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Posted in thread: Not enough pumpkin spice on 11-17-2012 at 02:32 AM
Try making a tea (with fresh spices) and adding it to the kegged beer, then recarb. You can add
a little bit at a time to get the flavor you want. Be careful when making the spice tea. 160F
for 20 min...
Posted in thread: Too close of a call for my liking. on 10-21-2012 at 07:34 PM
Banjo Burner. Don't cut corners on price when it comes to beer equipment. You will only end up
buying twice or getting hurt. Also a really nice one is Blichmann. Save up and do it right.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale on 10-21-2012 at 07:29 PM
Be patient. My first pumpkin took almost 3 months with Nottingham. I took it out of secondary
too soon (I was very new at this) and then it over carbonated. It finally settled down at close
to a year!
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Posted in thread: Guinness Draught Clone on 10-12-2012 at 02:43 AM
I have let this age a bit in the keg tasting it once a week or so, it is a good stout, but even
with nitro, it is not a true clone, just my 2 centsI made a sweet stout on 08/2012. I placed
Posted in thread: Beersmith calc problems on 10-12-2012 at 02:04 AM
I get frustrated with it also. I just use Tasty Brew and Beercalculus and I get an estimate of
all three. Look at "Total Efficiency" under "Design" and play with the % if you get something
that is way...
Posted in thread: Propane Burner on 10-11-2012 at 12:29 AM
I use a Bayou KAB4 for a 10 gallon pot and it rocks. I also use it to ah... distill "water" and
it does a great job. On the higher end $$$, I would have liked the Blichmann with the wall all
the way u...
Posted in thread: How do you know what is a specialty grain vs normal grains on 10-09-2012 at 01:59 AM
You need to see these grains over and over in catalogs or go online and look at the different
malts. You will become familiar in time with many of the more commonly used malts. Base=mashing
Posted in thread: Wife got me a MR. Beer Kit. Now what? on 10-09-2012 at 01:48 AM
Before purchasing any brewing equipment I read a book on home brewing. Something like but not
limited to "The Brewmaster's Bible" is a good start. This will give you an idea as to what
equipment you w...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Porter on 10-06-2012 at 01:29 AM
I agree. 2 tablespoons of pumpkin spice powder. I added a bag with (3)nutmeg, (6)allspice, and
(5)cloves and (4) three inch cinnamon sticks to the last 15 minutes of the boil. Of the 2
brands of spice...