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Old 01-24-2013, 09:28 PM   #21
Sep 2012
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I don't want to crap on your Golden Shower, since that's a whole different section of the internet, but there's a lot of really strong flavors layered on really delicate flavors. Cardamom is hardcore, corriander, not, hibiscus gentle, turbinado not. Aromatic bold, pilsen malt not.

If you start backwords (like with a specific flavor and spice arrangement in mind) and work your way to a malt and flavor arrangement, you might come to a different conclusion.

Turbinado adds this odd rummy, boozy, butter rum thing. Cardamom is minty, earthy and bizarre. Cardamom plus corriander might come across as a curry flavor. That could be interesting with the peppery spices from the yeast.

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Old 01-25-2013, 04:38 AM   #22
Jun 2011
Waterloo, ON
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I'd put the honey in sooner than the end of primary to maintain fermentation rather than restarting it. But given all the other flavours you're aiming to include, I doubt it will come through very strong.

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Old 03-25-2013, 04:29 AM   #23
Jan 2011
Rochester, NY
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Just curious did you end up brewing this beer? How'd it turn out?

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