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Posted in thread: Blood Orange Hefeweizen on 03-18-2013 at 02:11 AM
I didn't adjust the priming sugar. The juice didn't affect carbonation; I had a nice head on a
Posted in thread: Blood Orange Hefeweizen on 03-16-2013 at 06:15 PM
I'm almost through my bottled batch. It's been very popular. One of the things I did was juice
three more oranges and mixed it to my priming sugar before bottling. It gave it some added
color and bite...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 03-16-2013 at 04:41 AM
Lagering an old Oktoberfest kit I had laying around...it'll be done in the spring so I didn't
want to name it an Oktoberfest...so I instead paid homage to Clark & family during their
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off on 02-28-2013 at 05:07 AM
Thanks for the recommendation on the Brewferm. As this is my first lager, didn't really know
better. I've brewed primarily with Wyeast for all my ales with good results. Should have looked
into the la...
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off on 02-28-2013 at 02:46 AM
This batch finally started fermenting last night, about 4.5 days and an extra yeast pitch
later. It was a relief to see it get going finally. Definitely a learning experience...going to
be very patien...
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off on 02-26-2013 at 01:33 AM
I appreciate your help Topher but don't kill the messenger. I just stated another guy gave me
that advice. I didn't say it was correct or that I was going to adopt his strategy. My only
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off on 02-25-2013 at 08:47 PM
Thanks for the help. I posted this on the extract brewing forum and got some advice there as
well. One of the guys there said that he would raise the temp back up to 65, pitch again and
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off..why? on 02-25-2013 at 01:37 PM
Thanks for everyone's help. As far as aeration, it was poured through a fine mesh strainer 3x
before the 1st pitch. Wort had a big frothy head. The 2nd pitch I stirred in vigorously and
created a deep...
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off..why? on 02-25-2013 at 02:21 AM
It was basically just want the recommendation was on the packet. Several ounces of lukewarm
water and a small amount of sugar...stir it up and let it sit for a short amount of time.
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off..why? on 02-24-2013 at 11:06 PM
I checked my seal as a potential culprit of no airlock activity, but ultimately the same hydro
reading as my OG reading at 1st pitch is the main concern.