I have a good robust porter recipe I'd like to add vanilla to. My neighbor bakes and offered vanilla pods without the black specks. Questions would be: can I just use the spent pod? How much? And what part of the process do I add it? I brew AG if that makes a difference.
Keg 1: Coal Miner's Daugter Porter
Keg 2: Red October
Keg 3: Hopsolutely
Bottled: 1 Vienna Lagers; Erins Irish Red; Pils, Christmas Doppel, Addy's Amber Ale(competition brew), Mayden Voyage Blonde Ale
Future: Something Belgian, ESB