Monthly Archive: December 2009

Dec 17

Unspoken Passion and Holiday Cheer Bottled

Last Friday (12/11) I was finally able to get to bottling my two batches of beer, my Holiday Cheer and my Unspoken Passion Imperial Stout (batches 33 and 34).  I had originally planned on transferring the stout to a secondary to help it settle, but with my time limitations I just went straight to bottling. …

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Dec 02

How To Use 11lbs of Raspberries – Batch 34

So, if you have 11lbs of raspberries, want something reminiscent of chocolate and raspberries, and you love beer, what do you do?  Easy!  Make Papazian’s Unspoken Passion Imperial Stout. So, this freaking expensive beer makes 6.5 gallons, and takes 6lbs light malt extract, TWO 4lb stout kits, 1.5lbs crystal malt, 1/2lb black roasted malt, 3/4lb …

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