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Old 08-06-2009, 03:09 AM   #1
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Okay, really stupid mistake that I can't find in the files here. I bought a 50 pound bag of malted barley on the net. By the time it arrived at my house I had done lots of researching on processing barley and forgot it was malted and it didn't say so on the bag. I tried to germinate 15 pounds of it.

It has sat on the soak/rest faze, and on a floor germination for three days. It started to stink so I washed it real good and washed away a bubbly soapy looking froth and the stink before I found out it was already malted. Throw it away now or can I dry it at a low heat and then a higher heat and save it?

Also can I cook some of the non-messed up pre kilned grain to a dark malt even though they already cooked it to a light beer malt.



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Old 08-06-2009, 03:37 AM   #2
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Toss the stinky stuff. I've toasted pale 2-row for an amber, but that's as far as I go. You're better off buying the dark malts extra.



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I think the stuff you soaked is done...

But yes, you can toast the stuff you didn't soak.

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Thanks guys, you verified what I figured but didn't have the heart to toss out without asking first. Cheers

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Old 08-06-2009, 04:24 PM   #5
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The water pulled some of the sugar out and the lacto-bacteria started souring it. Try making a sour beer. I don't like them, but some people do and nothing survives the boil.



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