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KellerBrauer

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Grain Mill
« on: August 14, 2016, 04:41:59 PM »
Can anyone recommend a good grain mill? I'm looking at several, but the choices seem endless.  Is a three roll mill any better than a two roll?

I'm struggling with the mill at my local malt vendor.  He's having issues and my efficiency is plumiting..

Offline BlueWingPig

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Re: Grain Mill
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2016, 04:53:27 AM »
I have a Cereal Killer from AIHB that I like.  It is fairly inexpensive at around $100.  I also spray about 2% water by weight on my grain before crushing to condition it and then use about a .030 inch gap.  My efficiency has been in the low 80's with this mill and technique.

Offline merfizle

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Re: Grain Mill
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2016, 05:57:26 AM »
+1 with Cereal Killer. I had the original design and I had to modify it to work because kernels would get caught between the end of the rollers and the base of the mill. Jason at AIHB took it back and rebuilt it to current specs....even paid for shipping. I haven't had a lick of trouble since.

Mark
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KellerBrauer

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Re: Grain Mill
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2016, 05:08:15 PM »
Okay thank you both very much! Cereal killer happens to be one of the mills I was looking at.

Thanks for your input and happy brewing!

PS - good call on the wet milling. I've been reading about it. The subject is quite inter sting. Wow, 80% is huge!!!  I'm very lucky to get 68%   :(

 

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