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Offline weazletoe

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Re: How long will my grain last?
« Reply #30 on: August 31, 2010, 03:11:32 pm »
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Re: How long will my grain last?
« Reply #31 on: August 31, 2010, 03:55:21 pm »
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Weaz can use his better judgement.



LMAO!!! Now there's an oxymoron if I ever heard one!!!!!!  ;D

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Re: How long will my grain last?
« Reply #32 on: September 09, 2010, 01:33:03 pm »
I think these stackable vittle vaults would be the ideal way to store grain over long periods:

http://www.chicompany.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=297&products_id=1658

I'm thinking one of these should hold 50lbs. - plus they would make the grain storage look more organized than a few half empty 50lb sacks in a Rubbermaid trash can (which is what I'm currently using).

I'd go with the 60 to store a whole 55# sack o'grain and have room to scoop.
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Re: How long will my grain last?
« Reply #33 on: September 13, 2010, 11:49:18 pm »
I just kegged a chocolate stout I made with grains that were milled, then stores in a paper bag for 4 months... and the final product is excellent. The grains were kept at room temperature the whole time (generally around 65-75F). I am starting to think grains can go a pretty long haul before they taste off - that, or I was just lucky.

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Re: How long will my grain last?
« Reply #34 on: November 16, 2023, 01:31:20 pm »
So i have a giant sterlite container full with grains in sealed bags that was stored in a cool dry basement FOR 8 YEARS.  Should i not brew with this grain and just throw it in the garbage??

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Re: How long will my grain last?
« Reply #35 on: November 17, 2023, 08:08:16 am »
Might be fine. I use 8 year old grain sometimes. Taste some. If it's crunchy and doesn't bring taste stale,  go for it.
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