Smore's Recipe

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  1. mbrierley

    mbrierley New Member

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    Almost all the smore's recipes out there are for stouts/porters. Anyone make one using a Pils base?
     
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    I think they're using the dark base to get the "graham cracker" flavor, a flavor that's hard to do with a Pils. You might try Vienna or light Munich - they're more toward bready or toast flavors but that would be more along the lines of what you want than the flavors of a Pils.
     
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    Thanks, was also thinking of adding some biscuit malt or just boiling up some grahams.. LOL
     
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    Graham crackers should be fermentable if you mash them. Don't know if you'll get the same flavor.
     
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    Yes you can mash graham crackers. I've done it but I didn't pick up muck of the flavor. You'll need a lot and the thread on HBT is pretty adamant about using Honey Maid.
     
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    Does anyone have references to proven Porter recipes that have a good graham cracker flavor? I have seen information relating to using real graham crackers and also Virginia Dare Graham Cracker Food Flavoring. Thanks
     

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