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Old 03-30-2005, 10:26 PM   #1
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Anybody have the courage to try their wife’s Kitchen Aid Grain Mill attachment for husking their malts and specialty grains ?

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Old 03-30-2005, 11:53 PM   #2
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kitchen aide? like the stand mixer? it has a grain attachment? i would sleep on the hardwood floor for a month if she caught me using her mixer....

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Old 03-31-2005, 04:49 AM   #3
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My wife has a nice mixer that has a grain mill attachment...I bought my own mill

As far as I can tell, the key to a happy marriage is to use your own equipment to brew and do it outside

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Old 03-31-2005, 12:37 PM   #4
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I find that keeping my wife in her place is the best policy, and I'm not afraid to say it....well at least when she's not around

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i got the kitchen aid when we divorced she didnt know how to raise the bowl lol. take out delivery was made for her

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Old 03-31-2005, 02:57 PM   #6
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i'm not permitted to even gaize at the kitchen aide equipment in the pantry....

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In my house Brewing and cooking are both owned by me, otherwise i would be living on cereal and toast for every meal..

I don't want to pay $100 for the Kitchen Aid Grain Mill attachment unless I can find someone that actual used it with some success.

Sounds like it might be best to stick with a purpose built mill.

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Yeah, for the money I'd just get a mill. Those mixers are nice and tough, but I ground ~45 pounds of grain last weekend. I wouldn't want to put it through that. There are nice mills out there for just a bit more.

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I've had a couple of people email me or tell me that the KitchenAid attachment will work well for small jobs - partial mashes, etc. But for a large job or AG'ers - and if the attachment really is $100 - I think I'd just get a dedicated Corona or other mill.

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If you go AG, you'll want a mill that has a better grind than a Corona and can be hooked to a drill so you don't have to crank.

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