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sashurlow

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Time for another brew the leftover ingredients batch. I have flaked maize and some crystal malt. From what I can read, I need to heat the the maize in a 50/50 mix with 2 row barley to break down the starch.
Is the crystal and two row interchangeable? I'm trying to make this a "free" batch so I would rather not buy more ingredients.
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No. Crystal and 2 row are not interchangeable. The 2 row has enzymes that work during the mash. Crystal won't have enough of the enzymes to do the work.
 
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