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Old 04-07-2012, 04:10 AM   #1
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I'm curious what everyone does with their spent grain. Kind of like a poll. Even if you see your disposal mentioned, chime in.

I will be brewing next week and intend to take it to the neighborhood lake trail and spread it as we walk the 3/4 mile. What do you do with yours?


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Old 04-07-2012, 04:12 AM   #2
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Toss it in the woods behind the house and let the deer eat it. Or bag it, freeze it, and give it to my friend to feed his chickens.


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Old 04-07-2012, 04:18 AM   #3
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Since I have the FL sunshine I spread it on a couple of SS plate I have very thin and let it dry. The squirrels and birds get a share while wet but when Dry I add it to the bird and squirrels feeders and they get it all. They seem to be getting more and more of the wet stuff since they have figured out what it is.
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Old 04-07-2012, 04:26 AM   #4
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I have heard of baking it into dog biscuits (no hops though). Dogs love it.

Mine just goes in the compost pile.
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Old 04-07-2012, 04:29 AM   #5
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Toss it in the farmer's field behind my house.
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Feed it to my chickens for a couple days. Then when it stinks too much it goes to the compost.
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Give it to my gf's mom's chickens..they love it(as well as the hops). Dog biscuits are an interesting idea..do you bake the grains?
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most of mine go to dog treats, search "make cookies for your best friend" or "spent grain dog treats". The rest of mine i freeze and give to a friend who does the same thing.
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When I brew with my dad we make dog treats for his dogs. When I brew by myself I just chunk them since I don't have a dog.
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I spread mine across my garden and/or flower beds as mulch


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