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Old 05-11-2007, 04:45 PM   #1
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do grains (crystal 40L) need to be milled prior to steeping?

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Old 05-11-2007, 04:47 PM   #2
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Yes they do.....all grains need to be milled. You can also crush them with a rolling pin or something similar, but if you have access to a mill, use that.


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i'm a pharmacist and have a few mortor and pestles laying around........figure that'll work pretty good.

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Most suppliers have a mill at the store, or if you buy them online they will crush them for you.
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Many time grains come milled, in that case they don't be (don't want to crush too much).
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Old 05-11-2007, 05:06 PM   #6
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You can order them crushed for you. And I dont see how a mortor and pestles would work very well.

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A mortar and pestle will work, but you'll be working for quite a long time.
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Old 05-11-2007, 06:41 PM   #8
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Remember to crush not mill. You don't want powder!
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Remember to crush not mill. You don't want powder!
So, a coffee grinder is a bad idea?


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