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Posted in thread: conditioning temps on 01-21-2012 at 02:13 AM
You won't have to worry about bottle bombs as long as your beer fully fermented. As long as
your FG was good and stayed the same for 3 days you are fine. Temp won't really play a factor
except that yo...
Posted in thread: Lagers on 01-21-2012 at 12:56 AM
Would it hurt anything to go straight from primary into a keg for lagering? I can fit a corny
in my refrigerator, not sure about a secondary carboy....You will want to rack the beer out of
Posted in thread: Again a flat beer question! on 01-21-2012 at 12:23 AM
Since it is your first beer sure try one after a week then one at 2 weeks then 1 at 3 weeks.
You get to see how it develops over that bottling period. I did this on my first beer and glad
I did. You c...
Posted in thread: Now that it's cold outside... on 01-21-2012 at 12:09 AM
When I lager I ferment at 54F then after fermentation is done and FG is reached I rack to a
secondary then lower temps about 2F per day until I hit 34F. Another way I read about was
fermenting around ...
Posted in thread: Will a long lagering primary time hurt? on 01-20-2012 at 11:41 PM
If my lager is ready now to start dropping in temp will it hurt to let it wait long enough to
brew another lager this weekend then ferment it at the 54F then drop both down at the same
Posted in thread: Bottle to belly... on 01-20-2012 at 03:13 AM
In my research it depends on the amount of beers you consume prior to testing. But really. Put
a few in the fridge. Taste one tomorrow then another the next day. If they taste the same ice
em down and...
Posted in thread: Conditioning and cold crash on 01-20-2012 at 03:06 AM
What are you calling conditioning?
Posted in thread: What does this look like?? contamination on 01-20-2012 at 03:00 AM
Pretty normal to me as well. Let it sit another week in primary then look.
Posted in thread: Well, Got my first batch done on 01-20-2012 at 02:58 AM
Wait till you taste it carbed up. That watered down taste will be gone.
Posted in thread: Question about siphoning and infections on 01-20-2012 at 02:51 AM
I just suck on the tube myself. No infection from it yet. I have noticed homebrewers are
actually more anal than nuclear engineers about contamination.