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  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 09-30-2015 at 10:34 PM
    As far as primary/secondary goes, I just primary mine until it reaches a level where I like the
    taste. Usually I stop it between 1.018 and 1.015. That way it isn't too dry. Then I go straight
    to keg. ...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 09-30-2015 at 10:33 PM
    I brewed this a little over 3 weeks ago and plan to add the spice tea as soon as i find the
    time. Ive never added spices to the fermenter and have two questions about that:1. When adding
    the tea littl...

  • Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Specs and Layouts on 01-29-2015 at 05:51 PM
    I found a ke more 12702 7.0 cf, but not the 18702 7.2 cf. anyone know anything about this
    model? If it lost .2 cf maybe it won't hold 4 ball lock and a co2 without a collar like the
    18702? think the ...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-22-2014 at 05:16 PM
    Thanks Cal, I may try that. What size are your grain bags?I think they're like 8" x 12". I can
    fit about 3/4 of a med/large pumpkin into them. If you cut the pumpkin to small pieces you can
    fit more, ...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-18-2014 at 11:41 PM
    For the last two years, I added the pumpkin in the mash and it is a big pain to sparge this.
    How many people add the pumpkin to the boil?Thanks!I actually take whole pumpkin, take the
    insides out, and...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-18-2014 at 11:35 PM
    I'm gearing up to brew this recipe within the next 1-2 weeks. I can't buy fresh pumpkin around
    my area yet, so the canned stuff will have to do.Pumpkin isn't really available around me until
    mid Septe...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-02-2014 at 09:15 PM
    For the last two years, I added the pumpkin in the mash and it is a big pain to sparge this.
    How many people add the pumpkin to the boil?Thanks!Try cutting up a real pumpkin instead of
    using the canne...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-02-2014 at 09:10 PM
    I just brewed this in extract form. It looks and smells amazing!! I have a couple questions how
    long should i ferment in carboy? should i secondary rack it? & what is the best fo fermenting
    temp to ge...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 09-21-2013 at 04:40 PM
    Plenty of people leave the pumpkin out of pumpkin beers. I personally wouldn't because it seems
    lame to leave out the pumpkin.Don't be afraid to mash the pumpkin. I mashed with 75oz of Libbys
    and abou...

  • Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Specs and Layouts on 08-16-2013 at 04:58 PM
    So on the left is my fermenting freezer with a digital Johnson Controls thermostat. On the
    right is my new keezer. The propane tank is up there to hold the collar down while the glue is
    drying. This w...

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