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Old 08-19-2009, 06:49 AM   #11
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Thanks for the help guys i do appreciate it,

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My apologies for beginning to lead you down the completely wrong path. I learned something here as well.


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Old 08-19-2009, 10:54 AM   #13
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we al live and learn my friend. Not a problem.
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Originally Posted by greenleer View Post
Cornflakes is not the same thing as "flaked corn".

Flaked corn is whole grain corn that's been pre-geletinized and run through a roller. Cornflakes (Kellogg's or otherwise) are a processed food that uses milled corn as its primary ingredient, but certainly is not the brewing equivalent of flaked corn. You don't really want those preservatives in your wort.

Ingredients for flaked corn:
Corn - flaked

Ingredients for Cornflakes:
Milled Corn
Sugar
Malt flavoring
High fructose corn syrup
Salt
Iron
Niacinamide
Sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6)
Riboflavin (vitamin B2)
Thiamin hydrochloride (vitamin B1)
Vitamin A palmitate
Folic acid
Vitamin B12
Vitamin D
Vitamin B
That all looks good to me, with the possible exception of the salt (depends how much salt it is) I will be trying it soon with an 18 oz box of Aldi's cornflakes breakfast cereal. $1.49. It's not the same as brewer's flaked corn, but it's actually pretty close. At least I think it's close...
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