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Old 07-18-2011, 02:41 AM   #1
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Default Oats/ flaked oats

BYO's beer geek breakfast clone includes

2 pounds/3 ounces of malted oats
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2 pounds/3 ounces of flaked oats.

I cant get malted oats locally. I read a few threads (example)
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/flak...t-malt-189967/

Should I just sub some kind of base malt for the malted oats? or should I add more flaked oats. 4.6 pounds of flaked oats seems excessive.

I have pilsener, light munich, and 2row as well as tons of specialty grains (except malted oats).
I am thinking I should just add more pilsener. Any thoughts from anyone who is knowledgeable?

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Old 07-18-2011, 03:21 AM   #2
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Maybe just toast the 2# of oats? i would add some honey malt,its differnt but good.Not like oat malt though.I just like them together.My bad i had golden naked oats,havent used oatmalt. Maybe this could be a sub?

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Does anyone who has used malted oats have any advice regarding this?

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Old 07-19-2011, 04:15 PM   #4
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after reading up on this online, im just subbing a base malt or some rye...

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