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Offline eltharyon

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Sea Oats
« on: July 22, 2011, 05:07:55 PM »
Has anyone ever tried to brew with these.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_oats
They are edible(actually in survival guides if you are stuck on a beach) and smell wonderful all dried out.  Just need to get therm milled.

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Re: Sea Oats
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2011, 06:17:59 PM »
They're protected grasses here in Florida. 
Wouldn't condone making a beer out of it unless you're the type to pair it with sea turtle soup and manatee steaks.   ;)
Wiki says:  "Sea oats are a protected grass in most states along the East Coast. Picking or disturbing sea oats is punishable by fine in Georgia and Florida."

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Re: Sea Oats
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2011, 06:18:56 PM »
shhhhh...Mmm turtle soup.

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Re: Sea Oats
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2011, 07:46:06 PM »
My wife loves photos of sea oats, but they are off limits on most beaches I've been on.   And they have very few grain heads per plant, i think it would take acres to get enough to brew a batch.
I'd really just rather be brewing in sunny Carlsbad New Mexico

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Re: Sea Oats
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2011, 03:56:07 PM »
Wouldn't condone making a beer out of it unless you're the type to pair it with sea turtle soup and manatee steaks.   ;)

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Re: Sea Oats
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2011, 05:05:16 PM »
Dunes and sea oats are so Atlantic Coast.  Sometimes I miss the fun things I used to do among the Playalinda sea oats back in the day...  They don't grow here.

I've made many batches of mead using Playalinda prickly pears. They share the dunes with sea oats.  Prickly pears grow here too, but they are not Space Shuttle energy infused like the ones I picked at Playalinda.
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