Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Cinnamon
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-22-2006, 04:44 PM   #1
SteveM
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Philadelphia area
Posts: 1,565
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 90

Default Cinnamon

Anyone ever make a cinnamon beer? It occurred to me this morning while driving to work that it might make an interesting taste. I am sure I can find a recipe just by googling, but I am wondering if anyone actually tried it.

Edit - I should mention - I looked over the related threads and most people seem disappointed with the outcomes of cinnamon attempts - I am woindering if anyone had any success stories.

__________________

Last edited by SteveM; 03-22-2006 at 04:48 PM.
SteveM is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2006, 05:35 PM   #2
jaymack
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Posts: 140
Default

Hey,

For the fun of it, I tossed in 2 Tablespoons of cinnamon to a Pale Ale, 10 minutes prior to end of boil.
I was a little worried I had overdone it as the basement REEKED of cinnamon and my wee sample I took when racking to my secondary was almost teeth-clinching.
HOWEVER, I'm now in the bottle and there is little to no cinnamon flavoring at all.

Take that for what it's worth.

Cheers,
J

__________________
jaymack is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2006, 07:12 PM   #3
RichBrewer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
RichBrewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Denver, Colorado
Posts: 5,757
Liked 83 Times on 39 Posts
Likes Given: 67

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jaymack
Hey,

For the fun of it, I tossed in 2 Tablespoons of cinnamon to a Pale Ale, 10 minutes prior to end of boil.
I was a little worried I had overdone it as the basement REEKED of cinnamon and my wee sample I took when racking to my secondary was almost teeth-clinching.
HOWEVER, I'm now in the bottle and there is little to no cinnamon flavoring at all.

Take that for what it's worth.

Cheers,
J
I would think it needs to be added in the secondary in order to get the most out of the flavor and aroma.
__________________

Cheers,
Rich

RichBrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-22-2006, 11:58 PM   #4
budbo
Beer is good
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
budbo's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: La Plata, MD
Posts: 2,253
Liked 6 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

Put 2-3 sticks in the secondary

__________________
budbo is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-27-2006, 10:34 PM   #5
BeanPot Brewery
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 66
Default

Only in winter brews where I throw a couple of cin. sticks, some cloves, nutmeg and ginger root in a muslin bag and boil it in the wort for about 10 minutes.

I have contemplated adding a similar "tea bag" to the secondary, but I haven't tried it as yet.

__________________
BeanPot Brewery is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-28-2006, 01:19 AM   #6
david_42
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
david_42's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,651
Liked 134 Times on 127 Posts

Default

I've never had much luck with it. Smells great at first, nothing after a few weeks.

__________________

Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

david_42 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Red Ale & Cinnamon? Marius Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 07-30-2012 09:34 PM
What is the best way to use cinnamon? sonvolt Recipes/Ingredients 5 11-08-2010 11:35 PM
Cinnamon Ale mawa Extract Brewing 9 07-09-2007 05:01 PM
Too much cinnamon jaymack Recipes/Ingredients 4 02-22-2006 11:03 PM
Cinnamon jaymack Recipes/Ingredients 5 02-16-2006 06:41 PM