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  • Jackson County, Iowa
  • Brewing,BBQing,astronomy
  • Mark
  • American Rye
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  • Posted in thread: Man Mug Giveaway - Open to All on 11-06-2014 at 12:07 AM

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-28-2014 at 10:30 PM
    Wow, I've never heard of that happening with this brew. I hope it all works out well.Me too too. But remember, I tweaked your recipe a bit and used 7 lbs of pumpkin. I only
    did a 45 minute...

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-27-2014 at 11:31 AM
    I brewed a batch of this this weekend. WHAT A PIA!!!!!! Stuck sparge from hell!!!! I don't know
    it there are enough rice hulls on the face of God's green earth to let this one flow. I used
    1.25 lbs......

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin in primary? on 10-25-2014 at 01:41 PM
    Okay...thanks guys. Doing a pumpkin beer this weekend, and want to keep it in a primary. Just
    didn't know how well it works.

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin in primary? on 10-24-2014 at 11:55 AM
    Has anyone ever tried it? Personally, if someone isn't harvesting the yeast, I don't see why it
    wouldn't be ok. But thought I would ask if someone else has done it first.

  • Posted in thread: Guide to Making a Frozen Yeast Bank on 10-24-2014 at 11:19 AM
    Only problem with this is you spend more on starter ingredients than you would on a fresh pack
    of yeast. When you do your next batch of beer, just bump up the batch size by 4 to 6 cups.
    After you spar...

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-21-2014 at 10:25 PM
    Not enough rice hulls for that amount of pumpkin imo. Stuck run-off galore!I'm pretty sure the
    molasses with the additional pumpkin you are adding will maybe make it taste more pumkiny, but
    you're add...

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-21-2014 at 11:30 AM
    Getting ready for brewing this weekend. I already have my yeast starter of 1056 ready to pitch.
    Here I am getting the pumpkin ready for baking. I will actually bake it a few times (at least
    twice) in ...

  • Posted in thread: Still new and trying to get educated on 10-19-2014 at 01:14 PM
    Just a quick reply to the title of your thread.....I don't think you will EVER stop learning in
    this hobby. There is always some way to advance/ techniques, hop and yeast
    varieties. But,...

  • Posted in thread: Share your bad brewing ideas! on 10-18-2014 at 02:33 PM
    I did a "Lemon-coconut cream ale". Used sorachi ace and lemon peel....but also used toasted
    coconut flakes. Sure, it sounds yummy. But the coconut left the beer soooooo bitter. There was
    no way to sal...


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