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Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 12-04-2012 at 08:44 PM
Oh man, I'd chalk this batch up to a loss, but you ought to check out one of the basic
homebrewing books before you take on your next batch! And go back to extract before making the
leap into all-grai...
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 12-04-2012 at 08:13 PM
Did you put any hops in?
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 12-04-2012 at 05:24 PM
Did you not boil the wort at all? /edit/ OCBrewin got to it first
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 11-12-2012 at 12:45 AM
I brewed this using 14 lbs of Maris Otter, and WLP007, and otherwise keeping the recipe the
same. I went through it pretty fast; this can definitely be brewed as a double pumpkin
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 09-18-2012 at 06:32 PM
You could thrown some new yeast in the keg, once it's warmed up, but it seems like too much of
a hassle to drop a few more points. If it tastes good, roll with it.I've got a RyePA that
stalled out at ...
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 09-11-2012 at 10:24 PM
I sure hope it was better than their Pumpkinhead. I had one a few years back and couldn't
finish it. A Bud Ice, Bud and Bud Light mixed together would have been more tolerable.I'm
pretty sure I've had...
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 09-11-2012 at 02:31 PM
Leave the spicing the same if you want a subtle, well-balanced spice. If you want a more
over-the-top spiciness, you can up the amounts, but I'm leaving it the same for my imperial
samhain ale.Would y...
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 09-07-2012 at 10:06 PM
I mentioned it a couple weeks ago but my plan for this year's version of Samhain Pumpkin Ale is
going to get the imperial treatment. I'm also going to add a bit of vanilla butter and nut
flavoring at ...
Posted in thread: Denver CMC group grain buy # 5 on 10-25-2011 at 08:51 PM
I think the grains are smaller than I'm used to; next time I'll tighten up my mill. I still
can't believe the drop in efficiency.
Posted in thread: Denver CMC group grain buy # 5 on 10-25-2011 at 04:03 PM
Is anyone having efficiency/extraction issues with their recently purchased CMC grain? My
numbers used to be 80%, now with the CMC I'm getting 60s or lower. Let me know if it is just me
or if I should...