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Old 02-19-2010, 04:51 PM   #1
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What is it used in other than a brown porter? I got my numbers wrong when I made a brown porter... so now I have about 5lbs of brown malt... and I dont see it in ANY recepies


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Old 02-19-2010, 04:52 PM   #2
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Anything dark and English, Imperial Stout, Mild, Brown Ale etc...


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Old 02-19-2010, 04:53 PM   #3
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It's not very common anymore. And is sometimes reffered to as "Blown". IIRC, it's an English specialty derivation so, your chances are best found in those styles of yore.

Also, I think it's original intent was for use in Porter.
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Anything dark and English, Imperial Stout, Mild, Brown Ale etc...
maybe when I do another RIS ill just take 5 lbs of 2 row out and put in the 5 of brown that could work!
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I made some for the Denny Conn bourbon vanilla imperial porter, but seeing as that won't be ready for maybe a year I'm going to try some homeroasted brown and amber malts in a few small batches of malty reds and browns over the next few months, to see if it's something I like.
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I use it in both my Mild and India Brown Ale.
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I use brown malt in all my darker english beers, nut browns, milds, porters. I feel that brown malt really "makes" an english-style brown ale. Both the beer recipes in my drop-down use it.

If I had to choose between 3 specality malts forever more, it's be Crystal 55L, brown malt, and UK chocolate malt.
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Anything from an amber to a stout. I've seen it called a darker form of Pale, but that's seriously wrong. You can use it as an alternative to Victory/Biscuit. Not a direct substitute, but a good flavor.


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