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Old 10-17-2007, 06:47 PM   #1
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I'm doing an ESB recipe that calls for Chocolate Malt and Roasted barley? The guy at the LHBS shop to not crack these specific grains as they are brittle and could ruin a batch. Do you all agree with this? Thanks

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Old 10-17-2007, 06:48 PM   #2
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CRUSH THEM! The guy at the LHBS has no idea what he's talking about. You'll get little to nothing out of steeping uncrushed grain.

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Old 10-17-2007, 07:04 PM   #3
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yeah, roll a bottle over those suckers and get them good and crushed.

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Old 10-17-2007, 07:57 PM   #4
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Crack them, crush them, but don't grind them.

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