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Old 08-26-2011, 12:59 AM   #1
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I was thinking about a SMASH, but I'm not sure what hops to add. Would a SMASH be a waste of this malt?

Need some help here people.

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Old 08-26-2011, 01:05 AM   #2
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use some EKG!!
Watch me leap through this hoop!

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Old 08-26-2011, 01:06 AM   #3
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You could use EKG or fuggles and make an english bitter

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Old 08-26-2011, 01:06 AM   #4
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I'd mash it with 0.5 lbs of british crystal, bitter to 40 IBU and add a nice finishing addition of EKG. Ferment with a good english yeast and you'll have an awesome beer. Following this or a similar approach will give you what I feel is a beer that highlights the base malt but enhances it with supporting flavors.
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:27 AM   #5
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I've done several smash recipies with MO.
They are some of my favorite beers.

This is definitely a good malt for a smash, since its so flavorful by its self.

My favorites include ones with ekg, and a batch with Centennial. The ekg was about 35 ibu and the centennial batch was inspired by two hearted, and hopped like an ipa, to around 65 ibu. I use wlp 007.

You can't go wrong here really doing a smash with some mo in my opinion, by far my favorite malt.

Best of luck!

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Old 08-27-2011, 04:49 AM   #6
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I'd add some crystal and possibly some specialty malt or adjunct with a bunch of my favorite hops to make a 1.060+70 IPA.
Everything is better with a beer.

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Old 08-27-2011, 12:05 PM   #7
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I did my MO smash with Perle hops and US-05. Very floral and nice. I really liked it.
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