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Posted in thread: Cacao nibs-do I need to bake? on 08-25-2014 at 02:45 AM
I'll let you know how things turn out. I pulled a sample before I added the nibs and it tasted
pretty good so we'll see what the nibs add to it. I plan on bottling later this week.
Posted in thread: Hop Cones Turning Brown - Help on 08-23-2014 at 03:08 PM
I was adding an organic fertilizer up till end of July. My other two plant's cones look great
(cascade & nugget). Just my centennial had this problem. I opened some cones the other day and
saw some li...
Posted in thread: Cacao nibs-do I need to bake? on 08-23-2014 at 01:38 AM
Well, I went ahead and roasted them at 170 for five minutes, turned the oven off and left them
in for another 10 minutes. They smell amazing!!! So much more chocolate aroma than not being
Posted in thread: Cacao nibs-do I need to bake? on 08-23-2014 at 12:56 AM
Hmmmm, what to do... I'm not as worried about getting nasties, as the vodka should kill
anything. I just want to get the best chocolate flavor from the nibs. Is this like the primary
and secondary deb...
Posted in thread: Cacao nibs-do I need to bake? on 08-23-2014 at 12:36 AM
Oh, yeah, I plan on soaking in vodka overnight.
Posted in thread: Cacao nibs-do I need to bake? on 08-23-2014 at 12:35 AM
I got a 4 oz pack of cacao nibs from morebeer.com, it doesn't say if they've been roasted. Do I
or should I roast them in the oven before I add them to my choc stout? My stout has reached FG.
Posted in thread: Hop Cones Turning Brown - Help on 08-21-2014 at 02:16 PM
I'm in CT and my Centennial hops look identical as well. My Cascades look great and just about
ready and don't have the same browning symptoms. Same as you, I felt they weren't ready to be
picked but ...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 for fermentation chamber on 08-19-2014 at 07:24 PM
No problem man. I bought mine from amazon as well.Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: STC-1000 for fermentation chamber on 08-19-2014 at 04:03 PM
Yep, it's pretty simple once you get it built. Here's a thread on the build: here's a thread
that will help with the operation of it:
Posted in thread: Off Flavor - Oxidation? on 08-14-2014 at 04:23 PM
Thanks again for your responses Yooper (and Francis). Yooper, you have commented on my before
and after pics of one of my IPAs in a separate post saying they look like two completely beers
:(As far as...