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Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 03-01-2013 at 02:30 AM
UPDATE:Brew'd 2-18 OG: 1.060 (a bit high)Pitched (@50f) 2-19Krausen Rises 2-20First Sample
Puller on 2/25 (krausen starting to fall) G: 1.034Second Sample Pulled on 2/28 @ 1800 G:
1.025Guess I'll pull...
Posted in thread: Checking a hydrometer on 02-26-2013 at 01:51 PM
G'morning-Anyone noticed a difference in hydrometer readings between StarSan and water? After I
pull a sample and get a Gravity, I just fill the test cylinder with StarSan and plunk the
Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-26-2013 at 01:46 PM
I used a hydrometer for this reading and checked it in water after. The sample tasted right on,
obviously sweet though. No buttery notes that I could taste thru the sweet. I will admit, that
I was dri...
Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-26-2013 at 01:41 AM
Brew'd 2-18 OG: 1.060 (a bit high)Pitched (@50f) 2-19Krausen Rises 2-20First Sample Puller on
2/25 (krausen starting to fall) G: 10.34Obviously I won't be resting yet...Does this seem slow
to anyone e...
Posted in thread: Shorten Dip tube for Lagering? on 02-25-2013 at 09:46 PM
I'm got a munich helles that I'm prepping for lagering. I'm considiering 'natural fermentation'
in a pin-lock keg whilst aging at ~37 degrees. Any of you guys shortened a dip tube to allow
you to 'rac...
Posted in thread: Yeast starters and a mess on SWMBO's stove... on 02-13-2013 at 01:25 AM
Alright there ladies and gents, yet again during my boil for a starter I made a huge mess of
the stove top do to a boil over or four... You guys have any tips or tricks? Even if I'm
watching the start...
Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-11-2013 at 10:42 PM
I'm brewing a Helles Style (well, trying at least):drunk:Here's my understanding and goals...
(I'm trying to think of an ideal timeline here, that's the B + / - dates)1) Starter (B-2 days)
: 3 L and 2...
Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-11-2013 at 09:37 PM
I've heard that S-Shaped Airlocks can gurgle both forwards and backwards (in and out)I just
picked some up to try...I had a recent Pale ale pull in about a pint of Sanitizer out of my
Posted in thread: What can be used to stop infection at bottling? on 02-11-2013 at 06:51 PM
ditto clean and sanitize...Recently, I noticed a small about of 'nasty' inside my bottle
filler. No amount of scrubbing nor a 48 hr soak in star-san would dislodge it. So, I picked up
a new one...Alwa...
Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-11-2013 at 05:44 PM
Long-time lurker, first-time poster hereÖIíve been brewing for about 3.5 years, all grain for
about 2. I figure Iíd take another step and try a Lager. Iíve got a 7 ft^3 freezer with a temp