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Posted in thread: Vanilla Beans - Soak or don't soak on 04-15-2015 at 04:26 PM
I make my own vanilla extract with Vodka and vanilla beans. So, I totally get WHY you would
make the extract. I just wasn't sure if the beer itself would be alright with extracting the
flavor. I guess...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Beans - Soak or don't soak on 04-13-2015 at 06:32 PM
Thanks for all the advice! I'll be checking it again this weekend and see where i'm at!
Posted in thread: Harvesting Yeast from Bell's Two Hearted Ale on 04-13-2015 at 06:07 PM
So, Bell's suggests harvesting from something OTHER than TH not because you can't, not JUST
because the yeast is the same, but because the S.G. on their Amber, or Oberon, is much lower
and thus has st...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Beans - Soak or don't soak on 04-09-2015 at 11:07 PM
How long do you let them soak in the secondary?? I've had 1 bean/gallon in for about 4
days...nothing....nothing but smoke that is LOL
Posted in thread: Vanilla Beans - Soak or don't soak on 04-09-2015 at 10:43 PM
ok...so i brewed a pretty smokey imperial porter, which i'm wanting to add some vanilla favor
to....so, here is my questionsome people say to soak the beans in spirits (bouron, vodka, rum)
2 weeks pri...
Posted in thread: Please Critique My Recipe - Boulevard Rye on Rye Clone on 03-03-2015 at 11:25 AM
How did each of these turn out? Just got a rye whiskey barrel and going to brew something
Posted in thread: Input requested: true German festbier on 01-15-2015 at 07:47 PM
Just my 2 cents....here quickly....you can TRY a decoction mash. has some amazing stuff on
his site. he also posts a video doing a triple decot...and yeah, no thank you! but, he wins
awards!You can ...
Posted in thread: Recipe for a Dry Irish Stout? on 01-15-2015 at 07:33 PM
Classic Dry Irish Stout is dead simple: Grain bill:70% 2-row20% flaked barley10% roasted
barleySeek an OG of 1.040 to 1.045. The beer must finish dry. Avoid higher mash
temperatures.Keeping in mind th...
Posted in thread: Hop schedule for APA with Centennial and Cascade hops? on 01-15-2015 at 07:27 PM
Thanks for the tips! Thinking I might have to pick up some more hops! 😬I mean...having
more hops for an APA is almost never a bad things.....But if you DIDN'T want to pick up more
hops they ga...
Posted in thread: Turn Oatmeal Stout into Oatmeal RAISIN Stout?? on 01-15-2015 at 05:19 PM
So, it went into keg and is carbonated. The first pull poured wonderful. I get a ton of oats,
some chocolate and roastiness. But, I think its still a bit green. I'm thinking a week or so to