hist-brewing: Gruit and unhopped ales-stone ale

DJ Sable (aka Badger) djsable at home.com
Tue May 23 01:04:08 PDT 2000

:         They were probably granite stream cobbles, or possibly from a
: outwash plain.  Try to pick ones that have a relatively fresh appearance
: chemically weathered or pitted).  Some of them are going to split or
: when you heat them that hot.  Use the big pieces, discard the rest.

Maybe baking them to dry out any residual water?  the steam buildup and
release would be what will split the rocks. do not use fresh river rocks if
you can help it.

just a thought.

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