Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 20 of 20
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: spinlock
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By spinlock
obbrews, I picked up a LARGE fairytale pumpkin...

obbrews, I picked up a LARGE fairytale pumpkin and did the deed with 1/4 of it. You were completely right. It basically made pumpkin baby food. Quite a mess, but it did taste good!

Not...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-16-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By spinlock
I'm going to do a test run on the reduction...

I'm going to do a test run on the reduction method as soon as pumpkins show up on the market and see what comes out on the other end so to speak. I do plan on roasting it before it hits the juicer.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-16-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By spinlock
Pumpkin juice reduction for a Pumpkin Ale

Last year after roasting pumpkin for a batch of ale I ended up with about 2 cups of run off in the roasting pans that I decided to boil down to a reduction. The end result had a sweet caramelized...
Forum: General Techniques 04-13-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By spinlock
LOL, just took a final reading while kegging. ...

LOL, just took a final reading while kegging. 7.0 brix, 1.010 SG. That puts OG at 1.057, which makes a lot more sense.

Either way, this girl be done!

Ohm and kegged ;-)
Forum: General Techniques 04-13-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By spinlock
Just fished out a sample for the refractometer,...

Just fished out a sample for the refractometer, 7.5 brix. With the OG, Beer Smith thinks its at 1.005 and 8.69% ABV :drunk:

The low gravity isn't totally surprising with me mashing in on the low...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By spinlock
Here is the recipe I made if you want any...

Here is the recipe I made if you want any additional inspiration:

Opuntia de Garde

* Mini mash *
0.50 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine
0.50 lb Honey Malt
0.50 lb Pale Malt (2 Row)
0.50 lb White Wheat...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By spinlock
I thought about this a bit more. Dragon fruit...

I thought about this a bit more. Dragon fruit and prickly pear are pretty damn similar.

A dead simple recipe would be:

6.60 lb Wheat Liquid Extract
1.00 oz Hallertauer (60 min)
Any liquid...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By spinlock
That could be a very interestingly shaped tap...

That could be a very interestingly shaped tap handle...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,348
Posted By spinlock
I just taped a wheat based Biere de Guard that...

I just taped a wheat based Biere de Guard that had 1/2gal of home squeezed prickly pear juice added to secondary. The only special prep I did to the fruit was to sanitize it at 160f for 30 min.
...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,476
Posted By spinlock
I managed to more or less form one this weekend,...

I managed to more or less form one this weekend, but I would call it more of a mound than cone. One thing I did do that helped a ton was to use a 5 gallon paint strainer bag to hold the hops and...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By spinlock
Thats more or less what I was thinking, but I...

Thats more or less what I was thinking, but I figured it would be best to ask some more seasoned brewers on the subject. Your suggestions are pretty much exactly in line with my plan of attack!

I...
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By spinlock
Heh, my beers never last 3 weeks in a keg! ...

Heh, my beers never last 3 weeks in a keg!

But back to the original question.. CAN I do it in 10?
Forum: General Techniques 04-12-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By spinlock
How fast can I flip a Wit?

1-2 weeks?

I started a wit last last week Sunday, 4/3/11 with Wyeast Labs #3463 (Forbidden Fruit) OG 1.071

Fermentation went nuts for the first 48 then died down rather rapidly, it looks to be...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-06-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By spinlock
How did it turn out? I just experienced some...

How did it turn out?

I just experienced some thing very similar to a batch I started Sunday night went nuts by Monday evening, upper 70's, and looked rather pooped out by Tuesday evening.

I...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-28-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By spinlock
I went back to Lowes last night tape measure in...

I went back to Lowes last night tape measure in hand. It looks to be just shy of 17" wide due to the baffels that the shelves sit on and the back shelf has only 4" of usable depth. Needless to say...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By spinlock
I just picked up a whole conversion kit, tower...

I just picked up a whole conversion kit, tower and all. I prefer the DYI over a used setup :D
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By spinlock
rofl epic

rofl epic
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By spinlock
@jmo88, I was thinking the same thing! The...

@jmo88, I was thinking the same thing!

The 4.4 is right next to this model in the store. I will grab a tape measure from the tools section and see how it compares internally :D

As for the...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By spinlock
I went ahead and shot Frigidaire an email asking...

I went ahead and shot Frigidaire an email asking if they could help out.

I did look a little deeper and found the parts guide online:...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By spinlock
Thoughts on FFBC46F5LS to kegerator conversion?

I have decided to start kegging after much advice from some local home brewers.

I went to Lowe's to look at the latest incarnation of the Frigidaire FRC445GB which is popular in conversion when I...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20

 
Forum Jump