After my brief flirtation with a lighter tone, it's back to numbers, numbers and more numbers. They're so much easier to write than words, numbers are. And less ambiguous, too.
This is part three in a series of posts on Truman's 19th century Porter and Stout grists. You've probably for gotten all about the first two. I know I nearly have. And I wrote the bloody things. Here are the tables again to refresh your memory:
The story it tells is very similar. The brown malt content falls as the century progresses. As with the Running Stout, the situation with black malt is more confusing, at first falling and then rising again.
That was exciting, eh? Probably not. Look, I've had a very busy week. Things may improve during the holidays.
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