Last Activity:10-10-2007 6:25 PM
Posted in thread: 1st lager hasen't started yet on 06-14-2007 at 02:18 AM
You might want to consider taking it out of the fridge and let it warm up gradually to 68 or
so, maybe even give it a swirl or 2. If it does not take off after 48 hours at near 70F then I
Posted in thread: Yeast won't start? on 05-20-2007 at 08:34 AM
Don,I had the almost the same exact thing happen with my Bavarian smackpack(also for my
Oktoberfest). I made the starter 5 days ago and it has been bubbling away for only the last 2
days. did you chil...
Posted in thread: lager yeast starter...slow on 05-19-2007 at 11:56 AM
Also... when do you guys like to pitch your lager yeast starters? Some people say to chill the
wort down to ferm temp (50F) and then pitch yeast. Some say to pitch at 70F and wait for
fermentation to ...
Posted in thread: lager yeast starter...slow on 05-19-2007 at 11:52 AM
Its a long story but I now have a 1 quart Bavarian yeast starter fermenting and I have a smack
pack of Oktoberfest yeast. I do not have time to make another batch so I am thinking about
using both yea...
Posted in thread: lager yeast starter...slow on 05-19-2007 at 02:45 AM
I ordered an Oktoberfest kit from Midwest with a Bavarian Smack Pack dated April 07. What did I
do wrong? This was the sequence of events:Took yeast out of box (70F) on my porch and put in
Posted in thread: quick help needed on 05-16-2007 at 02:47 AM
Thanks a million! Its boiling now!
Posted in thread: quick help needed on 05-16-2007 at 02:43 AM
should I add 1/4tsp of yeast nutrient to my starter while it is boiling of after it is chilled?
Posted in thread: draining keggle takes 28 minutes on 05-16-2007 at 12:52 AM
I drain my electric keggle via gravity through a counterflow. I am gearing up my oktoberfest
brew tomorrow and its been a while since i brewed so I filled up the keggle with 6.5 gallons of
water and t...
Posted in thread: water quality report help on 05-11-2007 at 11:55 AM
thanks for the info! Not useless at all. I have come this far, why not install an inline
Posted in thread: water quality report help on 05-11-2007 at 12:02 AM
Would anyone be willing to point me in the right direction as far as water quality? If there is
a good website out there that would be great. Even better would be to check my water at the
link below a...