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Old 05-20-2009, 12:32 AM   #1
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Default I've been waiting 4 months for you baby

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.

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Old 05-20-2009, 01:37 AM   #2
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if you get the chance to brew again, try finding grade b maple syrup. Much more "maple" flavor and slightly cheaper.

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Old 05-20-2009, 02:27 AM   #3
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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!
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Old 05-20-2009, 02:31 AM   #4
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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.
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