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Posted in thread: How Should I add cacao nibs to secondary? on 04-20-2014 at 03:06 AM
I bottle. Wish I had the setup for kegging!However I went ahead and put the nibs in Svedka
vodka got a couple days. Tho I almost used Breckenridge bourbon, but stick with the standard. I
Posted in thread: How Should I add cacao nibs to secondary? on 04-19-2014 at 03:59 PM
Hello there,I am about to put my NB Chocolate Milk Stout into the secondary. Been 4 weeks in
primary (I planned to have it in there 2 weeks but we just had a baby boy and he's been the
priority :) any...
Posted in thread: To stir or not!! on 03-22-2014 at 11:54 PM
Oh well good thing I didn't do anything! I'll keep an eye on it and make sure it starts to
ferment without shaking it. Thanks all,Lorne
Posted in thread: To stir or not!! on 03-22-2014 at 10:06 PM
Ok thanks guys. I'm headed out for the evening but will swirl it when I get home tonight.
Unless someone says that's bad. I will NOT add oxygen to it!
Posted in thread: To stir or not!! on 03-22-2014 at 09:53 PM
Real quick, I have pitched my yeast, dry, and sprinkled on top of aerated wort. From the
aeration there's a good amount of foam in top. Should I gently shake wort in fermenter to get
some of that yeas...
Posted in thread: Can I ferment in plastic bucket for 3-4 weeks? on 03-06-2014 at 03:04 PM
Thanks for all the replies! I will use it without worry. Don't worry I'm anal and detail
oriented. Sanitizing is crucial!
Posted in thread: Can I ferment in plastic bucket for 3-4 weeks? on 03-06-2014 at 01:14 PM
Yes it was from northern brewer it's a fermenting bucket. Food grade. No spigot. So since this
is the first use. Likely it's safer to leave longer. I have a son on his way in April and want
to stock p...
Posted in thread: Can I ferment in plastic bucket for 3-4 weeks? on 03-06-2014 at 01:02 PM
Hello there,I have typically been brewing in a 5 gallon glass carboy for 4 weeks at a time as
my primary. Now I have a batch that requires a secondary so I bought a plastic bucket for
primary. I wante...
Posted in thread: added cacao nibs to primary after chocolate stout sat 3 weeks... on 02-12-2014 at 03:39 AM
Hey Madbird did you ever end up adding nibs to the primary? I am going to do the NB Milk Stout
and I only have a primary. If so, how'd it turn out? Should I add the nibs via a mesh bag to
keep it off ...
Posted in thread: Adding Cocoa Nibs in Primary vice Secondary? on 02-12-2014 at 03:35 AM
I too am very interested in this. I want to get the Northern brewer chocolate milk stout and
didn't know if I can use my primary fermenter for 3-4 weeks and add the cacao nibs in 2 weeks
prior to bott...