Subject: re: Grain Husks
Date: 1990-05-03 14:29:28 GMT
There is a logical reason for leaving the husks on the malted barley:
Namely, they provide bulk to the mash, which facilitates sparging. If they
weren't in there, sparging the mash would probably resemble sparging Cream of
(insert the name of your favorite hot cereal here :-). So, the husks do
serve a purpose, and after all, people have been brewing for thousands of years
and if there were no need to utilize the husks, they would have been left
behind long ago.
Todd Enders arpa: email@example.com
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