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Offline lenphallock

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Maris Otter sub?
« on: December 16, 2016, 09:01:16 PM »
Just curious on what you guys would sub in for Maris Otter for a stout? I usually go about 50/50 Golden promise and MO?


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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2016, 09:07:24 PM »
A good domestic malt like Rahr 2 row or Rahr Pale Ale malt plus ~ 3% Victory or Biscuit would give you the slight toasty character of MO. Honestly I don't bother with MO in a beer as roasty as stout anyway. No harm in using it either, though.
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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2016, 01:29:03 PM »
Golden Promise, not exactly MO but still has a British flavor.

Pearl is also a choice. Optic too, but I have never used that one.
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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2016, 04:46:45 PM »
A good domestic malt like Rahr 2 row or Rahr Pale Ale malt plus ~ 3% Victory or Biscuit would give you the slight toasty character of MO. Honestly I don't bother with MO in a beer as roasty as stout anyway. No harm in using it either, though.

I agree. Most people would be hard pressed to tell what base grain is used in a stout.
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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2016, 07:24:32 PM »
A good domestic malt like Rahr 2 row or Rahr Pale Ale malt plus ~ 3% Victory or Biscuit would give you the slight toasty character of MO. Honestly I don't bother with MO in a beer as roasty as stout anyway. No harm in using it either, though.

I agree. Most people would be hard pressed to tell what base grain is used in a stout.
+2 - Any Pale Ale malt should be just fine as a sub for MO in a stout. Vienna works pretty well as a sub for MO, too.
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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2016, 11:28:15 PM »
Any British base malt would be just fine. But as stated above, hard to even discern in a roastier stout.

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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2016, 11:54:47 PM »
If you are feeling adventurous try 50/50 golden promise and best dark Munich as a base in your stout, obviously with you roasted stuff too.

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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2016, 09:59:32 PM »
I like Gambrinus ESB malt.
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Re: Maris Otter sub?
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2016, 10:49:07 PM »
I like Golden Promise


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