Last Activity:10-24-2011 9:01 AM
Posted in thread: More spice? on 08-16-2011 at 04:33 PM
I followed pretty closely the Thunderstruck Pumpkin recipe at For the spice, 1.5 tsp of
pumpkin pie spice was added ~10 minutes left in the boil. Before adding the yeast I taste
tested the sample an...
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Spring? on 04-15-2011 at 11:03 AM
Hi. Any Feedback on the following recipe? Wifey wants me to try something like the Blue Moon
Spring Ale. From what I can tell it looks like an American Wheat but not a very high percentage
of wheat ma...
Posted in thread: My first ESB recipe on 01-04-2011 at 01:46 AM
Thanks. I was adding the malto dextrin because the recipe I was going from had Carapils for
more body and I was thinking the malto dextrin would add body without a lot of flavor. Maybe
the biscuit mal...
Posted in thread: My first ESB recipe on 01-03-2011 at 07:10 PM
Hi,I came up with this based on other Redhook ESB recipes I've seen. I don't care about an
exact clone, just something yummy. I'll do my first mini mash because I wanted to try the
Biscuit malt. I kno...
Posted in thread: Cause for unbalanced porter on 12-21-2010 at 07:57 PM
Thanks everyone. What I had read about black patent was that it adds color but not as much
flavor. Glad to have that straightened out now. And I have been doing subsequent batches with
just light DME....
Posted in thread: Cause for unbalanced porter on 12-21-2010 at 02:57 PM
I brewed a porter a few months ago and it has what I call a strong roasty flavor. I think it is
somewhat too strong of one flavor although I have given it to many friends who like it. I
assume it is t...
Posted in thread: Another brew day oops - forgot the aroma hops on 10-01-2010 at 12:46 AM
All kinds of mistakes tonight. Now I forgot the aroma hops in my robust porter. I was going to
add 1 oz of tettnanger pellets for aroma but forgot them. Should I just forget it altogether or
add them ...
Posted in thread: Brew day oops - need quick advice on 10-01-2010 at 12:41 AM
Thanks all 3 of you for the quick advice. The secondary is not producing noticable CO2 through
the airlock so I'll cap that with foil and use the airlock. And I'll start another thread about
Posted in thread: Brew day oops - need quick advice on 09-30-2010 at 11:13 PM
Hi there.I've just finished a 60 minute boil and realized my only airstopper is already
occupied in a secondary fermenter. Today's brew is going in my 5 gallon pail to ferment. Should
I cover the litt...
Posted in thread: slow fermentation on 08-05-2010 at 09:07 PM
Brewing only my second batch. Using extract. Followed the recipe Who's in the Garden Grand Cru
in the Joy of Homebrewing book. This recipe is a Belgian Wit beer, with honey, coriander seed
and orange ...