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Old 07-22-2007, 03:57 PM   #1
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Default Flaked Maize - in spent grains?

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.


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