TristanL

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    ABOUT ME

  • Beer,Cigars,Coffee,Music
  • EMR Trainer
  • Marshfield Area Society of Homebrewers
  • Got into brewing with a local legend. Been on hiatus for a few years. A friend recently brought me back from the "brewing dead."
  • Czech Pilsner, German Pilsner and Standard American Lager
  • Cream Ale and Vienna Lager
  • Black IPA and American Pale Ale
  • Coffee Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, Wild Rice Mild, Weizenbock
  • Roggenbier, Real Jerk Summer Ale, German Pils, Munich Dunkel, Kolsch
  • Male
  • Married
  • Wausau, WI
  • Wisconsin

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  • Posted in thread: lager fermentation on 03-03-2011 at 03:49 PM
    Great info (you too, Strat). Based on this, i rehydrated a second packet and added it just 8
    hours after the initial pitch i described above. I don't want my first lager to suck! Wort temp
    was 57 (on ...

  • Posted in thread: lager fermentation on 03-03-2011 at 01:42 AM
    Thanks very much for the response Tristan. Would you just help me understand why the
    manufacturer instructions are wrong and result in yeast dying? I'm new to lagering as I
    mentioned, so i thought goi...

  • Posted in thread: lager fermentation on 03-03-2011 at 01:25 AM
    My Saflager yeast packet says you must pitch it straight into the wort between 63 and 73
    degrees. Then ferment at the normal range (43 to 54 is what it states, I believe.)First lager,
    so i am going to...

  • Posted in thread: "Piwo Kielich" -- Grätzer/Grodziskie style ale on 02-06-2011 at 02:17 AM
    Just brewed this today. Tasted the hydrometer sample, wow, holy smoke/bitter batman. I've never
    tasted a beer like this and this beer will either be hero or zero! Not sure if I overdid the
    smoke compo...

  • Posted in thread: "Piwo Kielich" -- Grätzer/Grodziskie style ale on 02-04-2011 at 08:19 PM
    I recently smoked 3.25 lb of German Wheat Malt with white oak in the charcoal smoker for 2
    hours. All I had around were metal colanders, so I smoked the malt a bit longer to expose it
    all. It smells g...

  • Posted in thread: Good heater for small fermentation chamber? on 01-11-2011 at 07:09 PM
    The heating pad I use is 50 watts and I plug it into a Johnson A419 controller. I'd say that
    this would give you more heat than a light bulb for the amount of energy used.Another good
    option is to go ...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 01-11-2011 at 06:54 PM
    11 gallons of schwartzbier = 629

  • Posted in thread: Good heater for small fermentation chamber? on 01-11-2011 at 04:32 PM
    I use a heating pad, one without the auto-shut off safety feature. It works great!

  • Posted in thread: My Basement Bar Build on 01-11-2011 at 04:29 PM
    The bar looks fantastic! This is the motivation that I need to finish the rest of my basement!
    Can't wait to see updated pictures!

  • Posted in thread: How has your Brewery grown in 2010 on 01-05-2011 at 01:21 AM
    From this this was busy in 2010!.That's gorgeous! Great job!

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