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Old 09-01-2006, 01:02 PM   #1
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I'm doing a pumpkin ale this weekend and I need a subsitute for Biscuit Malt since my LHBS doesn't carry that. I got the recipe from this thread


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Old 09-01-2006, 02:14 PM   #2
I use secondaries. :p
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try special roast.

according to my LHBS guys, its the same thing as biscuit, except one comes from belgium and the other comes from the USA.
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Old 09-01-2006, 02:16 PM   #3
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Or Victory.
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Old 09-06-2006, 07:46 AM   #4
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I just did exactly that, on both. I needed a half pound of biscuit but the LHBS was all out. I substituted 0.25 lb of both Special Roast and Victory. The results taste good so far.
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Old 09-07-2006, 08:04 PM   #5
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I switched from biscuit to Special Roast after my LBHS stopped carrying the biscuit with no detectable differences in flavor.

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