Originally Posted by imaguitargod
Use dried pods (fresh is better, but dried is easy to order). I would skip the extract because usually they have been extracted via keytones which leave a bitter metallic taste behind. Plus that's an oil and it probably wouldn't mix as well as you would like with the beer.
Sorry, I guess my post wasn't clear as to what I meant.
I meant to make your own pepper extraction, using the tea method or alcohol. Putting oils in a brew is a very bad idea, if it wasn't you could just use the oil from a jar of peppers.