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Posted in thread: keg vs kettle on 02-17-2014 at 06:27 PM
I'm planning a 1/2bbl system in the near future. Would be bigger but space is something I have
little of. I've read some information about converting kegs for the HLT, MT and BK but the
grain bed can ...
Posted in thread: adding canned apricots and sugar question on 10-08-2013 at 12:14 PM
I'm adding apricot to a not quite pale before bottling. Question is, on the can shows 3 grams
of sugar and 3.5 servings per can. I'm guessing if the corn sugar ratio for carbing isn't right
I could en...
Posted in thread: Wicked Pickle - Cucumber Pale Ale on 09-23-2013 at 07:54 PM
I made a cuke beer this summer, I also used fresh picked cukes. I found that over time the
cukiness would start turning bad like a cuke does when left out in the open. The first few days
tasted great ...
Posted in thread: maple flavor on 09-10-2013 at 07:54 PM
I got it in seed form from my local health food store, natural living center. Was a few bucks
Posted in thread: maple flavor on 09-04-2013 at 12:07 PM
Its such a strong spice, I dont suspect it would fade much. Mine was gone in two weeks ;)
Posted in thread: maple flavor on 09-03-2013 at 11:25 AM
Right, but again, depends on how strong you want the maple flavor. I thought half teaspoon per
gallon would give a hint of maple but was more like drinking carbonated maple syrup without the
Posted in thread: maple flavor on 09-02-2013 at 01:38 PM
This is a good guess. since the spice/seeds were so potent, I didnt crush them. Tossed about
half a teaspoon for a gallon in a brown ale at 15 mins left in the boil. Came out good and
Posted in thread: maple flavor on 09-01-2013 at 11:59 PM
I made a brew this year with fenugreek. Definate maple flavor. It is a potent spice so use it
Posted in thread: Key lime Pie Ale Recipe on 07-03-2013 at 12:13 PM
Ive read somewhere, I think for a smores brew, adding some graham crackers in the mash might
help with that "pie" flavor and thicker mouth feel. I would avoid the cinnamon drenched
crackers if possibl...
Posted in thread: First bottle bomb on 06-17-2013 at 12:49 AM
Truly a mystery. I had another brew that was like popping a shaken champagne bottle. I put 2
cups of arizona iced tea mix in the fermenter after a pilsner grain mash. That I could
understand with all ...