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Posted in thread: Formaldehyde Pumpkin ale on 11-26-2013 at 03:55 PM
Thank you Darwin18, that was one of my thoughts too. The main point behind asking was in
regards to US-05 as much as anything. I've fermented with Wyeast 1056 in the same room with
even warmer temps a...
Posted in thread: Formaldehyde Pumpkin ale on 11-25-2013 at 10:53 PM
The extract actually tastes pretty darn good. I tried it in some light beer and it gives a
really nice pumpkin flavor. I've ruled the extract out, as the beer had the dreadful smell
before I ever put ...
Posted in thread: Formaldehyde Pumpkin ale on 11-25-2013 at 09:56 PM
I was wrong all the way around. I looked back at my notes and the mash temp was 159. I was
trying to get some sweetness out of it. Nice catch!
Posted in thread: Formaldehyde Pumpkin ale on 11-25-2013 at 09:15 PM
I mashed it at 164 and it fermented in a room that has an ambient temp of 65 degrees max. I
brewed an IPA the same day, and fermented in the same place that turned out amazing. As for the
trub, it was...
Posted in thread: Formaldehyde Pumpkin ale on 11-25-2013 at 06:49 PM
So I brewed my first ever pumpkin ale. After 3 weeks in the fermentor, I kegged it. I let it
force carb and poured a pint over the weekend. It tasted awful! I've never drank formaldehyde,
but I can't ...
Posted in thread: Surly Darkness Swap on 11-14-2013 at 09:58 PM
I have a bomber of Surly Darkness, their Limited Edition Imperial Stout. I really want to trade
if for New Belgium's "California Route Lager." I guess it's super limited and comes in
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 10-03-2013 at 12:01 AM
I'm making a second attempt brewing this up this weekend. Crashed and burned on the first one.
Stuck sparge with the pumpkin in the mash. I'm throwing it in the boil late this time.In
regards to those...
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-10-2013 at 09:06 PM
I think I've found the secret to cloning this beer: Pumpkin Pie Extract. I've tried several
clone attempts with different variations on recipes in this forum, and the big thing I've
noticed is that al...
Posted in thread: Low final gravity question on 09-09-2013 at 09:05 PM
I am curious as well. I had a similar situation where two batches went down that far. Still
drinkable, but all I taste are hops. No real body at all.
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-05-2013 at 05:26 PM
Alright, I am going to finally brew up an attempted clone this weekend. 14 lbs 2-row1 lb
biscuit2 large cans pumpkin pureelots of rice hullsmash at 155 for 60 min (puree in strike
water).5 oz magnum a...