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Old 04-11-2010, 11:16 PM   #1
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I've never mashed popcorn before. I brewed this up today.

4 lbs Rahr Pilsner
3 lbs Rahr six-row
1.75 lbs hot air popped corn (Kroger brand)
.7 oz Mt. Rainer 90 min
.5 Saaz 10 min
1/2 cup US-05 slurry

Mashed at 153 for 60 minutes.


As it socked up watter it just sunk into the mash. I had no problems sparging with the valve wide open. It ran off faster than all malted barley would.

The wort tastes like corn on the cob. I can't compare it to flaked corn because I've never used that just corn mill, grits and unsalted canned.

I think this will be a fine cream ale.
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Old 04-11-2010, 11:24 PM   #2
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interesting idea, i haven't heard of this before. where did you get the idea? let us know how it tastes.

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It's from Radical Brewing.

I used the same extract potential as flaked corn and came out with the OG I was expecting; 1.047 for 5.5 gallons.

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That's pretty wild, be sure to let us know how it turns out.

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Just looking at that makes me want to make some popcorn from the leftover bacon grease from this morning!!!!

I'd like to know how that tastes when its done.

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So how did you pop it? I assume you wouldn't want to use oil.

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So how did you pop it? I assume you wouldn't want to use oil.
Using a hot air popper would be my guess.
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Not sure what you're calling this one but James Brown Cream was the first thing that came to mind....POPCORN!!!

Truly radical...

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My wife popped it for me with a hot air popper. No oil, just pure torrified maize.

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Wow, that's pretty awesome. I'm excited to see how that turns out. Now I want some kettle corn from the fair...

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