hist-brewing: Oats

AFlinsch at njeb.att.com AFlinsch at njeb.att.com
Thu May 14 09:30:27 PDT 1998

Art Steinmetz[SMTP:asteinm at pipeline.com] wrote:
> At 09:43 AM 5/7/98 -0400, you wrote:
> >I can't think of any reason not to use quick oats. 
> I haven't used oats in brewing but recently did a side by side taste of
> quick oats and old-fashioned oats prepared breakfast style.  The difference
> was dramatic, both in taste and texture.  Obviously texture would not be a
> factor in brewing. Taste-wise, the old-fashioned was much nuttier.

Wouldn't texture have some impact on how "sticky" the mash would be? 

I do agree on the difference in taste however. Plain steel cut oats (not
rolled) taste even better.

Alex Flinsch 
Wefos Bar Bill Render - Development

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