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Old 08-22-2007, 08:00 PM   #1
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Default Vanilla Addition

I made a Partial Mash Creme Ale last Sunday. The recipe that I came up with called for the addition of 2 oz of Vanilla at 5 minutes left in the boil. Unfortunately I forgot to put it in and now my wort is bubbling away in my fermentor.

My question is can I add the Vanilla when I rack to my Corny? If so how? Is there a contamination issue?


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Throw it in any time. Vanilla extract is ~40% alcohol. Hard for many contaminants to live in that.

Also, make sure it's REAL vanilla extract...artficial or imitation will give you weird flavors.

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