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Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 03-31-2016 at 05:25 PM
I've looked over about half of the replies in this thread and I haven't seen anyone mention
this specifically yet so I apologize if it has been brought up before, but how are you cleaning
Posted in thread: Help! Infection??? on 04-05-2015 at 06:52 PM
I came across this today while bottling my beer. As a little background, this is a pale ale
clocking in about 4.5% ABV. I let it ferment for 2 weeks and then dry hopped in the primary
with hop pellets...
Posted in thread: Help Converting Extract to All Grain on 10-02-2013 at 06:58 PM
Hey guys, i've been brewing all grain for a while now but I have this delicious pumpkin ale
that I made back when I was doing extract plus steeping grains and I'm afraid to screw it up
Posted in thread: Who's planning a pumpkin brew this fall? on 08-28-2013 at 05:39 PM
I too have a partial mash recipe that I did last year that was a huge hit with friends. They
liked it more than all of the store-bought pumpkin ales that I gave to them in a taste test
(Sam Adams, O'F...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale question on 08-26-2013 at 08:55 PM
My 5 gallon batch of pumpkin ale from last year used about 4.5 tsp total of various spices
(cloves, allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg) and had a good spice flavor too it. I'm guessing you
may just need m...
Posted in thread: My first brew on 07-09-2013 at 01:43 PM
I like to wait a minimum of 2 weeks, but usually do 3 just to be on the safe side, for primary
fermentation before bottling or kegging. I bottled my first beer after only 10 days and it had
a very "gr...
Posted in thread: Advice on traveling with full fermenter? on 07-08-2013 at 04:20 PM
Good call on that! Thanks!
Posted in thread: Advice on traveling with full fermenter? on 07-08-2013 at 02:39 PM
I currently have an ale that has been fermenting in a plastic bucket and I will be transferring
it to a carboy in a couple days in order to minimize the head space for when I move next week.
Will the ...
Posted in thread: So what are the cool kids dry hopping with these days? on 07-05-2013 at 02:21 PM
I just made an IPA about 3 weeks ago and added an ounce each of Simcoe, Citra, and Amarillo at
flameout and then dry-hopped with Citra and Simcoe. It smells absolutely amazing.
Posted in thread: Hopbursting - Just Late Addition? on 07-03-2013 at 02:06 PM
I just brewed an IPA and added an ounce each of Amarillo, Simcoe, and Citra at flameout. When I
racked to secondary 14 days later there was a ton of aroma in the beer. I may not have even
needed to dr...