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  • Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-05-2012 at 02:37 PM
    I'm in on this recipe too, with a slight variation in specialty grains (honey malt) and a 156
    mash since I'm lactose intolerant. Just from tasting the wort I'll be adding more spices post

  • Posted in thread: Creme ale or kolsch recipe on 09-05-2012 at 05:13 AM
    For my first Cream Ale, I just used 90% Pale Malt and 10% Flaked Corn, Willamette hops, and
    California Ale yeast and scored 42 points at my first competition.Recipe link:

  • Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-04-2012 at 02:36 PM
    Last weekend I brewed the exact recipe from post 191. I re-hydrated the 2 packs of dry-yeast
    and the fermentation started with in 12-24 hours. About day 3 the fermentation went wild! I
    have never had ...

  • Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 08-29-2012 at 12:58 PM
    I brewed the recipe from post #191 on 8/25 except I substituted 3 cinnamon sticks with 3 tsp
    ground cinnamon which I think may have been way too much now that I am doing more reading on
    it.Anyway, I t...

  • Posted in thread: Angry Orchard on 07-25-2012 at 08:37 AM
    Thanks for the reply. Of course I have more questions.What are my options to end all
    fermentation so I can just add sugar to sweeten?If I decide to add unfermentables instead f the
    previous option, wh...

  • Posted in thread: Mint Chocolate Stout on 07-25-2012 at 08:30 AM
    I've brewed this recipe twice before, and it is quite good. Now I'm looking to up the mint
    flavour through hops. I've heard that Northern Brewer and Fuggles can give off minty flavours.
    Would I have t...

  • Posted in thread: Very low FG (1.002) on 07-25-2012 at 08:23 AM
    Update: I measured with a hydrometer and got a 1.011 reading which is awesome. Note to self:
    use hydrometer for determining FG. It looks like that thing will still be useful to me

  • Posted in thread: Very low FG (1.002) on 07-19-2012 at 01:03 PM
    To correct the FG, I use the refractometer calculator at this website I take a (hopefully
    cleaner) sample, I'll take a reading with the refractometer and my old hydrometer to see if
    there is a diffe...

  • Posted in thread: Very low FG (1.002) on 07-19-2012 at 12:14 PM
    I don't use a hydrometer anymore. I use a refractometer that claims to give accurate readings
    regardless of temperature. I will take another sample in a few hours and see how that goes

  • Posted in thread: Very low FG (1.002) on 07-19-2012 at 11:46 AM
    I brewed the following recipe: started with an OG of 1.050 on 7/3I fermented at 60-65FOn
    7/17, I lowered the temp to 35F to cold crash itOn 7/18, I took a sample out of the spigot at
    the bottom of t...