hist-brewing: Mead, Bass and more

Kirsty Pollock kirsty.pollock at mpuk.com
Mon Oct 4 00:55:29 PDT 1999


Fine. Maybe it only smokes when it's damp or something.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Badger [mailto:badger at nwlink.com]
> Sent: 01 October 1999 19:24
> To: Kirsty Pollock
> Subject: RE: hist-brewing: Mead, Bass and more
> 
> 
> its what i read.
> 
> badger
> 
> On Fri, 1 Oct 1999, Kirsty Pollock wrote:
> 
> > > Straw was used because it gave of a nice heat, but very 
> little smoke.
> > > There is a period source (Gervase Markham, an english 
> housewife) that
> > > details what type of straw is best, and notes that wood is 
> > > not very good
> > > for the malt because it makes it smoky, and gives the ale 
> a bad taste.
> > 
> > 
> > Are you serious??? Any straw I have ever burned has been 
> smoky as hell!
> > Maybe it's just not the type of smoke that imparts flavour.
> > 
> 
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