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The bacon flavor could be coming from a couple of different things but it would be hard to pinpoint exactly without a sample. Here are a few things it could be. The first thing is that you can get a smoky flavor from the chocolate malt, the roasted barley, and other dark roasted grain, this happens when you use a larger percentage of these dark grains in ...


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Similar to drunk-monkey's brew club, I've done this. I used a fairly usual (in-style) porter recipe and "dry hopped" with bacon bits. I didn't use BacOs as they're soy and I'm completely against the idea, but the sort in the grocery aisle marked "real bacon bits." (Link) The only worry I had was the salt content, but it didn't seem to matter very much. The ...


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Over the summer a home brew club out of St Louis mad a BLT beer for an event trying to make the world's largest BLT sandwich. For the bacon beer, they made a smoked porter and "dry-hopped" with Bacos. It got in the bacon flavoring without the grease from real bacon http://www.showmebeer.com/2009/08/blt-beer.html


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A conglomeration of your answers and my own, here is my solution. I will report back... http://bit.ly/cYI0kz Excerpt: So, here’s my plan. I’m going to put a slotted baking sheet over a regular flat baking sheet. I’m going to make some sort of awesome contraption of tin foil that will keep the bacon somewhat vertical. Like seats, for the bacon. ...


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My first guess (and this is really nothing but a guess) would be the mix of chocolate, roasted & black patent barley. Different mixes are going to give you different flavors -- coffee, chocolate, dark-roast, etc. This mix is the magical 'bacon' mix. Rauchbeers can also taste bacon-y, but they are using smoked malts. None of the malts in your beer are ...


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I've been meaning to try a bacon beer for quite some time now... Thinking through the flavors though I think it would be mostly like Alaskan Smoked Porter. You wouldn't really have to use pork, and if you think about it, there's a ton of pumpkin beers that have no pumpkin. If you really want to use the pig, expect zero head. Also you might want to look ...



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