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Posted in thread: Another "adding pumpkin to mash" question... on 10-06-2012 at 08:11 PM
I also used 8 - 15 oz cans for a 10 gal batch. I spread across a few baking pans and baked
until browning on edges and a lot of the moisture had evaporated. I did this the night before
and just covere...
Posted in thread: I was thinking blueberry stout? on 08-29-2012 at 05:43 AM
Not sure of your questions as stated, but if you're looking to add fresh blueberries, I would
freeze them first (to partially sanitize and to help break down the fruit's cell walls), thaw
and add to t...
Posted in thread: I was thinking blueberry stout? on 08-29-2012 at 05:27 AM
Adding fruit before primary fermentation will leave you with less than desirable results. The
yeast will consume all of the fructose very quickly and the vigorous fermentation (as well as
the boil if ...
Posted in thread: Keg conditioning 4 gallons in a 5 gallon keg on 07-26-2012 at 05:30 AM
I took the tube from my bottling wand, disconnected the spring apparatus from the bottom so I
have only the tube, wedge it into my picnic tap, drop the pressure really low and use that to
bottle from ...
Posted in thread: Who is your brewing partner? on 07-24-2012 at 01:29 AM
I also prefer to brew alone. It's not that I don't like the company, it's just that I like the
chance to put all my thought into brewing. I definitely prefer to enjoy the fruit of the
harvest with my ...
Posted in thread: 30 min boil for hop bursted extract IPA? on 07-01-2012 at 11:38 PM
Does this method lead to a higher possibility of DMS in the final beer due to less boiling
time? I've never boiled for less than 60 min so I have no experience.
Posted in thread: **Beewing in barrels*** on 07-01-2012 at 08:11 PM
I doubt one bee wing in your barrel will hurt anything. :cross:
Posted in thread: 9 weeks plus in primary on 06-10-2012 at 09:01 PM
I'd throw in a few more ounces of hops in both
Posted in thread: First Ipa with Pellets on 06-10-2012 at 08:58 PM
You're good. I never filter out the hops and have ended up with award winning beers. The hop
trub and yeast sediment will compact and when you transfer, will all be left behind.
Posted in thread: My first hefe on 05-03-2012 at 05:06 AM
Looks a little dark to me. Extract brewer?