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Posted in thread: Banana Creme Ale on 03-20-2014 at 03:49 AM
OK well since I started this thread I brewed a 1.5 gal batch, all grain, and what I have here
is a WINNER in my opinion. I only got about 12 bottles out of this and the first one was a
little light on...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin in Secondary? on 09-17-2013 at 02:36 AM
I added (2) 30oz cans of Libbys Easy Pumpkin Pie Mix to my 5 gallon batch of Brewers Best
Pumpkin Porter. This is basically puree that has already been spiced with
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 08-02-2013 at 05:09 AM
What about using brown sugar instead of dextrose? For an applie pie kinda flavor?I was actually
thinking the same thing, maybe even caramelize the brown sugar, and then dump with the apple
juice to pr...
Posted in thread: Outdoor Gourmet 30qt pot - Anyone have this? on 05-21-2013 at 06:29 AM
Did it come with a thermometer? Says on the site one is included but a few reviews say its only
the pot. Thanks.Yeah it came with a thermometer (with clip), Cajun injector applicator/needle,
Posted in thread: When to add spices during boil to get the most flavor? on 05-20-2013 at 04:31 AM
I guess another good question would be...What is the logic behind the 15 minute boil when
adding spice/flavors? Are we boiling to release flavors, or just to sanitize those added
ingredients?Will I ge...
Posted in thread: When to add spices during boil to get the most flavor? on 05-20-2013 at 04:22 AM
Thanks for the quick responses, I totally forgot about bittering hops vs. flavoring hops vs.
aroma hops...ha I'm still learning.Woozy's reply makes perfect sense. Here is another question:
Once the sp...
Posted in thread: Outdoor Gourmet 30qt pot - Anyone have this? on 05-20-2013 at 01:42 AM
Anybody use one of these to do their boils in?I found this Outdoor Gourmet, 30qt Aluminum Pot
at Academy Sports for 19.99...which I thought was a pretty good deal.I bought one, and when I
unpacked it ...
Posted in thread: When to add spices during boil to get the most flavor? on 05-20-2013 at 01:31 AM
I have a pretty simple question here, hopefully someone can help me with.I've noticed that on
most of the extract kits, the directions normally recommend adding spices and other flavoring
Posted in thread: Now I'm really confused about cooling wort on 05-15-2013 at 04:33 AM
Thanks everyone. Whether the batch turns out badly or not, relaxing can only help! I should
chill-out-and-have-a-beer (COHAB).But for my future attempts, what's the view on John Palmer's
Posted in thread: Beer has a distinct alcohol taste on 05-15-2013 at 04:26 AM
The high fermentation temp totally slipped my mind and we did have a hot flash, it was in the
high 80s outside for a day or two and I remember the ferm temp being around 74F. The water I am
using is f...