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kniles38 09-23-2008 07:16 PM

Chestnuts
 
I have a crapload of chestnuts. I understand you can make beer with them.

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I am wondering if anyone has done this or at least knows how to use chestnuts to make beer (Boil/mash, how long, roast vs no roast, chestnuts:barley ratio, etc...).

Thanks.

bierhaus15 09-23-2008 07:25 PM

Interesting! Though I would first ensure that you dont have Horse chestnuts (commonly found in the US) that are not actually chestnuts and are poisionous. Spanish chestnuts, I believe, are the ones commonly eaten ect...

I'd brew a chestnut beer...

Cheers!

kniles38 09-23-2008 08:36 PM

Well that sucks. I have the horse ones.

Thanks.


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