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dis-still-in wrote:Any input on using a grain bag to mash the corn vs. not using a grain bag? I would assume conversion might be less with the grain bag than without, but don't know whether the difference is statistically significant....
Also, are you recommending using both alpha and beta enzymes or picking one and holding temp in it's particular range?
Bull Rider wrote:Damn RD, that's one of the better posts on corn and the process of converting. Well said.
Too bad that it can be marked for future reference. And here I thought you were just a gear jammer.
Dnderhead wrote:Enzyme Groups and FunctionsEnzyme
Range Working pH Range
Lowers the mash pH. No longer used.
Solubilization of starches.
Best gum breaking rest.
Produces Free Amino Nitrogen (FAN).
Breaks up large proteins that form haze.
Produces a variety of sugars, including maltose.