Beer Info FAQ

What is the main objective of mashing process?

What is the main objective of mashing process?

The purpose of the mashing operation is to (1) mix the proper proportions of grains, (2) increase the availability of the starch for enzyme action, and (3) convert the starches into fermentable sugars.

What are the steps of brewing?

Steps in the brewing process include malting, milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, fermenting, conditioning, filtering, and packaging. There are three main fermentation methods, warm, cool and spontaneous.