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Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 08-13-2013 at 06:24 PM
Cacao nibs are soaked in vodka for 24 hours then put in the secondary / end of primary for 5-7
days. They are put in a hop bag just as you would when you "dry hop". If you boil cacao nibs
you get a bi...
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 08-12-2013 at 07:25 PM
Hi mcaustin: would you be able to post an updated version of your extract recipe for the mocha
stout? If I understand correctly you would now:_ use cacao nibs instead of the cacao powder, if
so, how m...
Posted in thread: Another Son of Fermentation Chiller on 08-09-2013 at 08:02 PM
How did this thing hold up with the expanded polystyrene? I'm having trouble finding the
extruded without having to drive an hour away and am contemplating getting the expanded at my
local Home DepotT...
Posted in thread: Another Son of Fermentation Chiller on 10-05-2012 at 11:14 PM
A shout out to Ken Schwartz and his SOFC. My interpretation uses the cheap expanded polystyrene
(the pebbly white stuff). Yeah I know its delicate stuff but I'm not moving it around much. The
Posted in thread: Newby in Tucson on 09-01-2012 at 10:47 PM
Oh boy, I cracked my first bottle of the Munton Nut Brown Ale that I brewed from extract and
I'm reasonably impressed. From my previous posts, it spent three weeks in primary fermentation,
then three ...
Posted in thread: Newby in Tucson on 07-27-2012 at 06:03 PM
The subject line is the same I used in the Introduction forum, but since brewing is underway I
figured I'd move to the beginners forum for the continuation of my adventure!My Munton Nut
Brown Ale extr...