Sam Adams "Sam's 76" in cans

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    There is, but it is hit and miss.
    Vanilla Beer is hard enough to make and get it right.
    I split them open and soak it in Vodka for about a month in the fridge to extract the oils, and pour the whole thing in a couple weeks before bottling. It turns out really well using this method.
     
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    Hmm...that sounds interesting. You do this with a lager or an ale?
     
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    Ale.
    I have never made a lager. I can, I use a Johnson controller on a deep freezer as a fermentation chamber...so I could easily achieve the lower temps. I just like ales better.
     
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    Thats cool. I've been meaning to build Myself a kegerator and had planned on using that to ferment a few lagers.



    I like witbiers myself. But I wonder what this would taste like in say...a Saison?
     
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    That Boston Lager is everything that's wrong with PBR multiplied 3X.

    Worst.Beer.Ever.
     
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    I may eventually build a Kegerator...I have been saying I am going to do it for probably the past 5 years.
    I have a good $2500 in equipment now, unfortunately a lot of it is AG equipment that I no longer use. I BIAB brew now. (Brew In A Bag)...once you go that route... you never go back.
     
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    I still use the cooler method of masing in. I really want to get a HERMS system, but I can't justify the expense.

    Spike System - 20 Gallon | Spike Brewing
     
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    Me too... I would love a HERMS... but holy cow....
     
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    I was watching a few youtube vids fron a guy who was showing everyone how to get the right components and wire up their own control panel for a HERMS.

    But he still had to do a lot of line switching by hand. I want one that opens the lines I need opened and closes the ones that have finished.
     

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