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  • Posted in thread: Sanitizing Grapefruit Zest on 11-02-2014 at 08:45 PM
    That wouldnt be a horrible idea, but ive had success with adding the zest at flameout. If the
    wort is hot enough you dont necessarily need to sanitize

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin in the Boil on 09-09-2014 at 06:13 PM
    If i choose to add pumpkin puree to my boil is this going to add fermentables instead of
    flavor? Should i add it in the secondary instead?Does anyone have experience doing both?

  • Posted in thread: sun while fermentation? on 09-09-2014 at 06:09 PM
    I agree with giraffe.I once fermented some mead in the summer sunlight outside and it turned
    out supurb. But that could be because i was fermenting champagne yeast which needs a high
    temperature to fe...

  • Posted in thread: Your Best Pumpkin Ale Recipe on 09-08-2014 at 01:09 AM
    Yeah thats what i was curious about adding it in the boil seems like a lot of the flavor would
    be eaten by the yeast given pumpkins sugar content.

  • Posted in thread: Your Best Pumpkin Ale Recipe on 09-07-2014 at 07:46 PM
    Interesting that all your spices are secondary. Why didn't you use any purée in the boil?

  • Posted in thread: Your Best Pumpkin Ale Recipe on 09-07-2014 at 06:47 PM
    Its that time of year again! Im going to be brewing my first pumpkin ale soon and i wanted to
    see what everyones favorite recipes are.I work at a bakery and have plenty of access to
    pumpkin, brown sug...

  • Posted in thread: Midnight On The Pumpkin Patch on 09-05-2014 at 01:17 AM
    Im excited to see how this turns out. Did you make any kind of yeast starter? Can you go into
    more detail about this funkiness you've been tasting?

  • Posted in thread: Imperial Rye with Coffee on 08-25-2014 at 07:55 PM
    Below is a recipe im going to brew tomorrow. Im interested mostly in how much coffee i should
    add to give it a nice, round character.Batch size is 5 gal7# Pale7# Rye.5# munich.25# c90 .25#
    biscuit.5# ...

  • Posted in thread: Rye in a Dubbel on 08-23-2014 at 07:14 PM
    At 1 pound you wont taste much rye. Also, consider flaked rye.

  • Posted in thread: A Strange Yeast Smell on 05-12-2014 at 10:27 PM
    thanks for the advice, jayslay!I'm (relatively) new to this. Hopefully the beer will turn out
    okay, i've probably under pitched in worse ways. but in the future i'll definitely be more