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Posted in thread: lager help on 12-19-2013 at 02:09 PM
After the d rest how long do you lager it and at what temp?Sent from my DROID RAZR using Home
Brew mobile appI typically lager 1 week for each 0.010 of OG. So if your beer has a starting
gravity of 1....
Posted in thread: lager help on 12-18-2013 at 02:10 PM
i wanted to finially try a lager after brewing for about 3 years. Since i just got my ferm
chamber about 2 months ago i decided to give it a shot. I did not realize (dumb) that it would
tie up my ferm...
Posted in thread: Pilz on 12-18-2013 at 01:54 AM
Pilsners are pretty easy:as long as your pitching the correct amount of viable yeast cellsyour
fermentation temps are in controlboil for 90 minutesdo a Diacetyl restlager properly
Posted in thread: lager help on 12-18-2013 at 01:39 AM
For the diacetyl rest you need to bring the temps up to 65F for a few days. You should be
fermenting around 50F. So no, you cannot have both at the same temps at different stages of
Posted in thread: Lager Bottle Conditioning temp? on 12-15-2013 at 01:52 AM
That's a fair assumption ;). So 65 is a good bottle conditioning temp for lagers?Conditioning
and carbing are different animals. Carbing at 65F is fine but if you are looking to
Posted in thread: How do you heat your fermentation chamber? (Poll) on 12-15-2013 at 01:33 AM
Wow, good topic. This time of year my basement is around 58-60F so ales are out of the
question. I never really thought of using a heat source in my freezer (fermentation chamber) to
keep the temps up...
Posted in thread: Want to Brew a Vienna Lager on 12-15-2013 at 01:25 AM
Yeah I don't know, it's definitely fermenting because the krausen is actively, although very
slowly, bubbling. Maybe I'm losing co2 somewhere because there hasn't been a peep in the blow
Posted in thread: liquid yeast Q's on 12-15-2013 at 01:16 AM
First 2 batches with liquid yeast and got a couple questions... First off UPS really dropped
the ball on this one.... I ordered from AHS and live in TN. UPS sent my package to Memphis,
then BACK to TX...
Posted in thread: Lager Bottle Conditioning temp? on 12-15-2013 at 12:49 AM
We just prime sugared and bottled our lager. We fermented at ~50 degrees for two weeks. I now
have the bottles in a room at 65 degrees. Is 65 a good temperature for lagers to carbonate at?
Posted in thread: Home made wort chillers on 12-14-2013 at 08:02 PM
If at all possible try and get the connections on the outside of the boil kettle. Nothing worse
then starting to cool 5 gallons and wind up with 6 at the end. :drunk: