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Old 03-12-2008, 03:43 AM   #1
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want to do a nut brown, but with pecans. what do i do? how do i prepare the pecans for the mash???? or boil? help. tried some pecan beer down south this winter and liked it want to make some, but i'm new to brewing. help.

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Old 03-12-2008, 05:25 AM   #2
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You need to get as much of the oil out of the pecans as possible. Either smash them into pecan butter, or buy some (preferably all-natural) pecan butter. Then follow the processes for removing the oil described in this thread, among several others describing peanut butter beers. The recipe database also has a few penaut butter beer recipes; you can use them as a guide for how much pecan butter to use:
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Old 03-12-2008, 05:32 AM   #3
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isent that funny I just not 3 min ago got done eating some fresh pecans
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