Last Activity:03-18-2012 2:15 PM
Posted in thread: If it hit 9.5%... on 03-16-2012 at 04:27 PM
can I still call it a Saison? Just kegged the second carboy of an AG fermented with WLP565. OG:
1.082 FG: 1.010 (First one went into keg @1.014/9%). In the end the label doesn't really matter
cuz it i...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-12-2012 at 07:40 PM
Count me in.
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation-Odd outcome, feedback please on 02-06-2012 at 07:42 PM
Thanks for the replies. OK then we will move it a warmer environment for awhile then and hope
we did not screw the pooch with the transfer to a second carboy.
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation-Odd outcome, feedback please on 02-06-2012 at 06:28 PM
So basics- First try at a lager.10 gallon batch all grain California Common brewed 1/14/2012.
OG-1.064Split into two 6 gallon Carboys. Two vials each of WLP810 SF Lager (I know, use a
starter but poor...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl for first lager...too late? on 02-03-2012 at 04:43 PM
Amazing what a little reading will do for ya! After reading some descriptions I can say pretty
confidently that I didn't get much in the way of diacetyl smell/flavor from the beer. As such I
am going ...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl for first lager...too late? on 02-03-2012 at 04:35 PM
Thanks for the replies. Not particularly anxious to start the lager process (seeing as we need
to find free refrigeration space. I know, I know... talk to my partner). So the question of the
Posted in thread: Diacetyl for first lager...too late? on 02-03-2012 at 04:23 PM
For our first attempt at a lager we brewed a version of Cali Common on 1/14. Due to multiple
extenuating circumstances were unable to attend to it until last evening. Particulars as
Posted in thread: Extremely slow fermentation on 01-24-2012 at 03:01 AM
Hoping the brewing gods have smiled upon me. Checked on the brew this evening and both air
locks were steadily bubbling away. Going to let it be until I get back in town and hope I have
a drinkable FG...
Posted in thread: Extremely slow fermentation on 01-23-2012 at 10:23 PM
Yep, malkore that was what I have been thinking. In more than 20 batches I have never had an
issue with this. Combine that with the fact that I am headed out of town on Thursday and I
wanted to be don...
Posted in thread: Extremely slow fermentation on 01-23-2012 at 09:56 PM
All grain. Mashed at 150 in a cooler mash tun. Aerated like I always have, no infusion other
than agitating the hell out of the carboy. Yeast loss through blow-off was the only solution I