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Old 07-02-2009, 11:55 PM   #1
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I made a mistake when coping down a recipe. I copied Victory Malt instead of Vienna. So, does anyone have a good recipe using Victory malt. I have four lbs. I don't expect to use it in one batch but I am looking for some suggestions. Beersmith says it is used in nut brown ales and porters. I have two batches of porter fermenting so I really don't need anymore right now and have never tasted a nut brown ale.
So, what's your favorite?

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Old 07-03-2009, 12:10 AM   #2
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I made a mistake when coping down a recipe. I copied Victory Malt instead of Vienna. So, does anyone have a good recipe using Victory malt. I have four lbs. I don't expect to use it in one batch but I am looking for some suggestions. Beersmith says it is used in nut brown ales and porters. I have two batches of porter fermenting so I really don't need anymore right now and have never tasted a nut brown ale.
So, what's your favorite?
Hmmm. I'm trying to think of all the ways I've used victory malt in the past. Are you AG or extract?
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:25 AM   #3
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Some victory, maybe a pound or so, is always a welcome addition to an APA if you ask me!

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Old 07-03-2009, 12:32 AM   #4
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Brewing Classic Styles has quite a few recipes using victory...an amber and a red to mention a few. You can check them out at:
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:49 AM   #5
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My next batch will be my 4th AG brew. Five extract and three AG sofar.

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My next batch will be my 4th AG brew. Five extract and three AG sofar.
I just did a quick look, and I use victory malt in the Fat Tire clone, the California common, English IPA, ESB and an amber ale. It's a toasty flavor, sort of like biscust malt or toasted malt.

Let me know if you need any recipes for those.
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Old 07-03-2009, 03:35 AM   #7
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My best IPA to date had 1.5lbs of it in a 5-gallon batch. All-grain.

It's good stuff to balance hops, or to add a toasty flavor to stouts/porters...

mmmm... Toasty!

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Mmmmm Victory! Close tie w/ honey malt as the best specialty grain out there IMHO. I think you can add a 1/2 # to just about everything north of a Pilsner and be ok.
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Any pale ale IMO. Victory is yummy.

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For one of my first AG batched I subbed two pounds of Victory for the home toasted malt in Dudes Lake Walk Pale Ale. Fantastic Beer!

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