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Posted in thread: Yeast starter for Hefe on 07-12-2015 at 08:41 PM
So I brewed a rather standard hefeweizen, and made a simple 1L starter, using Wyeast 3068
Weihenstephan. I ended up with about 5G of wort into the fermenter. Added the yeast starter,
Posted in thread: Mango Saison Learning curve on 07-12-2015 at 08:36 PM
So I forgot about this thread for a bit. After 6 weeks in the fermenter, with 2 of those being
on the mango, I transferred to corny keg. This is my first kegging experience since I built my
Posted in thread: Mango Saison Learning curve on 06-05-2015 at 10:32 PM
Is there a reason not to macerate the mango first?I'd think it would significantly increase the
extract of all that mango goodness...Cheers!No reason in particular. I looked around different
Posted in thread: Mango Saison Learning curve on 06-05-2015 at 10:19 PM
I use the carboy so that I can see whats going on inside. Its fun to watch. Also, I like to use
a large blowoff tube to prevent any possible issues with clogging the airlock. Came in very
handy when I...
Posted in thread: Mango Saison Learning curve on 06-05-2015 at 02:46 PM
wow a mango saison sounds pretty awesome. Please report back how it turns out. I need to brew a
fruit beer for a club competition in September. It's still pretty hot here in Sept so I could
Posted in thread: Mango Saison Learning curve on 06-05-2015 at 02:32 PM
So I brewed a Saison about 3 weeks ago, and today I added the mango that I planned on adding.
Well I always ferment for 4 weeks in a carboy. Well for some reason I thought the opening on
the carboy wa...
Posted in thread: Vodka to soak vanilla beans on 11-05-2014 at 02:11 AM
I used 2, 3, 4 beans on 3 different batches. I liked 3 beans for consumption 3 weeks after
bottling. The vanilla flavor fades fast.
Posted in thread: Vodka to soak vanilla beans on 11-01-2014 at 06:18 PM
How much vodka did you use? I soaked vanilla beans in vodka for a vanilla pumpkin porter. Put
them in primary for 1 week, then bottled. After 2 weeks in the bottle for carbing, it was
delicious and di...
Posted in thread: She made me do it... on 09-06-2014 at 01:34 AM
I have made 3 pumpkin beers. As far as someone stating sparge nightmare, add 1 lb of rice hulls
to the mash. No worries. ;-) Happy Brewing!
Posted in thread: Big Beer! Fermentation.... WOW on 11-12-2013 at 04:02 PM
Thanks for the reassurance. I have a love/hate relationship with the feeling of not knowing how
it turns out till its bottled. haha.