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Recipes for brewing smoked beers at home

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There are many craft breweries that are out there making smoked beers of all sorts of flavor profiles.
If you are a homebrewer and making a smoked beer is something that you want to try. Then here are a couple of recipes to get you started.
Recipe type: All grain
Yield: 5 gallons
• 3 lbs. smoked 2 row pale malt (use peach wood and smoke to desired level)
• 7 lbs. 2 row malt
• 1/2 lb. Black patent malt
• 1/2 lb. Med Crystal
• 1/4 lb. Chocolate Malt
• 1 oz N. Brewer 7.5% -(60 min.)
• 1/4 oz. Goldings 5% - (30 min.)
• Liquid Wyeast 1056 starter
Hint: Make sure the grains that are used for smoking are moist, which will let the smoke flavor into the grains.
Recipe type: Extract
Yield: 5 gallons
• 2 oz. English Chocolate Malt
• 6 oz. Honey Malt
• 10 oz. Caramunich(3)
• 12 oz. Cherrywood Smoked malt
• 3 lbs. Amber DME
• 1 lb Wheat DME
• 3.15 lbs. Dark Malt Syrup
• 1 oz. Willamette
• 30 mL. Bacon extract
• 1 lb. Maple Syrup
White Labs WLP001 California Ale or Wyeast 1056 American Ale
• 5 oz. Priming Sugar
Hint: Let the beer age for 1 to 2 months for the best taste
Smoked beers take a little extra time to make, but for the taste that you get in can be work it. Drink Safe and enjoy your beer.


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