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Old 11-09-2012, 02:27 PM   #1
Oct 2012
A2, Michigan
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I have the following leftover grist from a few batches last month:

.5# flaked barley
.5# crystal 60
.5# black barley
.75# chocolate malt
1 oz liberty

...and I was wondering if anyone had any ideas as to what I could add to it to make a batch of some kind of beer.

Normally I do the standard 5G batches, but does anyone ever do like a half-batch, just to use up old stuff?
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:30 PM   #2
Mar 2012
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I'm no recipe pro, but I'd say you might be well on your way to a robust porter...

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Old 11-09-2012, 07:18 PM   #3
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A Stout? Maybe an Irish Red?

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Old 11-09-2012, 08:22 PM   #4
Nov 2012
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Well, once you figure it out you can use the spent grain to make dog treats!

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Old 11-09-2012, 09:38 PM   #5
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I would pick up some two row throw it all in a mash, and .5 oz of Liberty @ 60 and the rest at 20 and see what you get. It'll be beer.

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Old 11-09-2012, 09:49 PM   #6
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I mis-read and thought this was about spent grains...I was gonna say I trade them for a dozen eggs every time I brew. Makes chickens poop out eggs like crazy. Put a CL ad up and your phone oughta ring off the hook
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