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Posted in thread: Need your ideas/thoughts on this Pumpkin Ale recipe: on 07-27-2016 at 12:42 AM
Thanks John. So other than the spice amount the recipe should hold up well?It looks like a good
recipe. I think you are doing the smart thing to research and study before brewing. You'll end
up with a...
Posted in thread: Need your ideas/thoughts on this Pumpkin Ale recipe: on 07-26-2016 at 05:07 PM
You can. But when you taste the unfermented wort, it will be full of sugars that will later
ferment out. That may balance the spice. I think you get a better idea of the final flavor by
tasting after ...
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Posted in thread: Need your ideas/thoughts on this Pumpkin Ale recipe: on 07-26-2016 at 02:56 PM
Enkamania's method offers an option: Add a modest amount of spice to the boil, then taste the
beer after it ferments. If it needs more spice, you can add it then.
Posted in thread: Need your ideas/thoughts on this Pumpkin Ale recipe: on 07-25-2016 at 02:08 PM
I would consider the ginger as spice too. It depends on your own taste, and your packaging
method. If you keg, you can always add more in the keg. Bottles are hard to adjust. Even after
3-1/2 years of...
Posted in thread: Need your ideas/thoughts on this Pumpkin Ale recipe: on 07-25-2016 at 03:26 AM
I've made a couple of Pumpkin Ales, your recipe seems about right. My only concern is about the
spices, you have several tablespoons total where I would use several teaspoons. Check the
Posted in thread: Begging Noob....Tell me I'm not crazy on 07-25-2016 at 03:17 AM
YES.It's the same as mine. You'll get used to it quickly.
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Posted in thread: Over shot OG and diluted on 07-23-2016 at 01:37 AM
It's fine. Dilution is standard practice in extract brewing. I used it routinely in grain
brewing when I only had a 5 gallon pot.
Posted in thread: Dirt cheap, motorized, miniature, roller mill on 07-22-2016 at 04:19 AM
This may be a completely different direction. I used a blender for three years to grind grain.
It does result in plenty of flour, that doesn't matter with BIAB. It took 10-15 minutes to
grind a batch....