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Old 06-25-2012, 03:50 AM   #451
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Every brew day for me is extended by making biscuits for my dog. My wife even had me get bone shape cutouts for them.
I pretty much follow the recipe from the op except the spent grains are heaping cups.


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Old 11-03-2012, 08:47 PM   #452
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I'm brewing a 1 gallon porter today just so I have some spent grain to make biscuits for the dog we rescued last week. I had seen this thread in the past an I'm glad I finally have a reason to try these.

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Old 11-07-2012, 03:41 AM   #453
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So these came out great, at least in the dog's opinion. I've found that jamming one of these in a Kong toy with a bit of peanut butter to seal it in place really keeps her busy for a while.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:50 AM   #454
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I think brewers might be the greenest group im a part of.
We recycle food grade buckets and old coolers.
We recylce alot of plumbing hardware.
We can never turn our nose down at an old fridge.
Empty kegs yeah we got a use for those too.
We are resposible for a mertic butt load of hops being grown.
and we compost or feed or spent grains to the dogs.
I think that lets us get away with using a little too much water.
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:27 AM   #455
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I think brewers might be the greenest group im a part of.
We recycle food grade buckets and old coolers.
We recylce alot of plumbing hardware.
We can never turn our nose down at an old fridge.
Empty kegs yeah we got a use for those too.
We are resposible for a mertic butt load of hops being grown.
and we compost or feed or spent grains to the dogs.
I think that lets us get away with using a little too much water.
And our good cohorts who use their spent cooling water to jump start the washing machine load. Truly inspirational. I LOVE YOU GUYS!
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:55 AM   #456
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I clean all my gear and kegs with my chiller water. What I don't use I save to water my garden or hook a sprinkler to the end and water the yard.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:24 AM   #457
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For future reference, do spent grain recipes usually call for wet grain, or dried grain? It looks like some people freeze the wet grain while others dry it by baking it overnight at a low temperature, which is what I did.
It just depends on the recipe. I've only made bread and dog treats with my spent grain so far, but I've found a number of recipes that I plan to try. A lot of the Brooklyn Brew Shop recipes call for dry grain, or even spent grain flour. I'm only steeping specialty grains or doing one gallon BIAB recipes, so I don't have a ton of grain, but I'll keep a few cups wet for immediate use in bread and treats, freeze a few cups and then dry the rest. I haven't done anything with the dry grain that I've saved, but I'm thinking about making some pretzels or pizza crust this weekend.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:29 AM   #458
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my wolf jumped up on counter to get to the last batch i made my rotty was pissed.they both love them a lot.
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:48 PM   #459
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Ok I tried the OP recipe with chunky PB. Great !!

I think they taste really good, I rolled them out a little thicker and I am not sure that the dog will get many of them.
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:04 PM   #460
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Ill be adding this to the list of things to do with my grain ^_^


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