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Posted in thread: Need pumpkin ale experiences on 10-28-2009 at 01:08 AM
I brewed Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale adding the spice mix at flame-out. Tasted it at bottling
time and couldn't find the spices, so I used the "spice tea" noted on the latest Thunderstruck
recipe edit. ...
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-18-2009 at 06:59 PM
Thanks, Yuri! Tomorrow is brew day for me. Wish me luck!
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 08-10-2009 at 07:00 PM
I'm ready to make this (extract version), but don't you have to mash the biscuit malt? I
thought steeping did nothing for biscuit malt. Mini-mash perhaps?
Posted in thread: Greetings from Lansing, MI on 08-08-2009 at 11:27 PM
Welcome! I'm just next door in East Lansing. Enjoy your first brew!
Posted in thread: Yet another Michigander on 07-18-2009 at 12:37 AM
A very belated welcome! I'm in East Lansing myself. Skip Harpers. Hate it. MBC is pretty close
and pretty good. On your tour of Michigan breweries, don't forget New Holland. Excellent.
Finally, I hear...
Posted in thread: Don't be no fool -- PRINT AND KEEP YOUR RECIPES! on 05-02-2009 at 11:31 PM
Google docs. Or I may just etch each recipe into the side of my carboys. Like the Stanley Cup.
But see through. And more breakable.
Posted in thread: Don't be no fool -- PRINT AND KEEP YOUR RECIPES! on 04-30-2009 at 09:31 PM
Since I've started this "hobby," I've brewed some winners. And I've kept all my recipes on my
computer. Many of these recipes were derived from this site or others with certain tweaks based
on my tast...
Posted in thread: Issues with taking gravity readings from carboy . . . on 04-18-2009 at 02:04 PM
Thanks for the knowledge! I suspected it was a mixing issue, but it's nice to know that other
people encounter the same issue. With a bucket, I can get in there and mix mix mix. But with
the carboy, I...
Posted in thread: Issues with taking gravity readings from carboy . . . on 04-18-2009 at 10:19 AM
I'm an extract brewer that typically ferments in buckets. I used by carboys for other things
(mead, cider, apfelwein, etc.). But the carboys have been free, so I've fermented my last two
batches in th...
Posted in thread: East Lansing ESB on 03-19-2009 at 12:24 AM
Wonderful! :mug:I removed the recipe since I learned after I posted it that only recipes brewed
over and over should be posted. Although I've now brewed this recipe 3 times and can confirm
it's a winn...