I've been waiting 4 months for you baby - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > I've been waiting 4 months for you baby

Thread Tools
Old 05-20-2009, 12:32 AM   #1
BrewinDuluth's Avatar
Mar 2009
Duluth, MN
Posts: 73
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

After patiently letting this beer sit in the secondary for four months, I just finished bottleing my imperial stout from Northern Brewer. The only thing I changed about the recipe was I added 1 bottle of pure maple syrup. The maple flavor is barely noticeable, but otherwise it tastes awesome. This may be the most excited I have been about a beer so far. It will be a test of my willpower to let this sit in the bottle for a while.
Sometimes I drink and write things on here
  • Bottled: Orange Blossom Cider
  • Bottled: Scotch Oak Porter
  • Bottled:(for the last 4 months..be strong) Belgian Tripel
  • In the works: Cherrywood smoked orange blossom honey belgian yeast super experiment
  • Drinking: Jameson Whiskey

Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2009, 01:37 AM   #2
scinerd3000's Avatar
Mar 2008
Milton, De
Posts: 2,127
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts

if you get the chance to brew again, try finding grade b maple syrup. Much more "maple" flavor and slightly cheaper.
On Hiatus: Brewing at work....

Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2009, 02:27 AM   #3
Jan 2009
Norfolk, VA
Posts: 80
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Stay strong my friend, you can do it. And your reward for being good, you can have this beer for breakfast with your eggs and pancakes. Maple stout sounds fantastic!

Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2009, 02:31 AM   #4
Evan!'s Avatar
Aug 2006
Charlottesville, VA
Posts: 11,863
Liked 87 Times on 72 Posts

Heh, if 4 months is awhile for you, I don't suggest getting into sour beers anytime soon. I just finally kegged my Flanders Red the other day...which I brewed last July. And it was still barely ready.
Aristocratic Ales, Lascivious Lagers

•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Waiting... Asphyxia Extract Brewing 10 05-08-2009 10:10 AM
Just what we've all been waiting for! Klainmeister General Chit Chat 0 02-23-2008 09:35 PM
Waiting on fermentation GTTailgater Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 04-26-2007 12:48 PM
Waiting for first AG... and waiting... McCall St. Brewer All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 04-19-2007 02:20 AM

Forum Jump