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Tobacco
« on: April 19, 2016, 08:12:04 AM »
Anyone used it as an ingredient in beer?

I know of only one Belgian beer which claims to have tobacco in it: a "cigar stout" by Beryllium Erbium. Was a bit meh and decidedly un-cigar-ish, but I get the idea of how tobacco aroma could work in a stout.

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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2016, 09:54:27 AM »
No, but now I'm craving an imperial stout and a berry wildwood

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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2016, 12:42:41 PM »
No, but now I'm craving an imperial stout and a berry wildwood

I wish I had your talent for making up cigar names.  :(
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2016, 02:31:40 PM »
I think, I'm gonna barf. ;)
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2016, 02:56:01 PM »
Not a beer, but I did make a coffee and tobacco creme brulee once.  You can get lots of the aromatics out of tobacco by extracting with vodka.
Pipe tobacco might taste better than cigar.

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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2016, 03:15:16 PM »
We can brew an American light lager and steep some tobacco at flame out for 20 minutes or so....

....and call it Camel Lite  :P

Yeah...pretty lame...but I couldn't resist
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2016, 03:20:13 PM »
Isn't tobacco poisonous?
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2016, 04:44:04 PM »
Isn't tobacco poisonous?

Yes but the caveat, like most substances, it all about dosage. 
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2016, 04:46:21 PM »
Sorry, I think tobacco in beer, and my next thought is the smell of stale chewing tobacco spit.

I think pairing a stout and tobacco would be accomplished by way of a cigar while drinking the stout.
Corn is a fine adjunct in beer.

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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2016, 05:23:50 PM »
I think, I'm gonna barf. ;)


I have to agree, Steve. To each his own though.
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2016, 05:41:41 PM »
I think, I'm gonna barf. ;)


I have to agree, Steve. To each his own though.

Oh totally, and I get it... I get and enjoy notes of Spanish cedar and Pipe tobacco in big, typically wood aged beers.  In that sense, I appreciate "tobacco" in my beer. 

The notion of actually placing any tobacco in my beer though... makes me wanna barf.
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2016, 05:47:49 PM »
I think, I'm gonna barf. ;)


I have to agree, Steve. To each his own though.

Oh totally, and I get it... I get and enjoy notes of Spanish cedar and Pipe tobacco in big, typically wood aged beers.  In that sense, I appreciate "tobacco" in my beer. 

The notion of actually placing any tobacco in my beer though... makes me wanna barf.

Exactly.
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2016, 05:59:29 PM »
Couldn't you just put a dip in, and stop spitting while you drink a beer?  Delicious! Name it "RedMan Yum Yums"

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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2016, 06:57:09 PM »
Couldn't you just put a dip in, and stop spitting while you drink a beer?  Delicious! Name it "RedMan Yum Yums"

Feeling any better pinski?

I was always a Copenhagen guy, but yeah... that's how I know what I'm talking about.
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Re: Tobacco
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2016, 06:58:58 PM »
I recall working on cleaning up a pesticide-contaminated SuperFund site in Tifton, GA a couple of decades ago. There was a tobacco warehouse next door where the local growers would bring in their pallets of dried leaf for the brokers to come and purchase. What a wonderful, rich aroma emanated from that warehouse! All I could think was: how does something that smells so good, stink so bad when smoked???? (I'm not a smoker).

I think that some tobacco notes might be nice in a beer. 

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