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Offline syncopadence

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Does roasted barley need to be gelatinized?
« on: May 12, 2015, 06:47:38 am »
If so, how do you do it?

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Re: Does roasted barley need to be gelatinized?
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2015, 06:49:40 am »
Nope.
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Re: Does roasted barley need to be gelatinized?
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2015, 01:24:16 pm »
No.  Doesn't need to be mashed either.  You can add it after the mash, you can steep it during warmup towards the boil.  I wouldn't boil it.  But anytime in between there is good.
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