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  • Greg
    Thanks guy s.I do beleive that I m more of a hands on type and once I see it in action I will get the whole picture and then my ? s will thin out (hopefully
    Message 1 of 9 , Apr 1, 2008
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      Thanks guy's.I do beleive that I'm more of a hands on type and once I
      see it in action I will get the whole picture and then my ?'s will
      thin out (hopefully for you) :)
      Greg




      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jamesonbeam1"
      <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
      >
      > Note:
      >
      > Not to mention all the vitamins and minerals included for those
      > yeasties (read ingredients) - also most brands of corn flakes come
      > with Malt flavoring or extract :).
      >
      > Vino es Veritas,
      > Jim.
      >
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "rye_junkie" <rye_junkie@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Greg" <gapremodeling@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > -
      > > Thx Mason. I think I'm putting the horse/cart into play here.I
      want
      > > to use corn in my recipe and with this in mind, do I need to
      > > substitute corn for the amount of sugar and so on. Bakers yeast!
      Can
      > > I steal this from my wife's cooking supply? I'm ready to go in
      the
      > am
      > > If anyone can add thx.
      >
      >
      > Greg,
      > You can do this a couple of ways. The easiest is to crush up a large
      > box of corn flakes in a blender or food processor almost to powder.
      I
      > prefer a blender so I can blend with water. If you just add the
      > powdered corn flakes to the water they will clump. Not really any
      > need to cook but you can if you wish. The other is to use corn meal
      > but this method really requires the use of malted barley to be
      > effective and easy in my opinion. As for yeast just make sure it is
      > "Active dry" not the "Rapid Rise" stuff. Flieshmans or red star are
      > fine. I prefer red star. The corn flakes may sound a little "flaky"
      > but they work nicely, They are cheap and transfer a lot of corn
      > flavor into the finished product. You may want to consider not doing
      > this in your carboy at this point now though. Run down to walmart
      and
      > get yourself a Sterilite storage container and use it for your
      > fermenter. You will find it worth the 6 bucks. The brand of plastic
      > container is safe for our hobby and a fraction of the cost of a brew
      > shop fermenter.
      >
      > Mason
      >
    • rye_junkie
      ... We don t mind really. Mason
      Message 2 of 9 , Apr 1, 2008
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        --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Greg" <gapremodeling@...> wrote:
        >
        > Thanks guy's.I do beleive that I'm more of a hands on type and once I
        > see it in action I will get the whole picture and then my ?'s will
        > thin out (hopefully for you) :)
        > Greg

        We don't mind really.

        Mason
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