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Re: Water volumes for low gravity beers
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2011, 09:07:59 AM »
You're fine.  The 1-minute (and for that matter, the 5-minute and instant) oats have all already be gelatinized so you can just put them straight into the mash.

in fact all rolled oats are pre gelatenized. The process of making rolled oats is to steam them and then squash them while still hot and soft.

It's the "steel cut" type oats that do need to be cooked, right?
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Re: Water volumes for low gravity beers
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2011, 09:13:41 AM »
Thanks Joe.
I should have mentioned that this had an almost 2 hour mash.  I had a dentist appointment so I put this on before I left and was longer than I anticipated.  If it's any good I may name it Root Canal Mild...

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Re: Water volumes for low gravity beers
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2011, 09:32:59 PM »


It's the "steel cut" type oats that do need to be cooked, right?

Yep, that's right.
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