Video: Making Sure Your Starches Have Converted in the Mash | Craft Beer & Brewing

Video: Making Sure Your Starches Have Converted in the Mash

How a simple tincture can help make sure that all the starches in your mash have properly converted and that you're ready for the next step.

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By using a simple tincture of iodine and a household plate you can test your mash to make sure that all the starches have processed properly. This simple step will get you closer to achieving excellent beers in the English tradition at home.

Sam Masotto, Founder/Brewer of Bonn Place Brewing in Pennsylvania, covers everything you need to know to brew in the English tradition. In this video course, join Sam as he takes you step-by-step through a brew day on his production brew system, starting with the methodology of aligning with tradition to recipe development, and all the way to serving.

In this video course, you'll learn:

  • How to put American twists on English-style beers
  • Selecting, embracing, and highlighting your malt
  • Incorporating hops to suit the beer
  • Technical tests to confirm quality
  • Brew day procedures
  • Enhancing your fermentation schedule
  • Serving your English-style ale
  • Building an environment to enjoy your beer
  • And much more

Throughout the video course, Sam works in technique and tips to help you make your best English-style ale.

Here more from Sam about his brewery, brewing English beers, and more on the Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine podcast.