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Posted in thread: Home Brewer's Day @ World of Beer (Ballston, VA) on 08-29-2012 at 12:03 PM
I'm over in Falls Church, but used to live in Ballston. That sounds like a great event, and I'd
definitely like to attend if it happens.(And I have a couple of beers that should be ready on
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-25-2012 at 05:59 PM
Then it wouldn't be pumpkin beer but orange food coloring beer.From what I've been reading, the
pumpkin will either make my sparge stick, or give me an ungodly amount of trub, and does
nothing for the...
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-25-2012 at 01:07 PM
From what I read about the difficulties and the benefits of adding pumpkin... what if I just
add orange food coloring instead of pumpkin? Or would that screw things up?
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale on 04-12-2012 at 12:54 PM
I'm planning to do this beer over the weekend. Grabbed a couple of all-grain things from
earlier, plus the original post. Noticed that some wanted more lemon, so I upped that to three,
How does this l...
Posted in thread: Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone) on 03-23-2012 at 02:53 AM
So I brewed this on Veteran's day, bottled on New Year's day, and still l have some left
around. It was my first all grain batch and had somewhat of a low efficiency - around 65% ish,
but that was my ...
Posted in thread: Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone) on 12-08-2011 at 05:36 PM
Made this a few weeks ago - it spend 3 weeks in the primary and so far, 1 week in secondary.
What's a good time length for secondary (3 weeks?) and how long from bottle to drink? (I'll
Posted in thread: Making a mash tun on 10-27-2011 at 12:23 AM
I grabbed a 50 quart rubbermaid cooler on Craigslist for $10. The cooler in question: got a
drain and plenty of capacity, however there's a lip on the inside, about halfway up (hopefully
you can tell...
Posted in thread: Orange Peel question on 10-17-2011 at 05:22 PM
Even though I added the nutrients during the boil, the fermentation was very active, and even
after 8 days, is still producing a healthy stream of bubbles. I didn't think it was mold since
Posted in thread: Orange Peel question on 10-17-2011 at 01:05 PM
About 8 days ago, I threw together this recipe for orange vanilla cinnamon methlegin.I checked
on it this morning and there's a whitish spot on the orange peel. I'm hoping that this is
yeast, and not ...