Category Archives: vanilla porter

Beer Updates: El Dorado Amber Ale, California Vanilla Porter, Gondwana IPA

Over the past two weeks, there has been some action on various batches. This is all summarized below. El Dorado Amber Ale On April 7, one week after brewing, I transferred the El Dorado Amber Ale over to the secondary … Continue reading

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Beer Updates: California Vanilla Porter, Gondwana IPA, Fake Tire 3.0

I haven’t done a brewing session in two weeks (life has been busy!), but I have been dabbling in a few other beer-related activities. These are outlined below. Fake Tire Amber AleThe Fake Tire 3.0 Amber Ale was bottled on … Continue reading

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California Vanilla Porter

California Vanilla Porter 5 lbs. US pale malt (2 row) 5 lbs. Maris Otter pale malt 1 lbs 60° crystal malt 1 lbs. Vienna malt 0.75 lb. chocolate malt 0.5 lb. carapils malt 1 oz. Cascade whole hops (60 minutes … Continue reading

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Amber Ale, Vanilla Porter, and Irish Stout Updates

A few updates condensed into one post. . . Vanilla Voay PorterThis experimental brew (recipe, update, and update) was bottled on Saturday, December 10. This gave the vanilla extract/pods around two weeks in the secondary fermenter – the chopped and … Continue reading

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Vanilla Voay Porter Update 2

Fermentation in the secondary fermenter has slowed down to a crawl, so last night (14 days post-brew) I added the homemade vanilla extract (pods and all). The extract has a very nice vanilla aroma–much stronger than just soaking whole bean … Continue reading

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