HOMEBREW Digest #5514 Thu 26 February 2009

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  RE: Lot analysis data for Weyermann malts? ("Mike Bennett")

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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:04:53 -0800 From: "Mike Bennett" <mjb at efn.org> Subject: RE: Lot analysis data for Weyermann malts? Kai Troester <kai at braukaiser.com> wrote: > Does anyone know of a source where I can buy bags of Weyermann > malt AND get lot analysis data for them? I've had EXCELLENT customer service and support from F. H. Steinbart 234 SE 12th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97214 USA 503.232.8793 http://www.fhsteinbart.com Their retail prices are a little high IMO, but it could be because I'm so used to paying wholesale as a pro brewer. > I have been buying my malt from Crosby Baker through my LHBS. > While I?m willing to pay the premium for this excellent German > malt (I pay ~$60 for the 55 lb bag) I don?t understand why I > cannot get the lot analysis data if I?m paying this price. I've had nothing but bad experiences with C&B in the past. Considering the service That I've gotten from them as a pro, I'm not surprised they didn't hang up on you as soon as they found out you were a home-brewer. > Granted a home brewer should not have to worry about detailed > data like this but let me be the judge of this. You may be disappointed when you finally get your lot analysis, at least with the specialty malts. 98% of the time, they are little more than a color analysis. - -- Mike Bennett Professional Brewer (retired) St. Barts (Home) Brewing mjbennett69<at>gmail.com Return to table of contents
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