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Posted in thread: Adding Liqueur at Secondary to Maple Syrup Dark Ale on 11-11-2012 at 06:10 PM
Hi All,I am brewing a Maple Syrup Dark Ale (Midwest kit) and have read a lot of posts about the
maple flavoring not being present when using maple syrup in recipes since the yeast eats up
most of the ...
Posted in thread: Pumkin Ale on 08-31-2012 at 03:00 PM
Use fresh pumpkin if possible, canned pumpkin creates more of a mess and is difficult to
contain in grain bags. I just brewed the Midwest pumpkin kit and the canned pumpkin left about
2 inches of trub...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale Questions on 08-31-2012 at 02:07 PM
Sorry for going off topic, but is that a fermometer strip on the inside of your bucket that I
see?Yes, when I first started brewing I thought that it was supposed to go on the inside
(amateur move- pr...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale Questions on 08-29-2012 at 03:52 PM
I'd recommend leaving the lid on as much as possible- tempting to look, I know, but every time
you open the lid you put the beer at risk. I've currently got a pumpkin ale in secondary
(Midwest kit) an...
Posted in thread: Racking Pumpkin to Secondary- Question on Adding More Spices on 08-24-2012 at 02:49 PM
I am planning on brewing that midwest kit this weekend.I think I am going to use canned pumpkin
in the boil but am concerned about running that wort through my counterflow chiller.
Posted in thread: Racking Pumpkin to Secondary- Question on Adding More Spices on 08-22-2012 at 10:31 PM
Awesome, thanks for the quick help! Will try this and update with results.
Posted in thread: Racking Pumpkin to Secondary- Question on Adding More Spices on 08-22-2012 at 09:06 PM
Hi All,First post, longtime lurker. You all are very helpful and I appreciate all of the great
info I've gotten from here! That said, here is my current situation-I just took a hydrometer
reading of m...