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Offline Javaslinger

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When to add nibs n' stuff?
« on: December 06, 2017, 07:45:28 PM »
So I'm working on perfecting my stouts...  milk stouts mostly.  I like to add nibs, vanilla bean, cinnamon, peppers, etc...  I usually add these about the last 5 days of a two week fermentation, but lately I'm heating to about 73 at the end for a diacetyl rest for 3 days and then cold crashing for 3 days...  If I add that stuff during that time will it all be ok, or should I do it more around 65F for 5 days and then cold crash?

Offline Joe Sr.

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Re: When to add nibs n' stuff?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 01:41:46 AM »
I would wait until it's fermented out and then add the nibs etc.  I don't see the need to earn to 73 but I don't see much harm to it either. If you have big beers it could help them finish. Either way add your additions after fermentation is done. 

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