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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-24-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I like that recipe a lot! I'll tweak it a bit to...

I like that recipe a lot! I'll tweak it a bit to make it more like Pecan pie. This whole idea started on vacation earlier this month. I was at a brewpub and they make a Christmas porter that had...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-24-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Holiday Beer Question

Yes I know it's only July, but I've been kicking around an idea to make a Pecan Pie Porter for the holidays this year. I'll admit I don't have a firm recipe in mind, I just have a question on a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-23-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I've got a similar situation going on, my starter...

I've got a similar situation going on, my starter smells pretty sour.


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-23-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Sour starter

The last time I brewed I ran off some extra wort to use as a starter. I've never done this, but thought it would be a great way to save some money on extract. I made a wheat beer and froze the wort...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-12-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I wasn't happy to throw out the entire batch, but...

I wasn't happy to throw out the entire batch, but it just seemed like this batch was doomed from the start. That's what I get for brewing with the inlaws in town, haha!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-12-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
The temp when I mashed out was 110. The really...

The temp when I mashed out was 110. The really sad thing is we got some rain and I had to delay the boil. It just came to a nice rolling boil and the propane ran out. I had to dump the whole batch...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-11-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I just tried the wort, and it doesn't taste sour....

I just tried the wort, and it doesn't taste sour. I'll repost in 60 days when it's done lagering!


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Mashed overnight

I was going to brew last night, but my in laws were in town and I ran out of time. The grains sat in the mash tun overnight. I am mashing out today and am worried of ending up with a really sour...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Is 50 degrees cold enough for primary...

Is 50 degrees cold enough for primary fermentation?

My second quesitons is in regards to the "skunk" taste associated with Stella and Peroni. Is that taste from the yeast used, or the long time...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-08-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,589
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
So one of my pet peeves is people post things a...

So one of my pet peeves is people post things a rarely follow up. I am trying to one at a time to go back and relay what I discovered. My theory on this one is I got the grains way too hot while...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Lager Recipe Question

Last year I made a "lager like" beer using Nottingham yeast it a tub and alternating out frozen water bottles. I tried it in July and it was clearly too hot in my house. It came out very much like...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-03-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Sorachi Ace Recipe Help

I am attempting a New Belgium Dig clone, since they are not making it this year. My recipe is listed below, but I can't find Sorachi Ace anywhere. I thought I ordered some, but no dice. It lends a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-26-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Thank you Darwin18, that was one of my thoughts...

Thank you Darwin18, that was one of my thoughts too. The main point behind asking was in regards to US-05 as much as anything. I've fermented with Wyeast 1056 in the same room with even warmer...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
The extract actually tastes pretty darn good. I...

The extract actually tastes pretty darn good. I tried it in some light beer and it gives a really nice pumpkin flavor. I've ruled the extract out, as the beer had the dreadful smell before I ever...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I was wrong all the way around. I looked back at...

I was wrong all the way around. I looked back at my notes and the mash temp was 159. I was trying to get some sweetness out of it. Nice catch!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I mashed it at 164 and it fermented in a room...

I mashed it at 164 and it fermented in a room that has an ambient temp of 65 degrees max. I brewed an IPA the same day, and fermented in the same place that turned out amazing.

As for the trub,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Formaldehyde Pumpkin ale

So I brewed my first ever pumpkin ale. After 3 weeks in the fermentor, I kegged it. I let it force carb and poured a pint over the weekend. It tasted awful! I've never drank formaldehyde, but I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-14-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Surly Darkness Swap

I have a bomber of Surly Darkness, their Limited Edition Imperial Stout. I really want to trade if for New Belgium's "California Route Lager." I guess it's super limited and comes in Patagonia...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-03-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 216,832
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I'm making a second attempt brewing this up this...

I'm making a second attempt brewing this up this weekend. Crashed and burned on the first one. Stuck sparge with the pumpkin in the mash. I'm throwing it in the boil late this time.

In regards...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-10-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 216,832
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Any off flavors of sort? I actually saw that...

Any off flavors of sort? I actually saw that online, and was curious as to how it would work. I really think the secret to this recipe is artificial flavoring of some kind.....not that it is a bad...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-09-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
I am curious as well. I had a similar situation...

I am curious as well. I had a similar situation where two batches went down that far. Still drinkable, but all I taste are hops. No real body at all.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-05-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 216,832
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Alright, I am going to finally brew up an...

Alright, I am going to finally brew up an attempted clone this weekend.

14 lbs 2-row
1 lb biscuit
2 large cans pumpkin puree
lots of rice hulls
mash at 155 for 60 min (puree in strike water)...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 216,832
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
jaywhy, what yeast did u use?

jaywhy, what yeast did u use?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-29-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 216,832
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Thanks! I'm attempting a Pumking clone next...

Thanks! I'm attempting a Pumking clone next weekend, and that flavor seems to be the hardest thing to nail down! I said it on another board, but I'll say it again here. I'm gonna get some...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-29-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 216,832
Posted By Nike_Eayrs
Waldzinator, what did you use for the graham...

Waldzinator, what did you use for the graham cracker flavor?
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