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I would think not. SMaSH means single malt and a single hops. The point is simplicity and purity, where emphasize the flavor of a single malt and single hops. Adding additional ingredients will change the attributes of the beer, which will means that it is no longer a single malt. But IMO, the more important question is why do you care? Beer is a beverage ...


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If you don't have a secondary then, feel free to add them to your primary. You don't really have to worry much about making additions in your primary, I have done it many times in the past when I lacked a spare FV to use as secondary, and suffered no ill effects. You may just have to add a little more of any flavourings you are adding as some of the flavour ...


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Let's start with the difference of malted and unmalted and what flaked is. Malted is the process to allow a seed to begin germination then stopped when the seed has a specific amount of enzymes, sugars and starches. Unmalted In the state of a raw dried seed there are no enzymes or sugar, just starches. Flaked, Rolled This process runs grain between two ...


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According to Drew Beecham's article in November/December 2012 Zymurgy and associated presentation (subscription required), the term SMaSH was coined on homebrewtalk.com and, of course means, Single Malt and Single Hop. Your question highlights part of the problem with SMaSH recipes...they can be boring or lacking a quality you desire. So although adding an ...


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I agree with previous answers: if you have no secondary, there's nothing wrong with chucking whatever you want to add into the primary. However, if your additions are highly aromatic, you may want to add them only after 3 days or so when the fermentation begins to calm down a little, or the vigorous bubbling of the initial fermentation stage may carry off ...


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yes, go right ahead, that's what I did and it worked out fine.


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Generally a SMASH is a simple recipe to experiment with a single ingredient at a time To be true to the acronym one would only be able to play with base malts and bittering hops. But this isn't the case. IMO it was never intended to be strict to the acronyms meaning. Single malt, single hop. But rather single malt, single hop aside from a well known base ...


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