Is anyone using Flavouring Additions in their beers?

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    I was browsing the Malt Miller website whilst putting an order together today and stumbled across these Flavouring Additions https://www.themaltmiller.co.uk/product-category/ingredients/flavourings-herbs-spices/

    Has anyone ever used any of them? If so, what were they like?

    I have purchased the Peach Flavouring Addition, the Pink Grapefruit Extract and Mangrove Jacks Honey flavouring just to experiment and see what they are like. The blurb suggests that breweries use these flavourings in their beers. So would Brewdog be using stuff like this in their beers?
     
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    I've tried various concentrated flavour adjuntcs in the past. And with not much success. So much so that I am in no rush to try again. I am only after sending some peanut butter flavour back to the company I got it from because if that's peanut butter flavour, then I'm a Dutchman.
     
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    I've tried a few, but not those Malt Miller ones. I made an orange extract which was quite good and I've used a chocolate extract for a milk chocolate mint stout. For the mint I added a load of mint to the boil, but post fermentation all the mint flavour & aroma had disappeared, so I added mint extract. That beer went down very well. I often use cocoa nibs, and currently have some sitting in a barleywine with some oak chips.

    Before I digress too much, it's always good to experiment and if you find something you like, it's quite easy to make your own extracts.
     
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    Too bad with the peanut butter, Henk. acheers.
     
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    Ill never use an extract again.
    Just tastes to false. But I may have to make my own extract for a pecan stout I'm brewing to eliminate the oils
     
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    I don't know about Brewdog, but I recently spent a week in the Lake District & tried a bottle of Jennings Hop Commotion. The label described it as a "strrawberry blond beer" - which I guess should have put me off. It smelled like a packet of cheap kid's sweets & was promptly poured down the sink. I'm quite certain it was artificially flavoured. It made me suspicious about grapefruit "hoppy" beers made by the big breweries such as Ringwood (i.e. Marstons) Circadian IPA.
     
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    And of course Jennings is also owned by Marstons these days
     

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