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Posted in thread: 1/2 whiskey barrel on 03-29-2013 at 05:07 AM
I think you should send me a half dozen. You can use them for secondary ferm or make a whiskey
Posted in thread: Headed East; Beer Recommendations please. on 12-31-2012 at 07:36 AM
Some states don't allow the sale of cold beer. In Chicago you can. Over the boarder in Indy you
have to buy cold.
Posted in thread: Homebrewer's Lament on 12-23-2012 at 02:54 AM
When I had bacterial pneumonia I couldn't drink for 3 weeks because of the meds. Then I drank
for a week before suffering a major concussion. Didn't drink for 2.5 months after that because
of those cr...
Posted in thread: Comercial Beer Swap on 10-15-2012 at 01:28 AM
I'm from Chicago. Three Floyd's is always around here
Posted in thread: Hello from the Chicago burbs! on 10-14-2012 at 05:56 PM
Welcome! I'm from Mokena on the south side of the chi
Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 10-12-2012 at 01:33 AM
Posted in thread: Midwest Brewing Pumpkin Ale Kit Question on 09-16-2012 at 02:35 AM
Just bottled this kit a few weeks ago. What I did was 2 30oz of pumpkin purée and 1 30oz
pumpkin pie mix. Did 30oz during steep. Then added the ret with 5min left but I added a
teaspoon of vanilla ext...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale on 09-13-2012 at 10:56 PM
I used pumpkin puree again this year but I don't want it to clear.. made it at a 7srm this time
and want it hazy (no finnings) so it should be the color of a bright pumpkin and pop when the
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale on 09-13-2012 at 08:55 PM
Pumpkin beers seem to be notoriously hazy - especially if the the pumpkin is added during the
boil - so they usually benefit from a longer than average clearing time. I'm planning to let
mine go 2 wee...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale on 09-07-2012 at 05:14 AM
I have noticed that there is a sediment issue. I made sure not to get any into the bottling
bucket. Does anyone know why?