: Malting/Mashing Corn Methods
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> >Can test the amount of conversion with a bottle of iodine from the
> >pharmacy. Then you know for sure when conversion is over.
> ok this may have been covered in the past but how do you do this
> is there a proceedure available somewhere...What I do when making beer (all Grain) is stir the wort, get a
couple of drops (no solids or you can get a false result)from the
spoon onto a white plate and add a drop or two of iodine. If it goes
black there is still starch present. If it stays the same, or more
likely goes a brown colour from the iodine then all the starch has
been converted to sugars.
Excellent on line brewing book is http://www.howtobrew.com/
by John Palmer
Still a bit of a newbie even after a couple of years.
Hey, we're all still learning aren't we?