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Posted in thread: Caramel Macchiato Stout on 10-22-2013 at 02:34 PM
Oh, I forgot to mention that I'm planning on adding some cold-pressed coffee at bottling. I may
hold the lactose back and see what it tastes like after fermentation is done, and add it as
Posted in thread: Caramel Macchiato Stout on 10-22-2013 at 02:06 PM
I'm bottling. I've never played around with flavor extracts--do those work well?
Posted in thread: Caramel Macchiato Stout on 10-22-2013 at 01:45 PM
So would you axe the caramel malts and add the MO back in?
Posted in thread: Caramel Macchiato Stout on 10-22-2013 at 01:35 PM
Well, I was looking at experimenting with candy syrups anyway...thanks for the feedback!
Posted in thread: Caramel Macchiato Stout on 10-22-2013 at 01:12 PM
I'm thinking of making my first stout, and I thought something with a bit of caramel flavor
might be a nice twist. I wanted to use a sweet/milk stout as a base, and punch up the coffee
and caramel fla...
Posted in thread: Under Carb Help on 10-18-2013 at 10:08 AM
If some are well-carbed and some aren't, I suspect your priming solution isn't being mixed
thoroughly with the beer. Try stirring it gently (so you don't oxidate the beer) as you add the
Posted in thread: Trying to reprime flat batch, when something happened... on 10-18-2013 at 12:49 AM
I've done exactly this before. What's happening is that there is SOME CO2 dissolved in the
beer; when you add the sugar it acts as nucleation sites for the carbon dioxide to form on.The
only real solu...
Posted in thread: First brew, not sure what to expect on 10-09-2013 at 01:42 AM
Yep, that's a sign of a healthy fermentation.I don't mix up Star-San for the blow-off
container, but I take the sanitizing solution I used to prep, dump it in a small (2 qt) cooler
and run the line in...
Posted in thread: Hopbursting/Late Extract Question on 10-08-2013 at 10:10 AM
@matt08wrx: you're right, hopbursting is not a cost-effective way of contributing bitterness.
The trade-off is increased hop flavor and aroma. It really just depends on how important that
aroma is to ...
Posted in thread: Aztec ale on 10-06-2013 at 02:53 AM
I am thinking of making a stout for this winter, and I wanted to bounce some ingredient ideas
off the member here. I'm thinking a RIS, on the bitter end though without a pronounced hop
flavor. I'm loo...