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Posted in thread: Question about adding Pumpkin Pie spice at bottling on 10-02-2013 at 07:54 PM
Yes, I did. I'd have to check my notes but I think it was about 10 days or so.
Posted in thread: Question about adding Pumpkin Pie spice at bottling on 10-02-2013 at 07:44 PM
I let it sit in the primary for about a week and it's been in the secondary for almost 3 weeks.
I'm fine with adding it directly to the secondary and waiting another week or so, but it will
be more di...
Posted in thread: Question about adding Pumpkin Pie spice at bottling on 10-02-2013 at 07:07 PM
I've done lots of searches and come up with differing opinions on adding pumpkin pie spice at
bottling. Most people say to make a "spiced tea" in boiling water and then add the water a
little at a tim...
Posted in thread: Getting set for Keezer on 07-02-2013 at 08:25 PM
Will probably have better luck in the Beginners Brewing Forum, but here's one that is prewired.
If you are even slightly remotely handy, you can build one for under $30 though.
Posted in thread: General guidelines for re-pitching yeast during bottling? on 06-20-2013 at 09:45 PM
Buy some champagne yeast. Its under a buck. Just sprinkle a quarter packet into your bottling
bucket as you are racking and bottle. It will be fully carbonated in just a few daysChampagne
or wine yeas...
Posted in thread: Maybe I'm looking at this wrong on 06-20-2013 at 09:40 PM
Like I said, I am fairly new and have only made very simple beers. What constitutes a big beer?
I've looked at RIS recipes, bought a couple to try.I am just trying to figure out what my
options are.A ...
Posted in thread: How to add rum soaked oak? on 06-20-2013 at 07:29 PM
Get some medium toast oak chips from your lhbs,or online brewing supply. Soak about 3oz of oak
in 2-3oz's of rum in a airtight container in the fridge during primary fermentation of the
beer. When it'...
Posted in thread: General guidelines for re-pitching yeast during bottling? on 06-20-2013 at 07:23 PM
Are there any general guidelines regarding when it is necessary to re-pitch yeast at bottling
time? I know the longer it sits in the secondary and the higher ABV the beer it is plays a
Posted in thread: Maybe I'm looking at this wrong on 06-20-2013 at 06:33 PM
Sorry about the surgery. Why not try making a bigger beer that takes months to condition
anyways? You could also try making some apfelwein. These are all things that are better the
longer they sit. So...
Posted in thread: Where to (or not to) ferment in an apartment. on 06-20-2013 at 06:29 PM
Anywhere you want. The cooler, darker, and less it will be moved the better. You just want it
to sit there and do it's thing without being disturbed.