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Old 01-13-2011, 08:23 PM   #1
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Does anyone have a good resource for Gluten Free Whole Millet (with hulls)? I'm interested in malting my own millet for GF beer. I've read a lot about it, but I can't find a place to by whole millet grains with the hulls.

This is the closest I've found:


You can get up to 35 pounds of whole millet, but it is processed in a facility with wheat, and my cousin is very sensitive.

I would really appreciate a good source. Even better would be a local source around Portland, Oregon

Thanks for your help

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Old 06-01-2011, 11:04 PM   #2
Jun 2011
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I'm not sure the hulls matter. If you can get a small quantity of hulled, try malting it, see what happens. Also, by the time it's been soaked and rinsed a few times in the malting, then roasted, I'd be surprised if any cross-contamination was still left.
I'm just starting experimenting with millet, and I'm getting it in 2kilo bags from an Asian grocery (if I have the conversion right, about 50cents/pound). We have loads of them in England, dunno if you do in Oregon.
If I wanted to do large amounts though, I'd maybe be looking at petfood suppliers: it's used for feed for birds.

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Old 06-02-2011, 12:50 PM   #3
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I buy my millet from the local feed store.
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Old 06-04-2011, 06:11 PM   #4
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local feed store x2
i also have a grain supplier around. theres a thread talking of a malting house that will be selling it malted

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Old 06-04-2011, 06:30 PM   #5
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Colorado company mulls adding millet malts to lineup

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