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Old 08-09-2007, 03:22 AM   #1
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I got an order from beer-wine.com for my American Pale Ale that I will be brewing next week. I got a pound of milled Crystal 60L from them and I can see through the bag that there is a considerable amount of what I can only describe as dust. I'm sure when I go to steep these grains that all that dust is going to get in to the wort.

Is this a problem? Should I somehow try to eliminate this dust before I steep the grains?

 
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Old 08-09-2007, 03:33 AM   #2
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You'll always get a fair amount of dust whenever any grain is crushed. It's normal. Steep it like you normally would.
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