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Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale No Signs of Fermentation on 12-23-2008 at 05:52 AM
I used canned pumpkin, the brand that yuri recommended, can't remember which one but it was
100% pumpking but I'm not sure about the preservatives.Edit - Brand is Libby's
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale No Signs of Fermentation on 12-23-2008 at 05:48 AM
I brewed Yuri's Thunderstruck Pumpkin ale last Friday and now find myself in an awkward
situation. I had to leave town on Saturday so I assumed it would be alright and fermentation
would take place. W...
Posted in thread: Siphoning a spiced beer on 12-14-2008 at 03:49 PM
I just bottle my first beer which is a spiced holiday ale. I have an autosiphon and that did a
good job of keeping the spices out.
Posted in thread: Head retention on 12-04-2008 at 05:35 AM
Carapils/dextrin help out with head retention too if you use it as a specialty grain. I've seen
people use 1/2 lb. in a 5 gallon batch
Posted in thread: Naming of brews on 11-27-2008 at 06:40 PM
Here's one I got....Jacques Cousteau's Flacid Beige Polecat PilsnerDon't know if I'd drink this
Posted in thread: Just arrived 1st question on 11-27-2008 at 04:42 AM
I got a true brew kit too for my first kit. I haven't used the c-brite but I did buy some star
san. I went ahead and spent the money on the 32 oz bottle. It costs a lot up front but I can
usually get ...
Posted in thread: 72 hrs and it's still at 1.020. on 11-24-2008 at 05:05 PM
I checked my first batch yesterday because I hadn't seen any air lock activity in 4 or 5 days
and the gravity was 1.020. I put the lid back on took out the air lock and covered with some
Posted in thread: does this look like a decent starter brew kit? on 11-23-2008 at 09:40 PM
The pictures and item descriptions don't match up when I look at them. If you get this kit make
sure it's got a bottle capper and bottle caps and not corks, unless you want to cork the beer.
Posted in thread: First batch sour taste on 11-23-2008 at 06:13 PM
So I brewed my first batch about 9 days ago. It was a AHS kit and was recommended to stay in
the primary for 2 weeks before bottling so it has got some time till it should be bottled.
Anyway, I decide...
Posted in thread: Worts smell the same on 11-22-2008 at 03:48 AM
So I finished brewing my 2nd batch today. This time I brewed a variation of Revvy's Old Bog
Road Brown Ale. My first batch was the AHS our special holiday ale and now I have an
interesting question. B...