Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Vegie bacon maple porter?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-26-2012, 06:51 AM   #1
skullface1818
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: tallahssee, fl
Posts: 157
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default Vegie bacon maple porter?

Yes, Sacrelage...

I know. but I AM a vegetarian and I was wondering "can't I just use some veggie bacon to dry hop my porter?"

I assume so. Just dry up as much oil as possible. Its the same idea as the regular bacon porter.

just with veggie bacon strips (morning star in this case unless I find a more flavor rich variety).
Is it worth experimenting with? has anyone tried it before?


skullface1818 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 07:10 AM   #2
Fordzilla
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 429
Liked 26 Times on 24 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Bacon porter? Do you have a link to some info? I've never heard of that.


Fordzilla is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 07:34 AM   #3
skullface1818
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: tallahssee, fl
Posts: 157
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

http://www.byo.com/component/resourc...ers-bacon-beer

their is also a lot of other recipes out their. For mine I added some cherrywood smoked malt and Biscuit malt (5oz of each), as well as 7 LBS of liquid amber extract instead of the dried stuff (its more cost effective) as well as 12 oz of carmalized brown sugar and 24 OZ of maple syrup.
skullface1818 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 08:13 AM   #4
bovineblitz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Binghamton, NY
Posts: 2,385
Liked 125 Times on 102 Posts
Likes Given: 46

Default

Veggie bacon tastes like dog food.
bovineblitz is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 08:16 AM   #5
bigbeergeek
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Visalia, CA
Posts: 4,080
Liked 118 Times on 97 Posts
Likes Given: 79

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bovineblitz View Post
Veggie bacon tastes like dog food.
Seconded.
__________________
"Good people drink good beer." -HST
bigbeergeek is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 08:38 AM   #6
Grumpybumpy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: , Wa
Posts: 709
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts

Default

Sounds kinda gross. Pig in beer sounds kinda gross too though
Grumpybumpy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 08:39 AM   #7
Grumpybumpy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: , Wa
Posts: 709
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts

Default

Maybe a maple pancake beer?
Grumpybumpy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 08:45 AM   #8
BobC
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Posts: 269
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

Okay after some research on veggie beacon I believe the problem you will have is it will break apart after being soaked for a period of time. Also since it relies on spices and smoke flavoring to give it the beacon taste I just don't think it will give you that flavor your looking for.
__________________
Primary 1 - Smash 1
Primary 2 - Smash 2
Primary 3 - Belgium Triple
Bottled - Oatmeal Stout, ESB, Belgium Light.
BobC is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2012, 09:07 AM   #9
skullface1818
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: tallahssee, fl
Posts: 157
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

BobC: thanks for the heads up. If my friend really still wants to try the bacon porter Ill gladly prepare a gallon for him, but the recipe should still work out for a decent maple porter.


skullface1818 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Maple Bacon porter recipe (feedback) skullface1818 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 03-01-2012 08:24 PM
Maple Porter - Keg or Bottle drudini11 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 01-01-2012 04:42 PM
Half Porter / Half Bacon Porter Relyt Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 11-13-2011 04:40 AM
maple porter Shawnylocks Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 09-19-2011 04:13 PM
Pumpkin Maple Porter for a Newb Recusit8m Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 07-30-2009 02:02 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS