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Sun Mar 7 12:57:29 PST 1999


> From: OxladeMac at aol.com
> Date: Sun, 7 Mar 1999 15:49:05 EST
> To: owner-hist-brewing at rt.com
> Subject: Grain question
> 
> Markham calls for "pease" in his recipie for March beer:  
> "Now for the brewing of the best March beer you shall allow to a hogshead
> thereof a quarter of the best malt well ground:  Then you shall teake a peck
> of pease, half a peck of wheat, and half a peck of oats...."
> 
> Excuse my ignorance, by what is "pease?"  I've heard it in the childhood rhyme
> "pease portage hot, pease portage cold, pease portage in the pot, five days
> old..."  But what is it?  What is the modern name for this grain?
> 
> Thanks in advance to any responders.
> 
> Ox
> 
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