Take the 2-minute tour ×
Homebrewing Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for dedicated home brewers and serious enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

What's the shelf life on crushed specialty grains?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 6 down vote accepted

3 weeks, maybe longer of you keep them in humidity free environment.

buy yourself a half pound of crystal 60L. Tatse it each day for a few weeks. The crisp crunch will fade soon as the grain sucks up moisture.

share|improve this answer
    
+1 I'm gonna vote you up, just cuz it's a good answer. And stuff. –  hookedonwinter Apr 22 '10 at 0:18

I think if you keep them dry, like in a big rubbermaid container, they should be good for a few months. It's best to keep them uncrushed, and then crush when needed.

share|improve this answer
    
Months is too long for crushed grain. Down voted because this site needs more downvoting and users to keep it interesting. –  brewchez Apr 21 '10 at 22:10
    
No worries. Take me down! –  hookedonwinter Apr 21 '10 at 22:27
1  
Actually, I have a puking 9 week old at home and I'm taking it out on you. :( –  brewchez Apr 21 '10 at 23:46
1  
I understand. You can actually just blame me. –  hookedonwinter Apr 22 '10 at 15:02
    
I upvoted you because I think you're cool and want to be your friend –  Dmac the Destroyer Mar 9 '12 at 18:02

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.