I recently brewed a beer with 70% pilsner malt, 28% light munich malt, and 2% chocolate malt. I used RO water, a 1 hour rest at 156 deg, and fly sparged. I had no means to check PH. Beersmith ...
What reaction is happening in the wort to cause darkening? Maltose for example doesn't caramelize until 365F. Maillard reactions are another source of non-enzymatic browning, but they require low ...