Carapils with porter?

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BeerisGOD

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Hi everyone

I bought a pack of this a month ago as I was planning on using it with an IPA but went with Crystal malt in the end

But as I have two IPA batches Im leaning toward a porter tonight using some left over grains (pale chocolate, flaked barley Maris for base)

Now instead of opening the crystal I thought maybe the carapils instead but would this be the wrong choice of grain for this style


Oh and I found a half used pack of roasted barley (about 50g) but this is 7 months out of date, its been in the garage
Would anyone say this would be a bad idea to add to the brew' it smells and looks fine and was in a zip seal pouch

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Definitely not a substitute for crystal.

The original Carapils® Malt is a unique, dextrine-style malt that consistently increases foam, improves head retention and enhances mouthfeel without adding flavor or color to your beer.
 

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Ok
I was reading an American forum and it sounded like some were substituting this for crystal

Glad I came on here first
Can this grain be steeped like specialty grains?
 

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Im considering now just leaving it out as flaked barley should do a good enough job
Save it for another time
 

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