Last Activity:03-22-2014 4:51 PM
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Posted in thread: Grain Mills - Your opinion? on 03-22-2014 at 07:09 PM
Just to chime in, there are a few mentions of the Mashmaster Minimill from Australia in this
thread. I've seen it mentioned elsewhere at times too. I actually have one, and the thing is a
Posted in thread: Please Report Reactions to "Low-Gluten" Beers to FDA on 02-24-2014 at 09:44 PM
Such beers should be clearly marketed as "gluten reduced". I've corrected a couple servers on
this at restaurants; they roll their eyes at me until I jokingly mention lawsuits.
Posted in thread: SRM from unhulled buckwheat? on 02-06-2014 at 09:51 PM
To echo Igliashon, the color will result from the soluble portion of the grist. The hulls
aren't going to contribute anything to the water, so they'll have no effect on color.Out of
curiosity, where a...
Posted in thread: malting GF grains and fusarium on 02-04-2014 at 05:49 PM
My approach to kilning is that airflow is key. A good flow of 90-100F air through the grain bed
in the kiln seems to work very nicely; I have my airflow set up in a push-pull configuration at
Posted in thread: malting GF grains and fusarium on 01-31-2014 at 05:27 AM
Here's what I'll say...Malting has only been an exacting science for a hundred years or so,
give or take depending on region. For literally thousands of years, people made beer without
worrying about ...
Posted in thread: My work is planting Apple trees, I get to pick wich ones ;) on 09-17-2013 at 07:46 AM
OK, so two things.1) Let me know if you ever want to team up picking/juicing.2) Jonathans grow
really well here and are great for cider, sauce and pie. I'm working with some Bellflower this
year and h...
Posted in thread: Flour and beer on 09-17-2013 at 07:30 AM
I'm curious why you would consider trying it, i.e. what you would hope to get out of it.Well,
most everything we do here is some kind of experiment! Opaque and bread beers are made largely
Posted in thread: Beer made from rice malt on 09-17-2013 at 07:23 AM
You revived a really old thread...Thinking about malting some rice but was thinking using it
more like malted barley.Contrary to popular opinion (including some professional/expert
opinions) rice can ...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale help on 09-13-2013 at 08:32 PM
I'm late to this party.... but... do you really want all the pumpkin in your boil kettle? That
sounds like a nightmare.As a rule of thumb I'd say never use goopy ingredients without a
Posted in thread: A Question for Those that have Used Chestnuts on 09-13-2013 at 03:15 AM
I'm curious how exactly these are processed, and was wondering if anyone who's had a good look
at them has some clues. Most importantly I'm wondering they appear to have had the skin left on
and then ...