Originally Posted by ultravista
Raison is a pretty raison-forward. Will 8 ounces really contribute that much in a five gallon batch?
I used 1 pound of raisins in a 5-gallon batch that had approximately 15 lbs of grains in it. It was way to winey for my tastes to be considered enjoyable.
I don't know how the book suggests using them, but I shredded mine and threw them into secondary for a few months.