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Posted in thread: One Beer for Life on 04-12-2012 at 05:15 PM
I guess I'm the second. :mug:Pliny all the way.Really? I am the first one?
Posted in thread: Imperial Pumpkin Pie Ale on 03-21-2012 at 05:43 PM
This batch is one i will be doing annually as it was a real hit, even with people who don't
drink beer. It sure didn't last long as it seemed there was always a hole in the bottom of my
glass. Had to ...
Posted in thread: Can't get soda to force carbonate!!! on 02-18-2012 at 04:07 PM
I've noticed that the whole force carbing soda doesn't work as well as with beer for some
reason, at least not as quickly. My process is as follows for when my kids and I do their root
beer:1. fill th...
Posted in thread: Roasted Blackberry Ale on 02-14-2012 at 04:42 PM
This looks great! Only change I'll be making is using 5 lbs of Marionberry puree in the
primary, and will go all Columbus in the boil. Not sure if I'll use some harvested California
Ale yeast or Super...
Posted in thread: Imperial Pumpkin Pie Ale on 10-07-2011 at 04:51 PM
Last n00b question; When it says "add spices @ 5 minutes," does that mean 5 minutes into the
boil, or with 5 minutes remaining (as you would with the hops?)Yup, last 5 minutes of the boil.
I actually ...
Posted in thread: Imperial Pumpkin Pie Ale on 10-06-2011 at 04:41 PM
Just made this recipe last weekend, only with a few additions/changes.1.5 oz of CTZ at 90
min1.0 oz of CTZ at 45 minUsed a Belgian Ale yeast I harvested.I also cut up the heart of a
sweet pumpkin, put...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin IPA on 09-28-2011 at 04:35 PM
What about taking some organic pumpkin pie filling from a can or two and adding it to either
the boil, or if doing all grain....the mash?
Posted in thread: my hops are ready to pick and still spell like grass on 09-07-2011 at 04:44 PM
I had the same issue with my centennials. But I dried them out for 2 days and they smelled
awesome; no more grassy smell.I might be picking my cascades tonight so I can throw them in the
dry hop on Sa...
Posted in thread: How much harvested yeast to pitch? on 08-26-2011 at 02:15 PM
I harvested my yeast cake on Wednesday night. It's now Friday and i put it all in a growler
(and into the fridge) thinking I was going to brew sooner. I plan to brew tomorrow (Saturday).
Should I:1. S...
Posted in thread: 1st time cider yeast starter help! on 08-22-2011 at 04:11 PM
Thanks Papagayo. I ended up doing 16 oz of apple juice and 1/4 cup of corn sugar, which I
diluted in 120 degrees of juice for 10 minutes. Then cooled to 75 degrees and pitched the yeast
last night. Wo...