Last Activity:10-17-2013 2:03 PM
Posted in thread: Adding pumpkin to NB Smashing Pumpkin Extract. Rice hulls? on 10-10-2013 at 06:29 PM
I am confused about your kit as it sounds like a partial mash kit since you're mashing pounds
of 6 row... If it were me I'd get a nylon bag and mash the pumpkin in with the 6row in the
bag.It's an ext...
Posted in thread: Adding pumpkin to NB Smashing Pumpkin Extract. Rice hulls? on 10-10-2013 at 05:12 PM
Hello! Just ordered the NB Smashing Pumpkin extract kit, and of course I want to add some real
pumpkin. Northern Brewer instructs me to use 2-3 cans of pumpkin and 2-3lbs of 6-row. (Side
Posted in thread: Fruit in secondary, 5 gallon or 6 gallon fermentor? on 07-24-2013 at 05:24 PM
Makes sense, thanks!
Posted in thread: Fruit in secondary, 5 gallon or 6 gallon fermentor? on 07-24-2013 at 05:03 PM
Hello, Looking to make a Strawberry Centennial Blonde Ale. I'll be using approximately 5lbs of
frozen strawberries. Which would be better for secondary fermentation, a 5 gallon or 6 gallon
Posted in thread: Received extra hops, what to do? on 11-10-2012 at 08:12 PM
Thanks for the help everyone, done brewing for the day. I hit a SG of 1.042 (kit calls for
1.042-1.046). Is there a way for me to calculate efficiency?
Posted in thread: Partial Mash - Depth of mash water on 11-10-2012 at 03:34 PM
Alright, I've been reading everything I can about thin mashes, and it sounds like pH is the
only real concern. Many people mash 2qts per lbs, and it sounds like I can probably push that a
bit more and...
Posted in thread: Partial Mash - Depth of mash water on 11-10-2012 at 03:13 PM
Getting ready to brew my first partial mash this morning. My kit calls for 1 gallon of mash
water for 4lbs 16oz of grain. Problem is, my kettle is 32qt, and one gallon of water is really
shallow, I do...
Posted in thread: Lost power during secondary fermentation on 11-09-2012 at 06:19 PM
Please don't feed the trolls :)
Posted in thread: How to measure volume in boil kettle? on 11-08-2012 at 09:21 PM
And just to verify, the more liquid during the boil, the better for hops utilization,
correct?Is it recommended to add my LME after the boil or before?
Posted in thread: How to measure volume in boil kettle? on 11-08-2012 at 08:59 PM
I'm getting ready to do my first partial mash, and I'm reviewing the procedure in my head. I
know I'm going to be using specific volumes of water for my mash and sparge, but it's my