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Old 03-23-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
MarkInBuffalo
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Hi guys. Doing a black IPA tomorrow that I will be adding 10 lbs of strawberries to the whirlpool. I will let simmer for about 20-30 at flameout before cooling. I'll be straining the strawberries out before going into fermenter, but was thinking of adding 1-2 lbs of the "strawberry mush" back into the fermenter. Does anyone have experience with leaving strawberries in during fermentation? Thanks in advance

 
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:40 PM   #2
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Not strawberries but used cherries in a stout once. I had a very difficult time racking beer with auto-siphon, cherries pieces kept clogging input.

 
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:45 PM   #3
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Don't strain! Rack to secondary on 5 lbs of strawberries.

 
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:58 AM   #4
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Let us know how it comes out, it sounds fantastic. I'd leave strawberries in through fermentation.
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