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Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 09-11-2011 at 12:58 AM
Just crushed my grain for this one this afternoon, going to make it for the second time
tomorrow morning. Hopefully I'll have better efficiency after crushing it myself this time.
Will try to take pic...
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-21-2010 at 02:41 AM
CP username = icebrain
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-28-2010 at 11:54 PM
Well, I gave in and tried one... it's still a little green, but I'm impressed at how well it
turned out given my undershot efficiency. It's smooth and still has a malty taste; the pumpkin
and spice is...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-24-2010 at 01:21 PM
I just bottled mine Wednesday night, when I should have been doing homework (hooray grad school
:rolleyes:). The hops seemed to be more prominent, and there was a ton of sludge left in the
bottom of t...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 09-26-2010 at 10:27 PM
How'd it go icebrain? Hope you remembered the rice hulls.Well, it looks and smells great... but
my process could probably still use some improvement.I lost a lot of the foamy stuff at the
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 09-26-2010 at 02:43 AM
About to try this one tomorrow morning. It'll be my second all-grain attempt; hopefully it goes
better than my first (undershot efficiency by about 25%).
Posted in thread: Unopened grains - still good? on 08-16-2010 at 01:39 AM
Thanks everyone... I'll be using them then.
Posted in thread: Unopened grains - still good? on 08-15-2010 at 03:39 PM
I purchased a bunch of chocolate malt and 60L last year, but didn't get a chance to use them.
All of it is still sealed and unopened, and uncrushed. THey've been stored in a dark cupboard
in a cool ar...
Posted in thread: Temperature control on 03-31-2009 at 03:11 AM
I could just be missing something, but how the heck do you guys control your temperatures? I
have a very hard time keeping things within a 20-degree range, much less down to a range of 1
or 2 degrees....
Posted in thread: Cherry Wit on 01-28-2009 at 01:09 AM
I'm working on this one right now; threw the cherries in a blender and used the resulting
slurry in the secondary. It went from amberish to dark red. Though, it appears the cherry juice