Should I spray mist on my grain before milling?

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Should I spray mist on my grain before milling?

Postby etbandit » Mon Apr 23, 2007 3:15 am

Does anyone know if theres benefits to spraying a fine mist of water on grains before milling in order to soften the husk and retain husk integrity?
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Postby brewmeisterintng » Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:19 am

You can if you want. I have read that some brewers do it but I personally don't. I have a Phil mill and really don't have a problem with the husk breaking apart. It might be something to consider for the folks that use a Corona mill.
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Re: Should I spray mist on my grain before milling?

Postby billvelek » Mon Apr 23, 2007 12:07 pm

etbandit wrote:Does anyone know if theres benefits to spraying a fine mist of water on grains before milling in order to soften the husk and retain husk integrity?
Have a look at this old thread: http://www.beertools.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=740 -- the third post from Mesa Maltworks.

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