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Posted in thread: Chestnut Sweet Stout on 01-28-2013 at 02:06 AM
If (hopefully when) I brew this again, I might actually add a little bit of cocoa and maybe up
the coffee just a very small tad. There are already a few chocolate notes in the stout, but I
think it mi...
Posted in thread: Chestnut Sweet Stout on 01-28-2013 at 01:36 AM
I actually did not have that experience. By the end of primary, there was maybe about an inch
or so of trub at the bottom of the fermenter. Nothing too bad at all. I should note I grabbed
my chestnut ...
Posted in thread: Coffee Stout on 01-28-2013 at 12:39 AM
I would agree that 4 lbs of oats might be a bit too much. I just used 2 lbs of oats in a sweet
stout that turned out great. I feel like the use of additional oats beyond that will lead to
too many unf...
Posted in thread: Chestnut Sweet Stout on 01-27-2013 at 11:22 PM
During the initial fermentation stages of my last chestnut-based stout, my AC unit busted and I
lost control of fermentation temperatures pretty quickly (S-04 is a beast and warm winters in
Posted in thread: Gluten-Free Holiday Stout - Suggestions on 10-07-2012 at 04:17 PM
frothdaddy - From what I have read, 2 beans seems to be standard. Apparently using 1 vanilla
bean does not contribute much flavor-wise. However, I have no personal experience as to how
many beans to u...
Posted in thread: Gluten-Free Holiday Stout - Suggestions on 10-06-2012 at 10:56 PM
The 1/4 oz per bottle guideline helps quite a bit, many thanks. I am hoping to get 48 bottles
out of this batch, so 12 oz should be spot on just as igliashon has said. This is perfect as I
have a Fren...
Posted in thread: Gluten-Free Holiday Stout - Suggestions on 10-06-2012 at 09:39 PM
Cross contamination is not as big an issue for me as it was right after my diagnosis, but it
still is a problem. I will likely try to eventually malt my own grains, though this is
something I do not p...
Posted in thread: Gluten-Free Holiday Stout - Suggestions on 10-06-2012 at 07:36 PM
Thanks for the reply Muench. I keep hearing good things about chestnuts so that is why I
decided to go that route. I am honestly not worried about the price tag if I can get a better
quality final pro...
Posted in thread: Gluten-Free Holiday Stout - Suggestions on 10-06-2012 at 06:52 PM
Long time lurker, first time poster. Three years ago, I was hit with the Celiac diagnosis and
my worldview turned upside down. I have tried pretty much every gluten-free beer I could find
on the marke...