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Posted in thread: Vodka to soak vanilla beans on 11-05-2014 at 02:11 AM
I used 2, 3, 4 beans on 3 different batches. I liked 3 beans for consumption 3 weeks after
bottling. The vanilla flavor fades fast.
Posted in thread: Vodka to soak vanilla beans on 11-01-2014 at 07:18 PM
How much vodka did you use? I soaked vanilla beans in vodka for a vanilla pumpkin porter. Put
them in primary for 1 week, then bottled. After 2 weeks in the bottle for carbing, it was
delicious and di...
Posted in thread: She made me do it... on 09-06-2014 at 02:34 AM
I have made 3 pumpkin beers. As far as someone stating sparge nightmare, add 1 lb of rice hulls
to the mash. No worries. ;-) Happy Brewing!
Posted in thread: Big Beer! Fermentation.... WOW on 11-12-2013 at 04:02 PM
Thanks for the reassurance. I have a love/hate relationship with the feeling of not knowing how
it turns out till its bottled. haha.
Posted in thread: Big Beer! Fermentation.... WOW on 11-12-2013 at 05:36 AM
It is often best to ferment at the lower end of the yeasts range to prevent off flavors. You
might be okay. It would be safer to bring the temp down a few degrees.Got ya, thanks for the
Posted in thread: Big Beer! Fermentation.... WOW on 11-12-2013 at 05:10 AM
An aggressive fermentation is often because the wort temperature is to high. Ferment
temperatures that are to high will produce off flavors and fusel alcohols. Fusels will make the
beer undrinkable. F...
Posted in thread: Big Beer! Fermentation.... WOW on 11-12-2013 at 04:44 AM
So I decided that I wanted to make a big beer. I have maybe 8 total batches under my belt. 1 of
them extract, the last 7 being all grain. (yes im a beginner) The largest beer i made ended up
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel how to measure OG? on 11-07-2013 at 06:34 AM
Qhrumphf thanks for the input! Much appreciated.
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel how to measure OG? on 11-07-2013 at 06:09 AM
Yes definately some good info. However I just did brief research and it appears that the syrups
are even more expensive than the candi sugar. Are the flavors that much better? Im not looking
to brew w...
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel how to measure OG? on 11-07-2013 at 05:38 AM
My reason for adding to primary is exactly what ResumeMan has stated. That is just some info
from what I have read. He added more science to my reason, but like was stated to reduce stress
on the yeas...