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Question about steeping time for making your own Malt?

A question akin to "how long is a piece of string?" I hope knowledgeable readers will forgive me rehearsing the "received wisdom". Malting is the process of causing the barley seed to sprout and in ...
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Own malted barley use

Depends on the water/grist ratio you want. Generally 0.33 gallons per lb is common, but much thicker and thinner ratios are used for different mash manipulations. So 5kg = 11lb, 3.8 gallons = 14.38 ...
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Can I cook/eat milled barley malt?

Post mashing you've actually removed much of the nutritional portion of it and put that stuff in your wort. The primary component left then is all that fiber. Even using the unmashed malt for the ...
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Can I cook/eat milled barley malt?

You don't want to eat the husk. You can, but it's about like eating a wood toothpick. But we need husks in the mash as they work as the filter for lautering. As for using a spent grain. After a mash ...
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What's the ratio of square feet of planted barley -- pounds of grains

1 acre is 43,264 square feet, which is a plot measuring 208' x 208'. Brandon's math is correct at 25 bushels per acre weighing 48 lbs each. Using his crop estimates you can expect between 0.0055 to 0....
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