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Posted in thread: True Brew Extract Kit Reviews on 12-27-2012 at 11:56 PM
Thanks for the reviews all, I was wondering about the freshness...I noticed when I did a google
search of True Brew that Amazon.com sells these kits. @ sauceboss: the True Brew double IPA
caught my at...
Posted in thread: True Brew Extract Kit Reviews on 12-27-2012 at 05:12 PM
Season's Greetings, fellow home brewers. So I am considering brewing a Double IPA extract kit
from True Brew. I haven't read too much about these extract kits and wanted to see if anybody
out there ha...
Posted in thread: Lager Diacetyl Rest on 12-13-2012 at 02:30 AM
Also, will refer back to this post when I attempt another lager sometime in the near future.
Great tips from all!
Posted in thread: Lager Diacetyl Rest on 12-13-2012 at 02:26 AM
Ok, I tasted: no butter or butterscotch flavors but it did leave an oily slick feeling on the
tongue. It smells like a lager, no fruity esters. So now will drest (@ 68 degrees) for a couple
of days (u...
Posted in thread: Lager Diacetyl Rest on 12-12-2012 at 12:21 PM
thanks all, appreciate the guidance and words of encouragement. I now get why so many brewers
say lagering is more labor intensive and requires attention to detail compared to brewing
Posted in thread: Lager Diacetyl Rest on 12-11-2012 at 12:33 PM
Oh. Is this recoverable or doomed to failure?
Posted in thread: Lager Diacetyl Rest on 12-11-2012 at 11:35 AM
correct, fermenting at 62 degrees with Munich lager II. The extract kit instructions say the
optimum temp range is 52-62.
Posted in thread: Lager Diacetyl Rest on 12-11-2012 at 02:19 AM
I'm brewing my first lager. Northern Brewer Bavarian Helles, 5 gallon brew, extract kit. I used
WYEAST 2352 Munich Lager II. My question is how long should I do a diacetyl rest and at what
Posted in thread: OG Reading Lower Than it Should be on 08-29-2012 at 12:31 AM
Thank you for the helpful ideas and feedback. It appears so far the brewing is going well. This
one isn't ready until December...good thing I'm brewing others to keep from testing too
Posted in thread: OG Reading Lower Than it Should be on 08-12-2012 at 03:50 PM
Hi. I'm brewing my 3rd batch of homebrew, this time is a Northern Brewer extract kit for a
Belgian Strong Ale using Wyeast 1388 (belgian strong ale yeast). All seemed to be going
well...until I did th...