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by Bowser
Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Vanilla Stout
Replies: 7
Views: 26139

Slothrob - how do I convert your recipe to partial? I think I've seen in a few books that the pale malt is replaced by extract....I'm just being lazy though, I can probably find the answer in a book at home.
by Bowser
Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Tasting & Experiencing
Topic: My Russian Imperial Stout tastes....
Replies: 11
Views: 30727

I did the same kit earlier this year and it tasted a little funky to me as well. It did get better as time went on, but I only let it sit for about three months...I have roommates so beer is hard to hide for very long. I can't remember what the ABV was on my batch, but I didn't really need a calcula...
by Bowser
Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Vanilla Stout
Replies: 7
Views: 26139

RE: vanilla in beer

Thanks for the input. I think I'm going to go with vanilla beans in the secondary for 7 - 10 days. My brewshop suggested doing this and sampling the beer until it gets to my liking. Hopefully it comes out Ok, but it sounds to me that you've experienced a significant "mellowing" of flavor. Maybe I sh...
by Bowser
Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Vanilla Stout
Replies: 7
Views: 26139

Vanilla Stout

I just had Saranac's Vanilla stout and I just purchased the madagascar beans to make a batch at home. I'm wondering if anyone has any tips or recipes to help me out. I was thinking about an imperial stout, but then thought that a good dry stout would probably do best to bring out the vanilla flavor....