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Non-Malt Mash Ingredients

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pellegjr
beers 395 º places 16 º 08:46 Sun 8/19/2012

Originally posted by HornyDevil
Originally posted by ALLOVATE
Originally posted by bitbucket
Grits
Flaked Rice
Oatmeal
Rice hulls

Pretty much this. Lots of hops for first wort hopping, the odd batch of coffee grains but otherwise a mash is a mash. The rest is added to the boil!


Oh yeah, almost forgot. Iíve added coffee and cocoa to the mash as well.


Any tannic extraction from boiling the coffee?

 
HornyDevil
08:57 Sun 8/19/2012

Originally posted by pellegjr
Any tannic extraction from boiling the coffee?


None that Iíve noticed.

Probably because the ground beans are left behind in the mash tun.

 
chils
17:09 Fri 8/31/2012

Iíve been using corn starch in place of flaked corn for years a la Papazian.
Itís cheaper, less likely to be stale, and doesnít glop up your mash with goo.

 
CLevar
premium
places 16 º 17:17 Fri 8/31/2012

Sweet potato and pumpkin.

 
HornyDevil
04:53 Sat 9/1/2012

Originally posted by CLevar
Sweet potato and pumpkin.


Ayep

 
AAvgerinos
07:36 Mon 9/3/2012

Originally posted by chils
Iíve been using corn starch in place of flaked corn for years a la Papazian.
Itís cheaper, less likely to be stale, and doesnít glop up your mash with goo.


Does the corn starch convert nearly 100% to glucose resulting in a mash runoff that is crystal clear?

With flaked maize I get a flavor contribution to the beer. Does that happen with corn starch or is it just like adding straight glucose?

 
chils
13:10 Mon 9/3/2012

Originally posted by AAvgerinos

Does the corn starch convert nearly 100% to glucose resulting in a mash runoff that is crystal clear?

With flaked maize I get a flavor contribution to the beer. Does that happen with corn starch or is it just like adding straight glucose?

It imparts about half the corny flavor that flaked does. I usually calculate it as flaked when making a recipe. Iím not a huge fan of Miller level corniness, so it works well for me. The starch converts well and the beer finishes up clear post-ferm.

 
Erlangernick
beers 1 º places 2 º 02:06 Tue 9/4/2012

Originally posted by pellegjr
Other than hops, anyone ever throw non-malt ingredients into the mash?


Certainly not, since that would violate the Reinheitsgebot!

 
robrules
places 1 º 08:00 Tue 9/4/2012

Pumpkin - roasted and raw - seeds too.

 
radarsock
beers 1120 º places 58 º 08:15 Tue 9/4/2012

Sweet potatoes. Juniper berries.

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