Ok so here are more details:
Brewed on 12/14/12
Fermentation began on 12/19/12
Transferred to secondary on 12/27/12 (with the extra 1/4 cup of cocoa powder)
Kegged on 1/3/13 with one vial of Homebrewers Best Chocolate Flavoring, there just wasn't enough of a chocolate for my taste.
It is just...
Recipe: (From a Midwest Supplies kit) Peace Coffee Java Stout (Left out the coffee, although it great with the coffee)
6 lb. Dark liquid malt extract
8 oz. Chocolate Malt
4 oz. Flaked Barley
4 oz. Caramel 60L
4 oz. Roasted Barley specialty grains
1/2 oz. Challenger hops (60 mins)
Need some help here...
I brewed my version of a Chocolate Stout and added 1/4 cup of cocoa powder for the last 3 minutes of the boil and another 1/4 cup when I transferred it to the secondary fermenter. I didn't notice a real chocolate taste when I transferred it to the secondary, so I was...
My last beer of the year is a Chocolate Stout!
Need some advice, I put in Dark Chocolate (1/4 cup) cocoa powder in the last 3 min of the boil, and then another 1/4 cup when I transferred to the secondary. I tasted it and did not really get the result I expected, should I put some of the home...
I brewed a Lager with White Labs lagering yeast, about a week ago.
Placed it directly into my shed (outside) and it has been at approx. 45 degrees for 7 days.
Brought it inside for the diacetyl rest period. It has been in my kitchen for almost 48 hours.
The airlock is bubbling...
It has been in the primary for 1 week, plan to leave it in for another week and transfer to the refrigerator for 4 weeks.
Problem I am anticipating is my neighbor suggested I use the carboy for the primary fermenter. I have another carboy to transfer it into for the secondary fermenter, but...