Not sure If when I reply to a comment if you get a copy. So wanted to let ya know I answered the question/comment that you left at my photo thing,,..
Ps.. Thanks for checking me out.. Also I likes your set up as well.. That set up looks mean... LOL
Kinda like your box deal a lil better. could you explain on that..
Maybe this would be a good topic or group to start. If you start one I'll follow.. Unless you thinks no one else would be interested.. n e ways. Thanks for sparking an interest in me again. Been a while since I even looked over the site.. :) Crisp
I just read your comment. and wanted to say thanks for the discription. I was talking about the drying box.. I thought it looked pretty cool.. Sounds like it worked Good too.. Mine in my picture Is nothing but a large screen hung over a pit. I always keep a hot fire going (which was out of view from my photos) For the coals.. Which I take and put under my screen there and in My my oven for the boiler. Hardly ever did I put strait logs under there. It's easier to control with coals,. But uses lots more wood. :( .. Of course if that doesn't matter like at the time for us. It worked really well.:) I Know the way you did it your Enzymes had to be good. Cause I would get mine up had to be close to 110 F or lil less.. basicly I always used my hands to judge Never used and thermometer. Probably should have. But Never did.. Just the back of my hand. When it got to the point where it just started to get Hot Hot. then It was good. :) Keep it there like roasting a pig in a pit for about 2-10 hours. (Depending on how much I was doing at the time) and Roll on..
but I do think were both ok with our proccess. I know I have read tons and search the world for Malt cheap.. And found that lots of brew shops Speacialty malts get toasted up wards of 140+ for hours on end.. To come up with there dark malts or and stuff. (Nothing we need. But they claim the malt still had High enzymes activity) so I would assume we are well with in the guide lines...
Other than that. My Still,My Distillery, And it seems my life has all been put on hold yet again. (everytime I get ahead. Something else happens).
My Wife has somehow Lost all feeling for myself. And so now She's talking about divorce. (Which I wasn't even Prepared for) Comming back and recovering from 2 Stress induced heart attacks.. Feels like Beening kicked when i'm down. Never once showed signs of leaving when I made 2000 a week salary.. But once that's gone and I couldn't work My old job anymore. (instead I was taken what I had left to start this Project of a distillery, Knowing full well. that If done correctly could be a gold mine) but I suppose that's to far off.. The worse part is the Kids/ Both of whom are very young and will no doubt be the ones who get effected the worst by all this... :) Anyways. Don't wanna claim up the comment board any worse.// (Also feel free to edit this one or delete it if ya need to.. I should have sent it in a email anyways.:)
But thanks for asking and Checking out the ol Photos on my end. Plus the discription of yours./ To me that sounded like a dang good set up that is hassel free. No attention required type deal.. (Also Corn sucks for Enzymes IMHO.. I too would go with Wheat like yourself Or Good ol Barley. Which I get at my local feed and seed. (non Treated Barley 14.95$ ) Rather than paying what most pay.. I know you know what I mean. Same with the Wheat. I think the last sack I got was 8.50$ 50 pounds. thats sweet compared to what the Local brew shops sale it for. I've even thought about buying it and malting it then saling it myself. Why not. After it's malted they are getting a 1.10 per pound. WOW>. Now that is nice. Right. WHAT CHA Think.. LOL Alrighty.. thanks again for the comment. Don't forget to delete or edit this one if you need to.. Crisp..