Last Activity:02-13-2013 3:27 PM
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Posted in thread: Malt milling allergies on 02-13-2013 at 08:06 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 07:53 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 07:32 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,
Posted in thread: Cereal Mash on 02-13-2013 at 07:19 PM
Read my response to your first post concerning your efforts with corn. I describe how you do a
Posted in thread: Problem with sparge water (BeerSmith) on 02-13-2013 at 06:48 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
Posted in thread: Opinions on how this Sweet 16 Double Chocolate Throw Down will turn out? on 02-07-2013 at 12:47 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 03:21 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 01:14 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 02:51 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
Posted in thread: Partial Mash with Whole Raw Corn? on 02-05-2013 at 02:37 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...