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attn Spunout re: malting barley(3 posts)

attn Spunout re: malting barleyPODIUMBOOB_DOT_CA
Feb 26, 2003 5:14 PM
I checked out brewing supplies, and found malted barley extract. How should I go about making this into a consumeable energy booster? Perhaps some vanilla extract or other flavorings? You also mentioned electrolytes. Is this in addition to the barley? If so, how to add them? As salt?

Your friend,
Podiumboob
re: attn Spunout re: malting barleySpunout
Feb 27, 2003 4:34 AM
If it is dark brown malt, you might not want that. Very strong taste. 'Panamalt' is a brand of clear maltodextrin that doesn't have alot of congeners. This is used in the commercial bread industry as well.

Basically, it is ready to go. Tastes good? Okay, try some Koolaid (mix, no sugar). Electolytes? Maybe a bit of salt, and a pureed Rolaid! I really don't know, but it is definitely possible. Take a look at the back of some popular gels, the forementioned ingredients are there in the largest proportion.

Please post results!

Caveat: I haven't done this, but a background in the food industry tells me that it is possible. Check out http://www.cptips.com/gelown.htm for info. Read the whole site too!
Thanks Tons!PODIUMBOOB_DOT_CA
Feb 27, 2003 10:09 AM
This will get me off to a start. I'll give it a whirl.
Hopefully it will help me sprint faster, as I'm a natural born sprinter.