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Posted in thread: BU:GU Ratio Accuracy/Helpfulness on 05-05-2013 at 04:16 PM
I have been looking over the BU:GU ratios and I understand the concept. What I don't understand
is where different styles fall on the chart. To me, an IPA is more bitter and less sweet than a
IIPA. I ...
Posted in thread: Bottled my pumpkin ale last night. on 10-25-2012 at 03:23 AM
That looks really nice. I am going to have to remember black strap when I am brewing. I can see
what that would lend to a pumpkin brew.I tested a bottle of pumpkin ale we made this weekend
from an ale...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 10-25-2012 at 03:13 AM
Well, I feel silly being the person to post the last three responses . . . Anyway, how long you
guys letting this one condition? I left it in primary for 15 days, moved to secondary on Sept
27th for 2...
Posted in thread: Gravity way lower than predicted on 09-27-2012 at 03:27 AM
How the hell does this happen!? I made this recipe ( and for some reason the original gravity
came out way too low. I wanted this to be a stronger beer, but I am going to end up with a
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-10-2012 at 01:59 AM
Here's another question on this. What kind of FG are you guys hitting? I want this beer to be a
dessert beer, but I don't want the mouthfeel and sweetness to be cloying. My hopville recipe
states the ...
Posted in thread: I want to make a kick ass Pumpkin Ale... on 09-07-2012 at 05:47 PM
Hey Davida,There is another pumpkin thread just below this one now. I was just thinking of
adding molasses (it's what gives the brown sugar the flavor, so why not add a little more
directly?). Have yo...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-07-2012 at 05:39 PM
I am getting ready to brew this again this weekend and am very excited. I am going to basically
use the same recipe as last year but cut the IBUs, increase the roasted pumpkin/squash (I think
Posted in thread: Foam!!!! on 04-29-2012 at 07:52 PM
Put your gas line on a liquid disconnect, and turn the pressure down to 4-5psi. Connect it to
the liquid out post, and pull the pressure relief valve for 20-30 seconds while letting the gas
Posted in thread: Foam!!!! on 04-29-2012 at 03:15 PM
Thanks Yooper, I suppose there is no chance I can release enough CO2 by this afternoon, right?
From what I have seen it takes a couple days? I have a friends party I wanted to bring it to
Posted in thread: Foam!!!! on 04-29-2012 at 01:31 PM
So I am having some trouble as well. I have probably overcarbed my beer, and when I pour I am
getting all foam as well. The difference being, I am getting very little carbonation out of the