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  • Posted in thread: Malt milling allergies on 02-13-2013 at 09:06 PM
    As a kid I baled hay and ran a combine all open cabRemember those days, Farmall M and a John
    Deere 14T, hot and dirty as hell, but nothing more satisfying than a hard days work...

  • Posted in thread: Malt milling allergies on 02-13-2013 at 08:53 PM
    After working for years on a farm in dirty, dusty conditions inside graineries and hay
    lofts/straw mows filled with molds, fungus and dust, I definitely say wear a respirator NOT a
    mask and don't grin...

  • Posted in thread: 2 row - Briess or Malteurop on 02-13-2013 at 08:32 PM
    Malteurop is a multinational conglomerate based in France. They have malting plants and offices
    through the US, Canada and Europe.Briess is a family owned malting company based in Chilton,
    WI.That may...

  • Posted in thread: Cereal Mash on 02-13-2013 at 08:19 PM
    Read my response to your first post concerning your efforts with corn. I describe how you do a
    cereal mash.

  • Posted in thread: Problem with sparge water (BeerSmith) on 02-13-2013 at 07:48 PM
    This may be a dumb question, but could his issue be that he is using a comma instead of a
    decimal point in Beersmith? The comma is displayed as part of the number formatting for the
    Region/Location se...

  • Posted in thread: Opinions on how this Sweet 16 Double Chocolate Throw Down will turn out? on 02-07-2013 at 01:47 AM
    Just sampled a bottle! Very smooth vanilla taste, not overpowering, not cloyingly sweet, almost
    perfect. Will sample another bottle in a couple more weeks.

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash with Whole Raw Corn? on 02-05-2013 at 04:21 PM
    Ok, thanks for all of the ideas and suggestions! When it comes to making a recipe for a 5
    gallon batch, (if I were to do all grain) how do I come up with how much of each grain I need
    to use? If I wan...

  • Posted in thread: What are the facts on Mycotoxins? on 02-05-2013 at 02:14 PM
    If you are malting your own grain, than this could be an issue.Agreed, it is most definately an
    issue.Picking out any reddish grains is advisable.In 25lb sack of grain, I sometimes pick out
    as much as...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Feed Beer on 02-05-2013 at 03:51 AM
    Sweet Feed is a mix of grains (corn, barley, wheat, oats etc..) mixed with molasses. It is fed
    to cows/horses/goats/sheep etc...Are the grains in the feed malted? (Not sure on this; it is
    called sweet...

  • Posted in thread: Partial Mash with Whole Raw Corn? on 02-05-2013 at 03:37 AM
    Corn needs to be malted (sprouted) in order to convert the starches to sugar (raising the
    abv).Unmalted corn needs to be gelatanized and fermented with a malted barley (or other grain
    which supplies e...