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  • Posted in thread: Bottling after cold crash - Way over carbed on 08-28-2015 at 01:39 AM
    You input the highest temperature the beer saw between fermentation and priming. This gives the
    calculator its baseline for how much yeast-produced CO2 stayed in solution. So in your case,
    70°F.Some h...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling after cold crash - Way over carbed on 08-28-2015 at 01:38 AM
    Awesome! So what temp exactly do you imput?Lets say it's at 40F in the fridge for 1 day after
    fermenting for 20 days at 70FI just created a few temp's in BeerSmith and follow whatever it
    says. So far ...

  • Posted in thread: After five days in the bucket, what should I expect regarding the airlock bubbling? on 08-27-2015 at 09:20 PM
    Question time...What are you brewing? What kind of yeast? What's the temperature at? What temp
    did you pitch at? Has there been airlock activity up to this point and now it's died out? Or
    has there be...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling after cold crash - Way over carbed on 08-27-2015 at 09:19 PM
    I had gushers also after cold crashing. I found out that using BeerSmith to determining amount
    of sugar there is an adjustment for temp Since using that no more gushers. Was embarrassing as
    one gusher...

  • Posted in thread: question about my first batch on 08-26-2015 at 03:17 AM
    You might get a faster answer down lower in the Mead Forum.

  • Posted in thread: Readings a refractometer on 08-26-2015 at 03:15 AM
    I always go w/the first reading. The way I understand it is that that one drop you put on it
    cools so fast that you don't need to let it cool more.

  • Posted in thread: First Lager on 08-24-2015 at 10:13 PM
    I use a refractometer to take intermediate reading of my beers and only take a single
    hydrometer sample at the very end to save on sample losses. I also get my initial hydo sample
    from wort gleaned fr...

  • Posted in thread: First Lager on 08-24-2015 at 07:53 PM
    8/24/am---temp down to 60*

  • Posted in thread: Surly Coffee Bender Clone Advice on 08-24-2015 at 03:39 AM
    I've done a coffee stout many times. I cold brew and use 8 oz in to the bottling bucket. This
    is for a 2 gallon batch. My advise is to add cold brewed at bottling time TO TASTE. That means
    don't just ...

  • Posted in thread: First Lager on 08-24-2015 at 03:08 AM
    I don't have the ability to do a lager very often so I'm lagering vicariously through you :) I
    did try the quick lagering method once with mixed results. I ended up with a green apple flavor
    that I un...

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Kaiser Ridge Brewing ------------------------- Lagering: Schwarzbier (lager) Bottle Conditioning: Düsseldorf Altbier Bottle Conditioning: SN Celebration Clone Bottled in the refer: Dunkelweizen Bottled in the refer: Choc/Coffee Stout Bottled in the refer: German IPA Bottled in the refer: Am. Pale Ale(3/28) Bottled in the refer: Am Imperial Stout(3/11) Bottled in the refer: GermanImperialStout
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