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Posted in thread: Chocolate Cherry Stout on 08-03-2012 at 07:15 PM
I'm sorry to be getting back to this so late. Ours turned out pretty good. Not phenomenal, but
pretty good. When we brewed it and when we racked it, it was inky, inky black (from all the
Posted in thread: Guidelines for conditioning on 11-15-2011 at 04:58 AM
So it's not just OG, it's something to do with the grains making differing densities, That
cause more or less conditioning/fridge times.The problem with this is that gravity IS density.
Or, slightly m...
Posted in thread: T-minus how long to beer? on 11-15-2011 at 04:48 AM
This is comforting. We started a chocolate cherry stout on Sep 10 or so, racked it on Sep 22
(added the cherries then) and... it's still in the secondary. My brew buddies and I find our
schedules are ...
Posted in thread: Fruit in beer - to puree or not to puree? on 09-21-2011 at 09:56 PM
But just about anything has to be better than those chunks of cherry flesh gumming up the
auto-siphon & then the bottling wand!That's a vivid description! Once I added a bunch of extra
coriander to a ...
Posted in thread: Fruit in beer - to puree or not to puree? on 09-21-2011 at 07:15 PM
Thanks, Piratwolf, that's helpful!Does the puree settle out well enough with the yeast
Posted in thread: Bwa-Hah! brewing in Chicagoland on 09-21-2011 at 05:10 AM
My name is Aaron, and I brew with my friends Brandon and Heath. Bwa-Hah! is an anagram of our
initials, and is unfortunately an overused internet affectation of sinister laughter right now.
Posted in thread: Fruit in beer - to puree or not to puree? on 09-21-2011 at 04:59 AM
My brew buddies and I are fermenting a chocolate cherry stout. We're about to add 5 pounds of
Oregon canned tart cherries to the secondary.While I've found a lot of information on fresh
fruit versus f...
Posted in thread: Cherry Chocolate Stout on 09-19-2011 at 02:50 AM
I'm curious how this one came out, as my friends and I are also working on one.
Posted in thread: Chocolate Cherry Stout on 09-19-2011 at 02:44 AM
Here's what we are working on right now. I'll be able to report back around Christmas as to
whether it's any good. :) Also, we're fairly new at this.We started with a 5 gallon milk stout
recipe. To ma...
Posted in thread: chocolate cherry stout on 09-19-2011 at 02:38 AM
My brew buddies and I are working on one of these. We started with a milk stout extract kit
that included a couple ounces of lactose powder. And we wanted it a little sweeter/bigger, for
the holidays ...