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Posted in thread: Pumpkin juice reduction for a Pumpkin Ale on 09-13-2012 at 05:41 PM
The roasting process evaporates water, so afterward, you're left with mostly solid puree...
very little liquid.obbrews, I picked up a LARGE fairytale pumpkin and did the deed with 1/4 of
it. You were ...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin juice reduction for a Pumpkin Ale on 08-16-2012 at 09:39 PM
I'm going to do a test run on the reduction method as soon as pumpkins show up on the market
and see what comes out on the other end so to speak. I do plan on roasting it before it hits
Posted in thread: Pumpkin juice reduction for a Pumpkin Ale on 08-16-2012 at 08:36 PM
Last year after roasting pumpkin for a batch of ale I ended up with about 2 cups of run off in
the roasting pans that I decided to boil down to a reduction. The end result had a sweet
Posted in thread: How fast can I flip a Wit? on 04-13-2011 at 06:53 AM
LOL, just took a final reading while kegging. 7.0 brix, 1.010 SG. That puts OG at 1.057, which
makes a lot more sense.Either way, this girl be done!Ohm and kegged ;-)
Posted in thread: How fast can I flip a Wit? on 04-13-2011 at 04:40 AM
Just fished out a sample for the refractometer, 7.5 brix. With the OG, Beer Smith thinks its at
1.005 and 8.69% ABV :drunk:The low gravity isn't totally surprising with me mashing in on the
low side, ...
Posted in thread: Dragonfruit Blonde on 04-12-2011 at 11:03 PM
Here is the recipe I made if you want any additional inspiration:Opuntia de Garde* Mini mash
*0.50 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine0.50 lb Honey Malt0.50 lb Pale Malt (2 Row)0.50 lb White Wheat Malt*
Boil *3.15 ...
Posted in thread: Dragonfruit Blonde on 04-12-2011 at 10:30 PM
I thought about this a bit more. Dragon fruit and prickly pear are pretty damn similar.A dead
simple recipe would be:6.60 lb Wheat Liquid Extract1.00 oz Hallertauer (60 min)Any liquid
Belgian Wit yeas...
Posted in thread: How fast can I flip a Wit? on 04-12-2011 at 10:02 PM
All you need to do now, is make a "panty-dropper" label for your tap handle!:rockin:That could
be a very interestingly shaped tap handle...
Posted in thread: Dragonfruit Blonde on 04-12-2011 at 09:53 PM
I just taped a wheat based Biere de Guard that had 1/2gal of home squeezed prickly pear juice
added to secondary. The only special prep I did to the fruit was to sanitize it at 160f for 30
min.I'm a b...
Posted in thread: Whirlpooling has NEVER created a Trub Cone on 04-12-2011 at 09:34 PM
I managed to more or less form one this weekend, but I would call it more of a mound than cone.
One thing I did do that helped a ton was to use a 5 gallon paint strainer bag to hold the hops