Thanks for this very cool recipe, I'm excited about this one. Will probably brew within a month. By the way, by scraping the vanilla bean do you mean literally to scrap it with a knife into the secondary or should I crush it in some way basically?
Bottled - Live and Let Rye PA, Killing Time IPA, Hazelnut Porter, Amarillo Wheat, Mosaic IPA, The Great Pumpkin Ale, Black Eye Rye PA, Calypso Green Tea Ale, Zythos Ale
In primary - Oak Aged Vanilla Java Porter
Next Brew - BM's Red-Hooked ESB (Red Hook ESB clone)