Beer Info FAQ

Does malt need to be milled?

Does malt need to be milled?

Ideally, each malt kernel should be cracked into three to six individual pieces, leaving the husk intact. High efficiency breweries using hammer mills and mash filters require that the malt be ground into a powder for maximum extract, but a homebrew system is not set up for this type of grist.

Can you crush grain in a blender?

FRESHLY GROUND FLOUR Not any old blender will be able to handle the heavy load of grinding whole grain kernels to a fine powder. The Vibe Blender System makes grinding whole-grains quick and easy, and you'll always get a fresher flour with more taste and nutrition than anything you can buy.