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Offline syncopadence

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Blood Orange
« on: January 23, 2016, 03:28:01 PM »
Hey everyone, I'm going to try using Blood Orange for the first time, but not sure how to add it. It's going to be for a Saison, and I was thinking of adding the juice late in the boil. Good/bad idea? How much and when should I add it? With the grain bill alone, according to BeerSmith, I'm in the middle of the recommended OG, so I figure I have some room for fermentables. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2016, 03:42:28 PM »
I would throw some zest in at the end of the boil and add juice after a week or so in the fermenter. If you are legging you could add juice directly to the keg too.
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2016, 06:56:07 PM »
Check out Drew's recipe in Experimental Homebrewing. I think it's called Saison Sangreal. With French saison.
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2016, 01:41:17 AM »
I'm going to second using the zest at the end of the boil and the juice in the secondary. I've done it in both a tripel and a saison, and I really like how it works. Remember to freeze the juice first, which effectively sanitizes it, before thawing and adding it to the fermenter.
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2016, 04:50:09 PM »
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2016, 12:37:13 PM »
Hey everyone, I'm going to try using Blood Orange for the first time, but not sure how to add it. It's going to be for a Saison, and I was thinking of adding the juice late in the boil. Good/bad idea? How much and when should I add it? With the grain bill alone, according to BeerSmith, I'm in the middle of the recommended OG, so I figure I have some room for fermentables. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.

I have tried blood orange and it is really good. Go on and try! Good luck :)

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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2016, 10:49:21 PM »
You might want to consider the blood orange candi syrup from Cascade Candi Syrup company.
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2016, 11:57:35 PM »
You might want to consider the blood orange candi syrup from Cascade Candi Syrup company.

That sounds delicious!

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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2016, 10:42:44 PM »
You might want to consider the blood orange candi syrup from Cascade Candi Syrup company.

That sounds delicious!
If the tart cherry candi syrup that I bought is any indication it probably is.
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2016, 03:51:03 AM »
Many of us would be on a strict liquid diet if it weren't for pretzels.

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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2016, 11:26:12 AM »
"Ingredients: Alcohol, water, and natural blood orange flavor", so yes, but why would you do that? It's the season!
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2016, 04:37:15 PM »
It's the season!
Not in Hermiston, Oregon (AKA BFE).
Many of us would be on a strict liquid diet if it weren't for pretzels.

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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2016, 08:07:27 PM »
I had to look that one up, and now I feel your pain. There is nothing better than fresh Sicilian blood oranges.
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Re: Blood Orange
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2016, 06:57:35 PM »
that sounds good
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