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Offline davidgzach

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Stale Pale Ale Malt?
« on: July 12, 2012, 09:16:34 AM »
I didn't realize I was out of 2-Row and had a bag of Pale Ale Malt around for about 2 months, so I used 10# of it in lieu of 2-row for my American Lager today.  It was in the sealed bag in my boiler room and I thought just fine, but when I chewed on a few as I am accustomed on brew day, it was, well damp and squishy, not crunchy.  I went ahead and ground it.  It didn't taste bad and it looked fine so I just mashed in. 

Am I screwed or RDWHAHB? 

And did I screw up the lager by using 10 pounds of Pale Malt with 4 pound of 2-row or will the lager just have a little more of a malt backbone?

Dave
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Re: Stale Pale Ale Malt?
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2012, 09:39:34 AM »
Darn...I thought maybe it was about this....



As to the real question, I think you;ll be OK.  It may not be the best beer you've ever made, but I'll bet you'll like it.
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Re: Stale Pale Ale Malt?
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2012, 10:19:11 AM »
I still have a bottle of this . . ahh "beer." My favorite line was "The first batch was so pale, it fainted."
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Stale Pale Ale Malt?
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2012, 11:17:52 AM »
I still have a bottle of this . . ahh "beer." My favorite line was "The first batch was so pale, it fainted."

I have a few empty bottles, but no full ones.


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