I'm getting ready to make this. I have read through all 28 pages and there was a lot of side chatter. From reviewing all the back and forth I believe I have the originall recipe figured out.
one8tvw can you review and comment if I got it right??
Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain)
(2 weeks prior to brewing infuse 8oz Sailor Jerry with 2 vanilla beans (split))
10.00 lbs Briess 2-Row Brewers Malt
1.00 lbs Oats, Flaked
2.00 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L
1.00 lbs Briess Corn, Flaked, Yellow
Mash @ 152.0°F for 60 min
Mash Out @ 168.0°F for 15 min
Bring to a boil
1.00 ozs (12.42) Saaz 60 mins
2.00 cup Dark Brown Sugar 20 mins Boil
2.00 each Vanilla Bean (split) 20 mins Boil (Save Rum for Secondary)
0.50 ozs (2.25) Saaz 10 mins
Cool to pitching temperature (Expected post boil SG = 1.070)
Pitch 1.0 pkg California Ale White Labs 0001
Primary 7 days (Use blowoff tube)
(Note: after 7 days the gravity was 1.010.)
Combine 5.00 lb peeled Bananas and the 8 oz Sailor Jerry Rum (that had the vanilla bean soaking in it) in a sanitized blender.
Funnel mixture into Secondary, rack beer onto mixture and add blowoff tube
(Combine 4oz of Rum and 1 Vanilla Bean (Split) and set aside)
(Note: after 7 days in the secondary the gravity was back down to 1.010)
After 7 days in secondary add the Vanilla Bean that has been soaking in the Rum. (Save Rum for Bottling)
After 14 Days in Secondary (total) rack to tertiary for another 7 days then bottle
For bottle priming
Mix 4oz Table Sugar, 1oz Light Brown Sugar, 4oz Vanilla Infused Rum & 16oz Water
Bring to a boil, boil 1 min, cool. Add beer from tertiary and then bottle.
Bottle condition approximately 2 months.
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Secondary: Prospero Merlot, Apfelwein, Cucumber Wine
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