(512) Brew News

Getting Closer… by Kevin - Owner/Brewer
January 24, 2008, 2:26 am
Filed under: Brewery Floor

More equipment has arrived – and nearly the last pieces of this brewing puzzle: The grain mill and auger . 

Whole grains are fed into the mill to be carefully cracked by the rollers.


The cracked grains are sent above and into the mash tun using the auger.


As the grains enter the mash tun through the grist hydrator, hot water is added. With the contents of the grain now exposed, the hot water quickly completes the startch to sugar conversion, making fermentable sugars needed to make alcohol…


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