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Old 02-15-2013, 04:13 PM   #1
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I was thinking of adding some powdered peanut butter to a porter I'm going to brew this weekend. I was wondering what would be the best way. During the boil or in the secondary? Any suggestions?

 
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Old 02-15-2013, 06:15 PM   #2
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I'd say in the boil just to make sure it's sanitized and you get good flavor extraction. Probably late, 5-10m.
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:23 PM   #3
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I use Baby Gold Bond....oh wait, I think I'm talking about something ese.

 
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:27 PM   #4
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Quote:
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I use Baby Gold Bond....oh wait, I think I'm talking about something ese.
Off topic, but funny!
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:30 PM   #5
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Here is a very long thread on it. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/pean...-butter-61538/ I forget what conclusion they came to, but I think it involves soaking it in vodka and putting it in secondary.

 
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:03 PM   #6
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uuuh...dude? Aren't powdered nuts what you get from mummies? Seriously though,I'd say the last 15 minutes of the boil,like you would zest,corieander or something.
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:31 PM   #7
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I used the PB2 in a stout, added it in secondary the whole 16oz vacum sealed pack. As well as 4oz cacao nibs. It's funny I taste only the pb and all guests taste the chocolate. I have had it in a bottle right before Christmas. The recipe says to wait 4 months after bottling. So I still got some waiting to do.

 
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:25 PM   #8
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I put a pound of PB2 in the boil at 15 minutes and stirred like crazy. During straining, there was a lot a lot of mini dough balls that were left undissolved. Anybody else have this experience? It was a stout btw.
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