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  1. TheDogsRump

    The longevity of grain

    Hi all, This is my first post and first time joining a forum. I've been brewing for a number of years but have had some time off as I unexpectedly got accepted to graduate school and moved away. My brewing gear got put into storage and despite my best efforts, there was no way for my to get...
  2. Iowa Brewer

    Milled Grain Lifespan?

    Hey all, Yesterday (Thursday) I had malt milled and began my first lager-yeast starter. With ales I start the night before and have high kreuzen for a midday pitch by the following day. This morning, after noticing no discernible activity, I read that lager starters should sit on the stir...
  3. DanMalleck

    Back in the saddle—but with old grains. Should I dump them?

    I haven’t brewed for over two years due to renovation and general lethargy. But I’m back at it. I brewed a gluten free for my gf and it was based in rice syrup so didn’t need to deal with grains. But, now I’m ready to hit the all grain. I have a lot of unmilled grain that has been sealed...