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Posted in thread: Spice Tea Timing on 08-29-2011 at 03:40 AM
Contemplating the same thing. Just brewed a Pumpkin Porter during the hurricane. It's bubbling
away right now. I was thinking about racking to secondary on top of a pumpkin spice tea for
Posted in thread: One step sanitizer and bottling on 08-10-2011 at 03:10 AM
You get that white film when you use oxygen products like oxiclean and don't rinse the item
well enough.In my opinion, putting the bottles in the oven is a bit much. When I bottled I
would let me bott...
Posted in thread: One step sanitizer and bottling on 08-10-2011 at 02:58 AM
Not sure scientifically speaking but I'm sure someone will weigh in. I personally wouldn't feel
comfortable using them. I think what you did was a little excessive. I would start over. Good
Posted in thread: Where the heck do you get canned pumpkin? on 08-09-2011 at 01:35 AM
+1 for sweet potato as a substitute. I just made a thunderstruck ale variant and couldn't find
any canned pumpkin either (well, I did at Whole Foods, but I'm too frugal to use organic
pumpkin!), so I ...
Posted in thread: Where the heck do you get canned pumpkin? on 08-08-2011 at 03:18 AM
Think I'll be hunting for some cans in S. Jersey soon.. I'm thinking Whole Foods for organic
canned pumpkin, or maybe Wegman's... Maybe Trader Joe's
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 08-06-2011 at 07:04 AM
Its been about 15 batches since I did this one. Those who like stouts enjoyed it but I thought
it was funky from the yeast. That being said if I were to do it again I'd rack to secondary
this time. I'...
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 08-06-2011 at 05:16 AM
I brewed this on Wednesday. Everything went as smooth as could be..except...I forgot to take a
gravity reading before I sealed the lid and put the air lock in. haha. No biggie. I steeped the
Posted in thread: Noob Secondary Question on 08-03-2011 at 03:59 AM
Or do what most people here do, don't rack at all. Leave for two, three, dare I say four weeks.
Then bottle.I want to see the gallup poll!! :D
Posted in thread: To secondary or not secondary on 08-03-2011 at 03:49 AM
I don't secondary any more. It seems like extra work. I give it three weeks and give the yeast
a chance to clean up after themselves. There are two sides to this issue and many people are
Posted in thread: Ideas for fall beers? on 08-03-2011 at 02:33 AM