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Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 03-23-2011 at 07:13 PM
I used some recently with a mead, found that 1 they float, 2 wished I'd ground them (I've since
bought a morter and pestel) and used about 2oz, maybe 1.75oz for my 1 gallon of mead.+1 on the
Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 03-23-2011 at 03:13 PM
My sugestion would be to take an oz of nibs and boil them in a gallon of water(or gallon of
water and some dme) and taste. It really is quite subtle. I have a feeling that under the
weight of 6#s of r...
Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 03-22-2011 at 07:58 PM
How did this turn out?It turned out well. The cocoa flavors you get from nibs are quite subtle,
but its definitely more "chocolatey" then the roasty, coffee flavors you get using
Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 10-22-2010 at 07:31 PM
I went ahead with my brew using 4oz nibs during the boil, and added 4oz that I soaked in rum to
the fermenter(10g batch volume). Ive done this same beer before using only chocolate malts, but
Posted in thread: What you need to know about chocolate for brewing on 10-11-2010 at 08:29 PM
I attempted a Dogfish Theobroma-ish recipe, and bought some cacao beans from my LHBS. Didn't
roast them, but cracked them with a rolling pin and dumped them in the boil at 10 minutes.
Haven't tried th...
Posted in thread: chocolate nibs on 10-11-2010 at 08:04 PM
:mug: BUMP! Anyone have feedback from soaking in vodka? Going to do my annual cranberry
chocolate porter for the holidays, except this year Im using nibs. So some input from someone
with experience wo...