Simpsons Golden Naked Oats

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by Supergenious, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. Supergenious

    Supergenious Disciple (367) May 9, 2011 Michigan

    I've tasted GNOs, and liked them. But I have yet to brew a beer with them. I am thinking of making a honey blonde, and want to add some GNOs. How much should I add to get some noticeable flavor? 10% maybe?
  2. scottakelly

    scottakelly Devotee (479) May 9, 2007 Ohio

    I really liked them too, but have only used them in a stout and a brown. 10% would likely be noticeable to me in a blonde.
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  3. scurvy311

    scurvy311 Disciple (345) Dec 3, 2005 Louisiana

    10% will add a nice malty sweetness and a great body. I use 6-10% in my 3% ABV beers with great results.
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  4. scurvy311

    scurvy311 Disciple (345) Dec 3, 2005 Louisiana

    I normally mill them separate. They are smaller than barley so I tighten up the mill for them.
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  5. CADETS3

    CADETS3 Aspirant (231) Dec 3, 2014 Texas

    I've used 12% in my honey blonde before and it turned out awesome.
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  6. CarolusP

    CarolusP Initiate (48) Oct 22, 2015 Minnesota

    I've never used them myself, but I recently picked some up with the intention of brewing @FATC1TY 's White Wine Saison whenever I find the time. I'm curious to see what flavors they impart.
  7. scottakelly

    scottakelly Devotee (479) May 9, 2007 Ohio

    I run them through the mill twice. They are very small.
  8. DrMindbender

    DrMindbender Savant (916) Jul 13, 2014 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    I have used them in an IPA before instead of a crystal or other coloring grain addition and thought it made the beer way too honey sweet for an IPA...but it does sound perfect in a Honey Blonde!
  9. GreenKrusty101

    GreenKrusty101 Defender (695) Dec 4, 2008 Nevada

    I stopped using them because they seem to have a problem with weevils (from different suppliers no less)
    They can be kind of oily...someday I will give them a shot again as I liked what they brought to a dry stout.
  10. Supergenious

    Supergenious Disciple (367) May 9, 2011 Michigan

    On a side note... @VikeMan I don't see them in Brewcipher. Could I use Caramel 10L to get a rough idea when predicting mash ph?
  11. VikeMan

    VikeMan Meyvn (1,328) Jul 12, 2009 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Yes, I would copy the specs from c10.
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  12. pweis909

    pweis909 Poo-Bah (1,599) Aug 13, 2005 Wisconsin
    Supporter Subscriber

    I have made an English Summer Ale / Bitter type beer using 7%-10% GNOs, Golden Promise, WY1469, and various English-y hops. The first time around, I went with 10% to be sure I would recognize its contribution.
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