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Old 07-22-2007, 03:57 PM   #1
Dec 2005
San Diego
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I just tried some flaked maize in my home malted Sorghum beer. I added the maize to the mash, and went through the complex mash process involved in AG sorghum. The flakes were still flakes when I dumped the spent grains into the composter. Was that normal? I was expecting the flakes to totally dissolve, like barley kernals do in a conventional AG.

I did brown some of the maize, trying to get a 'cereal' flavor into the sorghum. Maybe next batch I'll just use Corn Flakes, but it takes a BIG box to get two pounds.
So far, I've had more experience thinking than I've had brewing....you don't think they are mutually exclusive, do you?

72 batches so far,
48 wine, mostly Loquat, peach, plum, prickly pear
23 beers and ciders
1 sauerkraut
1 Tequila, from a prickly pear wine experiment that didn't work. I call it "Prickly Heat"

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