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Rye Malt
« on: March 05, 2015, 11:15:34 PM »
So why does Rye malt look like it does? Was weighing out some ingredients today and noticed how different it looks. Almost like shrunken hardened two row.

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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2015, 11:40:45 PM »
So why does Rye malt look like it does? Was weighing out some ingredients today and noticed how different it looks. Almost like shrunken hardened two row.

smaller harder kernel with  no husk.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2015, 12:19:37 AM »
Rye malt and Barley malt are entirely different beasts. they are both grasses and they have both been malted but the similarity pretty much ends there.

it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2015, 01:46:19 AM »
it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.

Side question...is it kosher to chew malted grains? I keep hearing about rat droppings, etc. in this stuff.

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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2015, 01:49:15 AM »
it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.

Side question...is it kosher to chew malted grains? I keep hearing about rat droppings, etc. in this stuff.

ha! i've eating more grain than i can weigh...haven't died yet.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2015, 01:59:02 AM »
it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.

Side question...is it kosher to chew malted grains? I keep hearing about rat droppings, etc. in this stuff.

ha! i've eating more grain than i can weigh...haven't died yet.

OK, well I'll just pop a handful of this 2-row into my mo

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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2015, 02:13:37 AM »
it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.

Side question...is it kosher to chew malted grains? I keep hearing about rat droppings, etc. in this stuff.

ha! i've eating more grain than i can weigh...haven't died yet.

OK, well I'll just pop a handful of this 2-row into my mo

im sure someone can come up with stats that it's bad...i'm an army guy so what doesn't kill ya makes ya stronger!
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2015, 12:56:55 PM »
Wheat's appearance is some where between barley and rye. Different seeds from different grasses.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2015, 01:13:52 PM »
it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.

Side question...is it kosher to chew malted grains? I keep hearing about rat droppings, etc. in this stuff.

ha! i've eating more grain than i can weigh...haven't died yet.

OK, well I'll just pop a handful of this 2-row into my mo

your a funny guy. I see what you did there.

it should be fairly easy to distinguish between a kernal of rye malt (smooth, greenish, hard to the fingernail but will crumble) and a rat dropping (smooth, blackish, soft to the fingernail and will squish). and if you mistake two row for rat droppings you best switch suppliers.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2015, 01:34:17 PM »
it should still be soft enough to chew easily though. if it's steely then you might be dealing with unmalted rye which is a different thing again.

Side question...is it kosher to chew malted grains? I keep hearing about rat droppings, etc. in this stuff.

ha! i've eating more grain than i can weigh...haven't died yet.

OK, well I'll just pop a handful of this 2-row into my mo

your a funny guy. I see what you did there.

it should be fairly easy to distinguish between a kernal of rye malt (smooth, greenish, hard to the fingernail but will crumble) and a rat dropping (smooth, blackish, soft to the fingernail and will squish). and if you mistake two row for rat droppings you best switch suppliers.

share the joke boys..i'm thick i guess :o
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2015, 01:36:36 PM »

share the joke boys..i'm thick i guess :o


ha! i've eating more grain than i can weigh...haven't died yet.

OK, well I'll just pop a handful of this 2-row into my mo

your a funny guy. I see what you did there.

it should be fairly easy to distinguish between a kernal of rye malt (smooth, greenish, hard to the fingernail but will crumble) and a rat dropping (smooth, blackish, soft to the fingernail and will squish). and if you mistake two row for rat droppings you best switch suppliers.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2015, 01:40:36 PM »
 ;D   Gotta picture flbrewer keeling over mid-sentence.
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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2015, 01:45:49 PM »
;D   Gotta picture flbrewer keeling over mid-sentence.
Ha! Don't feel bad Ken, I was in the same boat. 

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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2015, 02:27:42 PM »
I'll be here all week, try the prime rib!

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Re: Rye Malt
« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2015, 02:45:03 PM »
I'll be here all week, try the prime rib!

i would but i heard the beef cattle ate the 2-row that the mice shat on  ;D
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