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Old 11-06-2010, 07:42 PM   #1
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Default Cinnamon sticks to cinnamon powder conversion

Hey I see a lot of recipes with the cinnamon in the recipe measured in tsp of ground cinnamon, I would like to make a beer with some cinnamon, but use sticks instead... anyone have any idea roughly how many sticks per tsp would be an equivalent amount?

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Old 11-07-2010, 05:14 AM   #2
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thats suprising actually. I always read not to use ground cinnamon as it won't dissolve in the beer. I just did a holiday spiced porter and used 3 whole sticks that I cracked with a kitchen mallet and steeped in the last 15 minutes of my boil. Tasted plenty cinnamony when I put it in the fermenter. Gonna taste it again when I rack to secondary. if it needs more i'll add it to the secondary
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:16 AM   #3
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I have always wanted to brew with actual sticks to...At my work we make a killer jasmine rice using cinnamon stix so I have wondered about steeping them, or possibly adding a stick to secondary!
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