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Old 11-01-2013, 12:23 AM   #1
Jan 2011
Syracuse, New york
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I don't see brown malt in too many recipes but I absolutely love it in my Brown Porter. It gives such a unique and terrific flavor. I can't help the temptation to drag out the "underrated" moniker. Anybody else have any love for some Brown Malt?

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Old 11-01-2013, 12:27 AM   #2
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I love carabrown. Graham cracker flavor.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:30 AM   #3
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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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I use brown malt and chocolate malt quite frequently. I really like the brown ales and stouts that I have made using them.

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Old 11-01-2013, 12:34 AM   #4
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I love brown malt in brown porter! It's perfect. It's not roasty (like robust porter), but it makes a great brown porter. I think it's indispensable for that!
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:43 AM   #5
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I made the mistake of using brown malt in an amber recently, kind of on the spur of the moment. It was not great -- kind of a burnt toast flavor which really overwhelmed the hoppy notes (Ahtanum, one of my favorites.)
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