Last Activity:08-28-2009 3:15 PM
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation? on 01-23-2009 at 01:40 AM
100F is ridiculously hot for a lager. Did you make a starter? What kind of airlock do you have?
I had a similar situation with a Belgian Lager I brewed. I pitched a little on the warm side
and didn't ...
Posted in thread: Pic of new pump fed ice water IC.. on 01-23-2009 at 01:27 AM
It probably wouldn't take long with 5 Gallons because those other copper coils will be in
contact with the wort.
Posted in thread: Zero Fermentation on 01-12-2009 at 10:01 PM
She's finally fermenting!!! Awesome! I have no idea how this batch is going to taste but it'll
be beer. (I hope)
Posted in thread: Zero Fermentation on 01-12-2009 at 12:57 AM
Still right around 1.050. I'll give it a few more days and then it might be time to dump her.
Posted in thread: Built an immersion chiller today on 01-12-2009 at 12:53 AM
Nice! Let's see some pics.
Posted in thread: Zero Fermentation on 01-11-2009 at 09:28 PM
Still no go on this batch. Added two more vials of White Labs Czech Lager yesterday evening and
haven't seen any signs of fermentation in ~24 hours. The yeast was pitched around room temp
with the pri...
Posted in thread: Zero Fermentation on 01-10-2009 at 08:10 PM
Yeah, I think the expiration was in March. Not sure though but it wasn't close to expiring.
Posted in thread: Zero Fermentation on 01-10-2009 at 07:58 PM
I should probably add that I had chilled the wort to 80F but upon the addition of cool water to
bring the total brew amount to 5 1/4 gallons making the mixture's temp ~70F. Probably a little
warm for ...
Posted in thread: Zero Fermentation on 01-10-2009 at 07:32 PM
I'm pretty bummed about my latest brew. I brewed a Stella clone last Sunday, my 3rd extract
brew, and have seen absolutely no signs of fermentation. I was patient this week thinking that
it could take...
Posted in thread: Don't Shoot The Questioner: Hops Shortage Still Going On? on 01-06-2009 at 03:59 AM
I may be completely wrong but I remember reading that most of the world's hops come from
Germany and China as well as the U.S. Apparently the hops grown in Germany have suffered from a
fairly shoddy g...