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Offline mikeroni

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Ras el Hanout
« on: July 27, 2012, 07:57:18 AM »
Has anyone ever brewed with Ras el Hanout?  I was thinking of using a Tsb or two to round out the flavors and make others more pronounced in my pumpkin beer.

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Re: Ras el Hanout
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2012, 08:23:49 AM »
Had to google that one. Sounds like a curry powder or garam masala. hard to say how it would be in beer given the variability of recipe. I notice, at least according to wikipedia, that it sometimes contains orris root powder, which is the dried and powdered root of iris plants and is also poison as far as I know. Probably not dangerous at low concentrations but something to think about.
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Re: Ras el Hanout
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2012, 08:34:34 AM »
which is the dried and powdered root of iris plants and is also poison as far as I know. Probably not dangerous at low concentrations but something to think about.

I've heard people say the same thing about alcohol, but I'm not sure I believe them. Sometimes when I wake up hungover I suspect they might be right.
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