mjdonnelly68

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  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on Autumn Butternut Squash Beer on 09-17-2016 at 08:08 PM
    mjdonnelly - that's almost a hopped sweet potato wineyou're making there, from what I can
    tell...no? I know you havesome grains in there...but you're getting 86% of your
    fermentationfrom your potato, ...

  • Posted in thread: balloon for an airlock? on 09-17-2016 at 12:09 PM
    You could use a ballon for a condom too but why risk it?

  • Posted in thread: Need Cigar Recommendation for Tomorrow on 09-17-2016 at 12:05 PM
    Second this - Hemingway Short Story is my all time favorite smoke.But trying to recommend a
    cigar to smoke is like trying to recommend a woman to date. You're almost always better off
    discovering one ...

  • Posted in thread: Starsan Caps $uck! on 09-17-2016 at 12:00 PM
    Absolutely an issue. Always happens to me even when I try to be careful.

  • Posted in thread: Need some more equipment for brewing on 09-17-2016 at 03:23 AM
    Shout out in support of Rebel Brewers. Those guys rock.

  • Posted in thread: Peanut Butter Cup Stout -- Need for secondary? on 09-17-2016 at 03:18 AM
    Get ready for a serious amount of trub and sludge in your primary when you add that PB2 powder.
    I'd transfer it to secondary just to make room.

  • Posted in thread: When to add pumpkin/other gourd on 09-17-2016 at 03:15 AM
    I usually pick up some pie pumpkins (they're smaller and rounder), cut them up and then roast
    them in the oven gut side up at 325 degrees until they begin to caramelize. Then I scape the
    pumpkin guts ...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on Autumn Butternut Squash Beer on 09-12-2016 at 01:36 AM
    Would you mind sharing your recipe? I'm looking to make a sweet potato brew.Sure thing.I brew 6
    gallon batches and normally use a minimum of 4lbs of sweet potato. I cut them in half and then
    put them ...

  • Posted in thread: Citrus Cream Ale - Advice Needed on 09-12-2016 at 01:23 AM
    Cream Ale for a kids birthday - good on you!If you're going to lean that heavily on 6-row malt
    (as opposed to 2-row) I'd factor in a 90 minute boil to mitigate the possibility of DMS.Good
    luck!

  • Posted in thread: First Holiday Brew on 09-12-2016 at 01:18 AM
    I can't say that I've had slow or low fermentations because of a particular ingredient but I
    can tell you this: the absence of an observed krausen is in NO WAY an indication of a problem.
    The only way...

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