Using maple syrup and/or honey.

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Using maple syrup and/or honey.

Postby Black_Raven » Thu Jun 28, 2001 7:46 am

I'm new to brewing, and I'd like to try a recipe I saw using maple syrup and I have a question. Do you need a special type of maple syrup for brewing, or is it the same maple syrup that you can get off the shelf at any grocery store? Does the same thing for honey as well or do you need a special type of honey?
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Nope

Postby maltvault » Thu Jun 28, 2001 12:55 pm

Make sure the syrup is PURE MAPLE, not Log Cabin, and no preservatives. The honey is the same, no preservatives. Also the TYPE of honey will matter, i.e. Clover, Orange Blossom, ect. I personally use Clover and have had great results with a Honey Brown clone I make, and I also have a Tommy Knockers Maple Nut clone that is a great winter brew. good luck.

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Thanks...

Postby Black_Raven » Fri Jun 29, 2001 5:03 am

...for the information. It is much appreciated. Both your Honey Brown and your Tommy Knockers Maple Nut sound good. We're trying a Maple Red Ale...
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Hey malt vault

Postby dartedplus » Thu Jul 05, 2001 3:45 pm

That tommy knocker recipe sounds good, is it in the recipe archive or could you send me a copy
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