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Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 11-15-2013 at 05:39 PM
I have been curious about rye beers since tasting a Hoss rye a while back and have been looking
for a good recipe. After looking through all of the posts regarding this recipe I've decided to
give it ...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 11-08-2013 at 06:59 PM
After experiencing a problem getting my batch of pumpkin ale to carbonate properly, I'm finally
going to bottle this coming weekend. Maybe the delay won't be so bad as it is now 8 weeks since
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 11-01-2013 at 04:04 PM
I brewed this recipe almost 5 weeks ago and just racked it from primary to secondary last
weekend. It had a fantastic aroma to it and the S.G. at racking put it at about 7.3% ABV. Truly
a winter warme...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 11-01-2013 at 03:55 PM
Question for the group. I am doing my first pumpkin ale and I've been following the recipes
through many threads. After stopping at my lhbs, the clerk told me it was not even worth
putting pumpkins in...
Posted in thread: Grayslake, Illinois on 10-30-2013 at 07:39 PM
Any homebrew clubs in the Grayslake area?I'm not a member, but there is Babble home brew club.
I noticed your post b/c I also live in Grayslake.I live just south of you guys in Lake Zurich.
Nice to se...
Posted in thread: kegging elitism on 10-30-2013 at 07:31 PM
I have both bottle conditioned and kegged beers and can't tell any real difference, except,
when drinking a freshly keg carbonated brew. When kegging, the rapid injection of CO2 into the
beer will cha...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-30-2013 at 07:07 PM
I brewed the pumpkin ale recipe 6 weeks ago. Racked it into secondary after 3 weeks of primary
and added gelatin last Saturday which brought beautiful clarity to the batch.Racked it into a
keg last ni...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-30-2013 at 06:57 PM
Just brewed this a few days ago smells stellar hit a good OG and is fermenting great I'm
wondering if anyone as used gelatin as a finning agent I used a wirlfloc tab during boil to
help but was wonder...
Posted in thread: Rethinking My Sanitation Practices (Persistent Infection) on 09-30-2013 at 05:12 PM
Update:It has been a few months in the bottles for a beer that was bottled with a boiled bag.
No signs of infection. It appears that the grain bag as filter was the definitive cause. Like
99% of all h...
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 09-30-2013 at 05:00 PM
I did indeed brew this recipe over the weekend. BeerSmith calculated the O.G. at 1.069 and I
hit it spot on. Used 3/4 oz. of ginger root cut up into about 6 cubed pieces. Placed the ginger
root along ...