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A cereal cooker 

The Oxford Companion to Beer
Paul KA ButtrickPaul KA Buttrick

is a brewhouse vessel that enables brewers to use unmalted cereals such as corn (maize) or rice as part of their recipe as well as malted barley. The proportion of rice or maize may vary depending on the beer and normally makes up 20%–30% of the grist. The cereal cooker is very much like a mash mixer; it contains mixing paddles and is heated, usually by steam panels. The raw cereal is added to water to create a porridge, which is ... ...

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