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Posted in thread: NB Smashing Pumpkin Ale Question? on 11-19-2010 at 03:41 PM
I used an extra teaspoon of pumpkin spice and it was fine, but some people who had it didn't
realize it was there until i told them it was in there. I've been meaning to do it again but
haven't had th...
Posted in thread: Belgian Beers on 11-08-2010 at 08:18 PM
Right on Burgs. They're not all winners just because they're a certain style. Plus you have to
find out what you like. I even find that my favorites rotate periodically(maybe batch variation
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Oktoberfest Ale on 10-20-2010 at 08:01 PM
Mine turned out great. Probably the best I've made. Unfortunately 5 gallons wasn't close to
enough and it didn't last long. I'm going to have to make at least 10 gallons if not more next
Posted in thread: Rochefort 10 clone on 10-12-2010 at 03:47 PM
How did your brewing go Yotie? Anything to add or any suggestions? I think I might brew this
Posted in thread: Belgian Beers on 08-13-2010 at 09:05 PM
Labatt Blue and Molson Canadian taste like nostalgia to me.Haha, same for me growing up in
Posted in thread: Belgian Beers on 08-13-2010 at 08:36 PM
I love trappist and trappist style beers. Not always though. The first one I ever had was a
Chimay. It overwhelmed my senses that were used to PBR & Miller Lite from college. It took a
while of drinki...
Posted in thread: NB Smashing Pumpkin Ale Question? on 08-06-2010 at 12:59 AM
I baked it, I just meant I didn't caramelize it.
Posted in thread: NB Smashing Pumpkin Ale Question? on 08-05-2010 at 05:21 PM
I used fresh pumpkin when I used this kit, but I can't say I really noticed that it had much
impact(I didn't let it caramelize like SevenFields suggested though). The spices had more of an
impact in m...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin in Mash? on 07-21-2010 at 07:14 PM
i've only done in the mash, but I agree with mrtrav about the spices being the main flavor
Posted in thread: Grewing Yeast from the last drops left in a vial on 07-21-2010 at 06:22 PM
I actually just did this with a white labs vial. Started the starter last Wednesday. I left a
tiny amount in the vial....maybe the amount you could get from one Belgian bottle. I poured
some of wort I...