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Using Sprouted Grains in Brewing


Frank Modesto — Harrisburg, Pennsylvania asks,

I have been seeing rolled, sprouted grains at the store. What is the deal about the grains being sprouted and, more importantly, can these be used for something tastier than a bowl of breakfast oatmeal?

Sprouted grains have been used for thousands of years for cooking and brewing, with malt being the ultimate sprouted grain product. The history of food and cooking is largely comprised of stories
Response by Ashton Lewis.