New mill came today!

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  1. Charlie W

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    Well, the old MaltMill just wasn't cutting it anymore. So much flour I could make bread. The Cereal killer arrived today and ran some GWM 2-row through it. What a difference. The husks were whole and the endosperm was broken into 2-3 pieces and very little flour. This was at the setting from the factory. Very happy to see that. Will be brewing this weekend, so we will see. I got a good feeling .
    The Blueberry ale has been sitting in secondary for 8 days and the occasional bubble. Will check the SG and probably bottle this weekend.All the best, Charlie.
     
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    Awe, I like flour. My Corona mill does great tortilla's I would expect!
     
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    One of these days I should break down and get a mill. My lhbs mill does such a great job though, and it's nice leaving the mess there and not at home.
    Congrats on your new equipment!
     
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    I have a flour mill. I didn't 2!
     
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    Thanks, I think it will make a big diff.
     
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    One of the best things about having your own mill is being able to buy grains in bulk. I like putting together recipes and grain bills on the fly.
     
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    I'm yet to get a grain mill maybe one day my thermomix does a good job for now and at the price they come at coulda bought an automated electric brew system twice over lol.
    Recon your sparge will drain just nicely and maybe a point or three in gravity. Congrats!
     
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    I've got around 200 pounds of grain in my garage, so having the mill is damned handy.
     
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    That's the best part about owning a mill. The money you save buying bulk grain pays for the mill in a reasonably short amount of time.

    The second good thing about bulk is you can brew multiple times with the same lot number, pH and extraction are almost unchanged between batches.
     
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    I agree. Have a 55lb sack of GWM 2 row and few lbs of other grains. don't have to run to the LHBS when I need grain. Still have to get that sack of MO though. All the best, Charlie.
     
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