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Offline jpeets

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Dates
« on: June 13, 2018, 12:21:00 AM »
Has anyone use dates in their beer if so when did you add them

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Re: Dates
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 12:51:39 AM »
I used them in a Dark Sour. I pitted them and added them in the secondary. It added a nice,rich, fruity sweetness to this beer. So, I would add them after primary fermentation is complete. They will kick fermentation up again, but I think this way will retain the most flavor from the dates.


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Re: Dates
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2018, 12:58:05 AM »
I'd do the same thing I do for figs...when primary is done, get out your wok and superheat it.  I use my brewing burner.  Toss the dates in a caramelize them.  Deglaze with some of the beer from primary and add the whole thing to a secondary.
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