How Long are grains good for?

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limprizol

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I have some grains from previous batches but they have already been milled. They are in zip-lock bags. How long will this be good for? I want to use it in my next couple of brews but they have been in there for like 3-4 months.

What do most people use to keep grains fresh.
 
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what if grains are unmilled how long are they good for
 

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Un-milled and stored properly; dry, cool place in an airtight container they can last a long time. A year or more.
 

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Un-milled and stored properly; dry, cool place in an airtight container they can last a long time. A year or more.

Or 2000 years if stored properly in an Egyptian tomb! :)
How they brewed beer without the interweb is beyond me. :mug:

I sore crushed grains vacuum sealed in the freezer and haven't had any problems storing up to 2 months.
 
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