hey jd i just put it in with my grains and put it in the mash tun with everything else. Great news on the beer. After about 2 weeks of drinking this beer it has really mellowed out. has just a little hint of grapefruit now. found the last one in the closet. have in fridge. on vaction till wed. so when i get back going to try it. hey jd give me the recipe of that malt liquor. would like to try and make some myself.