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Freaking mold!!!!

Post by Durhommer » Mon May 04, 2020 9:57 am

Ok so I just moved and I was unpacking my garage and I have 10 pound golden promise malt that had a corner of the bag covered in green mold I immediately ripped it off and sealed the bag back up it ended up being about 3 grams that had the mold.my question is can I still use this 25 dollars of grain or is it garbage. This was two days ago and no new growth is happening
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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by tubbsy » Mon May 04, 2020 2:31 pm

It'll be fine for whisky, probably even for beer. If you are concerned, boil the wort after mashing.

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Post by Single Malt Yinzer » Mon May 04, 2020 2:42 pm

I've never had good luck with mold. Always ends up with an off flavor that persists through multiple distillations.

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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by LWTCS » Mon May 04, 2020 3:04 pm

Single Malt Yinzer wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 2:42 pm
I've never had good luck with mold. Always ends up with an off flavor that persists through multiple distillations.
Noooo sir. That's not mold your tasting. Its peat. Yeah that's it. Peat,,,,,,,,,and decomposing leaves.....
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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by Durhommer » Mon May 04, 2020 4:20 pm

I caught the mold the bag looks good should be able to use it right
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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by shadylane » Mon May 04, 2020 4:53 pm

My 2 cents worth
If your going to use it. Use it quick.

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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by Durhommer » Mon May 04, 2020 6:47 pm

My thoughts too I'll have to small batch it 5gallon and try for a wild ferment since my kids threw out my yeast and the grocers around here seem to be out
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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by jward » Mon May 04, 2020 8:06 pm

shadylane wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 4:53 pm
My 2 cents worth
If your going to use it. Use it quick.
Exactly. It probably has a high moisture content now. If it smells and looks fresh I would use it and soon too.

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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by Chauncey » Tue May 05, 2020 12:45 am

Was gonna say, use that stuff on the swift
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Re: Freaking mold!!!!

Post by Durhommer » Tue May 05, 2020 5:02 am

So I'm gonna batch in tonight after work with it as long as something catastrophic doesn't happen and while on lunch I'll read up on wild ferment and see where my best shot is
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