New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Adding flavoring ...




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-29-2012, 02:26 PM   #1
rptitus
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 2
Default Adding flavoring ...

My wife wanted me to make Cherry Wheat beer for her father.... From what I've read do I just add the flavoring before I bottle the beer?



__________________
rptitus is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2012, 02:34 PM   #2
PackerfaninSanDiego
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
PackerfaninSanDiego's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Ramona, California
Posts: 1,020
Liked 105 Times on 87 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

I just bottled some raspberry wheat from Midwest and recipe calls for flavoring to be added to bottling bucket,,,,,



__________________

You meet the nicest people on a Honda, wink!

PackerfaninSanDiego is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2012, 02:48 PM   #3
Mojzis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 1,045
Liked 95 Times on 75 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Bottling bucket. Don't add too much though, it will be awful. I have a few cases from months back that I still can't drink. Don't just follow the label, look online also for the correct amount to add.

I add mine with the bottling sugar then rack on top.

__________________
Mojzis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2012, 02:53 PM   #4
duboman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Glenview, IL
Posts: 5,808
Liked 429 Times on 402 Posts
Likes Given: 199

Default

Yup, I brew a Peach Wheat and use a 4oz container of Peach extract added to the bottling bucket along with the priming sugar and rack the beer on top. I brew 6 gallon batches and the 4oz is the perfect amount.

__________________
Nothing Left to do but smile and drink beer.....

The Commune Brewing Company-Perfecting the "art" of beer since 2010
duboman is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2012, 03:58 PM   #5
rptitus
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 2
Default

Thanks.... I will have to check the bottle size of the flavoring.

__________________
rptitus is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2012, 11:09 PM   #6
PackerfaninSanDiego
Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
PackerfaninSanDiego's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Ramona, California
Posts: 1,020
Liked 105 Times on 87 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

you two rack the beer on top? Why? you don't mix the flavoring and sugar in the beer?

__________________

You meet the nicest people on a Honda, wink!

PackerfaninSanDiego is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-30-2012, 02:43 AM   #7
Mojzis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 1,045
Liked 95 Times on 75 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PackerfaninSanDiego
you two rack the beer on top? Why? you don't mix the flavoring and sugar in the beer?
Boiled sugar goes into bottom of bottling bucket along with flavoring. Rack on top and stir when carboy's empty. I don't trust the whirlpool anymore, so I stir to make sure.
__________________
Mojzis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-30-2012, 03:02 AM   #8
Halbrust
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Upland, CA
Posts: 704
Liked 62 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 97

Default

I bought a bottle of flavoring and it didn't come with instructions at all. Where can you find suggested amounts?

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yooper View Post
...it's fine if it's fermenting.
Halbrust is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-30-2012, 03:11 AM   #9
Mojzis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 1,045
Liked 95 Times on 75 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Halbrust
I bought a bottle of flavoring and it didn't come with instructions at all. Where can you find suggested amounts?
Try the website or google orrrrr the hbt search.
__________________
Mojzis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-30-2012, 02:43 PM   #10
barleyhole
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Posts: 113
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Be careful with cherry extract...they can make the beer taste like cough syrup. I've steered clear of them for that reason, and go with pure 100% dark cherry or tart cherry juice or concentrate you can find in the grocery store.

http://www.rwknudsenfamily.com/products/just-juice/organic-just-tart-cherry

Image tart cherry would be better in a wheat. Maybe 1 full 32oz bottle.

Remember though, unlike extract, if you add cherry juice, you will get more fermentation activity due to the sugars being added so I wouldn't do it at bottling time unless you scale back on the priming sugar and are able to calculate exactly how much sugar the juice is replacing to prime the bottles.



__________________


Make it so!

Primary: S'more
Secondary: Doppelbock, DIPA
Barrel Aging: Flanders Red
Bottled: Ginger Mead, Scottish 80-/
Kegged: Belgian Golden Strong






barleyhole is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Adding extra flavoring Randolf Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 05-09-2012 11:11 PM
Adding Flavoring to beer? 73Bronco General Techniques 5 05-04-2012 01:19 PM
Adding flavoring to wine.....how often??? VinoD Wine Making Forum 4 12-21-2009 11:18 AM
adding flavoring normeller Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 12-19-2009 06:47 PM
Adding flavoring to primary histo320 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 04-13-2009 12:21 AM