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Posted in thread: Grandpa Willies Hard Root Beer on 08-16-2014 at 02:00 PM
It's possible to ferment quick, but I'd wait for about a week to be sure it's completely
fermented. That or take a gravity reading. I never go by how much the airlock moves
Posted in thread: "Burnt" Honey in a Milk Stout? on 08-16-2014 at 01:59 PM
It's still bubbling away in the fermenters, wasn't able to get this started until 2 days ago.
When it's finished I'll try to give tasting notes as best I can describe
Posted in thread: "Burnt" Honey in a Milk Stout? on 07-28-2014 at 09:15 PM
So I got the malt and will be starting this sometime this week. The recipe will be as
followed-Extract (5.00 gal) ABV: 5.64 %OG: 1.053 SG FG: 1.010 SGIBUs: 25.2 IBUs Color: 31.0
SRMIngredients12.0 oz ...
Posted in thread: "Burnt" Honey in a Milk Stout? on 07-23-2014 at 08:30 PM
Alright, my plan was to get it to black. I've got the grains coming in the mail, so I'll be
brewing when I get them. I'll make a 5 gallon and split it to two 3 gallon carboys. One with
burnt maple syr...
Posted in thread: Grandpa Willies Hard Root Beer on 07-21-2014 at 08:24 PM
I'd use more water, how hard of a boil was it?
Posted in thread: "Burnt" Honey in a Milk Stout? on 07-21-2014 at 08:21 PM
Thanks for the responses. I actually really like the idea of burnt maple syrup, I think I will
do two 3 gallon test batches. One with 12oz burnt honey and one with 12oz grade B maple
syrup.Thanks for ...
Posted in thread: "Burnt" Honey in a Milk Stout? on 07-20-2014 at 01:09 PM
Has anyone burned honey similar to how you make a bochet, and added it to a stout? Ive read it
would add sweetness and body, since the sugars caramelize don't ferment as easily.
Posted in thread: Chocolate Maple Mead help on 07-03-2014 at 11:41 PM
I've heard vanilla fades as well. I was hoping only 2 beans would give it a very suble vanilla
flavor to accentuate the chocolate. As I'll be aging this for a while I figured the flavors
would meld to...
Posted in thread: Hard Root Beer recipe on 07-03-2014 at 11:35 PM
I had the same problem when I made the second batch of this. For me it was because I didn't let
things settle enough before adding the extract. Let it settle more before adding the extracts
next time ...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Maple Mead help on 06-28-2014 at 12:09 PM
Alright, thanks. I figured as much but wanted to be sure. I don't want to use vodka, so I'll
add the cocoa nibs and vanilla in as I stabilize, and let it bulk age for awhile.