The three main tanks
Then, the mash is moved into the third tank (right), the Lauter tun, where it is strained. The liquid, known as wort--a solution of simple sugars--is then moved back into either the mash kettle or the mash tun, which has been rinsed out, and then it is boiled for 90 minutes. At that point, the hops are added, one pound for every 31-gallon barrel.
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July 22, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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