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Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-16-2015 at 01:56 PM
American 2-row or American Pale malt will do fine. They have a diastatic power of about 130.
You want to have a minimum of 30 per lb of mash ingredients. 6-row has a DP more like
160.Canadian grains s...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 08:32 PM
The pumpkin contains a lot of unfermentable starch. You need to mash it with some malt to
convert the starch to sugar so the yeast can eat it. 6 row malts typically can convert more
starches to sugars...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 07:04 PM
Any other brand 6-row, or any other brand 2-row.Why the need for 6-row? What type of recipe are
you using? Please post it.Not sure why the need. It's Northern Brewers pumpkin extract kit.
Uses 6.30 lb...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 06:01 PM
Getting another pumpkin ale going this weekend. Instructions say that if adding real pumpkin, I
need to also add 2 lbs rahr 6 row. My LHBS does not have rahr 6 row. Is there something I can
Posted in thread: Day before bottling day - Need Assistance Please on 09-04-2015 at 02:54 PM
Still bubbling at 8 per minute? Nope...let that sit another 2 weeks. You will be just fine.
Posted in thread: Do I release pressure from keg before tapping? on 09-04-2015 at 01:24 PM
I've had a pumpkin ale sugar conditioning in a keg for 4 weeks now. Tomorrow it will get hooked
up to gas for serving.Question......do I relieve pressure from keg before putting it on gas, or
Posted in thread: serving PSI after sugar carbonation on 08-26-2015 at 07:12 PM
I currently have a pumpkin ale carbonating in a keg. I had added sugar to the keg for sugar
carbonation. Once ready to go on tap (about another 2 weeks), do I leave my serving PSI at 10,
or do I lower...
Posted in thread: Do brewers list grains in order of %? on 08-18-2015 at 04:51 PM
When looking at the grain ingrediants on a bottle of beer, do brewers list the grains in order
of % of the grain bill or is it just any random order?I ask, as I'm attempting a Schlafly
pumpkin clone a...
Posted in thread: keg gas in line popet gets stuck! on 08-16-2015 at 06:52 PM
Just leave it on the gas and fix the leg when it's kicked.If you must take it off gas there are
two options. (1) release the pressure and fix the post or (2) jumper the beer to another kegNot
on gas y...
Posted in thread: keg gas in line popet gets stuck! on 08-16-2015 at 12:50 PM
I've had that happen before. Usually a bit of keg lube on the poppet will help ensure it seats
properly. If that doesn't work, I'd go with what govner1 said and replace the
poppet.ugggh....beer is alr...