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Old 12-19-2012, 07:12 PM   #1
Jun 2011
New York, New York
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Was just at the LHBS thinking about a basic scotch type ale, and spotted Briess' Cherry Wood Smoked Malt. Hadn't noticed this before so now I've got 10#'s of Maris Otter and .5#'s of the Cherry Smoked.

I have 1oz of each of these at home:
Mt. Hood
Northern Brewer

I also have half a pound or so of a homegrown Tettnang/Cascade mix.

Thoughts on what would be interesting out of all of this? I was leaning towards the Mt. Hood....

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Old 12-19-2012, 07:16 PM   #2
Jun 2012
Burton, TX
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I've seen older recipes for scotch ale that called for Cascades but only for bittering. If you plan to use any of those for a small flavor addition, I would be interested in the outcome.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:24 PM   #3
Sep 2011
Philadelphia, PA
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I'd bitter with the northern brewer and leave it at that.
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:45 PM   #5
Jul 2010
Pflugerville, Texas
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I vote for some NB as well. Oskar Blues Old Chub uses/used NB for bittering.
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