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Old 01-04-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
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So I made a American stout let it ferment a month. Then I took 2 vanilla beans scrapped them and out them in vodka. Once I had my extra t I added this to the beer and let sit for 2 weeks. After I kegged and carbonated. Now I tried the beer and the taste is awesome but the vanilla Is too strong is there a way to allow it to tame a bit. Or is it how it is forever. This was a 5 gallon batch. Didn't think 2 beans would overpower it.


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Old 01-04-2013, 05:31 PM   #2
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Time, time, time...Let the flavors fade.


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Yup. Give it time. I have a Vanilla Stout in the keg now. It just keeps getting better. Now if I could just stop drinking it :/
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:08 PM   #4
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Hm wonder how long it will take.
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Vanilla tends to fade fairly fast, give it 3 weeks then take a taste...repeat as needed until desired flavor is attained.
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Old 01-05-2013, 02:38 AM   #6
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Ok thanks. I've made many different stouts but this was a first with vanilla.


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