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Posted in thread: Add cold brewed coffee to secondary or right to keg? on 09-17-2014 at 05:20 PM
I recently added coffee to a barrel aged stout. I started to blend in cold brewed coffee, but
found I didn't like the flavor as much. I ended up soaking 2 oz of beans in 3 gallons for 12
hours. Super ...
Posted in thread: Add cold brewed coffee to secondary or right to keg? on 09-17-2014 at 12:22 PM
Roasting will affect the taste and the stronger the roast the stronger the taste. A strong
roast taste is what many attribute to a coffee taste.
Posted in thread: Add cold brewed coffee to secondary or right to keg? on 09-16-2014 at 07:12 PM
The 1 cup is subtle so maybe next time I will try 2 or go with a strong roast like French or
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber probe thoughts on 09-02-2014 at 12:08 AM
I tape then probe to the carboy covering it with a sock to try and get as close to the carboy
temp as possible, works pretty well.Funny you say that, all the old posts I was reading
mentioned having o...
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber probe thoughts on 09-01-2014 at 11:28 PM
I have only had my chest freezer fermentation chamber for three 5g batches. I started with
putting the probe in a growlers with an inch of water. Then I started reading some threads on
another topic a...
Posted in thread: Thinking of a New Big No-Sparge Rig – Comments? on 08-28-2014 at 05:52 PM
I have consider the same thing. It would be nice to take a step out of the process to save time
but don't forget you save time by going from 5 to 10g. If I pull the trigger I hope to keep the
Posted in thread: Add cold brewed coffee to secondary or right to keg? on 08-26-2014 at 01:30 AM
Thanks for the feedback. I added the 1 cup of coffee to the keg. In a few weeks we shall see if
it was enough.
Posted in thread: Add cold brewed coffee to secondary or right to keg? on 08-24-2014 at 05:45 PM
Is it a waste of time to add coffee to a secondary when you cold brew it? After reading a few
posts I decided to try adding a cup of cold brewed coffee to my porter. My intent was to add
this to a sec...
Posted in thread: Lager cold crash - in keg with co2? on 07-12-2014 at 09:50 PM
Thanks for the confirmation. I racked to keg today and started the cold crash. Going to try 35
which should be OK for my beers on tap too.
Posted in thread: Lager cold crash - in keg with co2? on 07-07-2014 at 12:46 PM
I was confused if part of the reason was to clarify the beer. If so then I assume you want to
use a carboy fit 30 days so the end result can go to a keg. If I rack to a keg immediately then
my guess i...