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Posted in thread: Lagering then Bottling a Kolsch on 06-13-2014 at 04:39 PM
so if i carbonate first then lager, or lager in the fermenter, it doesn't really matter?
Posted in thread: Lagering then Bottling a Kolsch on 06-12-2014 at 04:11 PM
I have some concerns in bottling my kolsch. I have been fermenting at 64-66 with WLP029. I have
good fermentation. I've read, in several places, that lagering is recommended after primary
Posted in thread: WLP029 Kolsch Yeast - Slightly sour smell in my honey kolsch on 06-09-2014 at 07:09 PM
I brewed a honey kolsch saturday and fermented with WLP029. My fermentation temp is set at 68
and my temp probe is right up against the carboy. I used a yeast started, and had good
Posted in thread: Water Profile for a Kolsch using RO Water on 06-09-2014 at 04:54 PM
Brewday went off without a hitch, except, i forgot to add 1 gallon of distilled water to my
sparge water. The salt additions were very small, according to what was required, per
brewersfriend. I didn'...
Posted in thread: Sparge Tank/Mash Tun Leaking at the Valve on 06-06-2014 at 07:53 PM
an update. I started looking at different designs and went home depot.I went to the faucet
repair section and got, what they called, 3/4" OD gaskets (in reality, they were smaller). In
addition to the...
Posted in thread: Water Profile for a Kolsch using RO Water on 06-06-2014 at 04:00 PM
Thanks guys. I appreciate the info.
Posted in thread: Water Profile for a Kolsch using RO Water on 06-06-2014 at 03:41 PM
Update:So I'm brewing the honey kolsch tomorrow and I'm using distilled water with some salt
additions to get to my desired water profile. Everything is in the clear (using brewer's friend
Posted in thread: First All Grain Batch Issues...Help on 06-06-2014 at 03:36 PM
not sure about your volume. But my first all-grain batch, when i took my pre-boil reading, i
freaked out. Word to the wise, never forget about temperature adjustments for your hydrometer.
130 degree w...
Posted in thread: Acidulated Malt - Honey Kolsch on 06-06-2014 at 02:21 PM
Posted in thread: Sparge Tank/Mash Tun Leaking at the Valve on 06-05-2014 at 06:01 PM
So my Sparge Tank is leaking again. I use 2 10 gallon igloo water coolers for mashing/fly
sparging with 1/2" stainless ball valves. The leak comes from the water following the threads
on the inside of...