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Old 03-02-2009, 01:20 AM   #1
wvBeerLover
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Feb 2009
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hey all,

I'm about to order the oatmeal stout from midwest just want to see if anyone has add brown surgar and a cinn. stick to it. I was thinking this might add a bit more well mmmmm to it...lol.. if so how much of each did u add ad when did u add it?

The other thing i would like to know is does anyone know if there is a brewing supply place here in west virginia?

 
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Old 03-02-2009, 01:24 AM   #2
kharmajavah
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I've never added cinnamon or brown sugar to an oatmeal stout, but I've used them in a pumpkin spice ale that turned out nice.

One thing about spices (the cinnamon) to keep in mind: a little touch is nice, but it's REALLY easy to overdo it. I wouldn't use more than a couple or three sticks; once I had a pumpkin spice ale that was so full of cinammon and all-spice that I almost puked

The brown sugar (say a cup or so) I think will add some body to the beer and increase the ABV a bit, but I don't know for sure about taste. Actually, I don't know that much about brown sugar in beer in general

 
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Old 03-02-2009, 04:17 AM   #3
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if your not to far from the Va. line in harrisonburg there is a great store called the frementationtrap in ruckersville

 
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Old 03-02-2009, 06:52 AM   #4
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whereabouts in wv? I'm in fairmont myself. Theres a place in morgantown but i usually order my supplies online
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