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Posted in thread: 2011 1st Place HBT- Light lager- Augustiner Lagerbier Hell on 12-01-2013 at 06:32 PM
Tried this beer...it was very good...a bunch of people really liked it...my dad is even talking
about setting up a kegging system, so I can make this for him to have at his house. He normally
Posted in thread: Lemon-Lime Hefe Weizen on 10-30-2013 at 12:11 PM
Slim - finally tried this beer last night after much excitement and anticipation. My wife and I
love it. Glad I already have the supplies on hand to make another 10 gallons. Thanks for the
Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature on 09-15-2013 at 02:44 PM
I normally set mine about 8-10 deg lower for the first couple days, because that is when the
yeast is creating the most heat, then bump it up to the rec temp
Posted in thread: Jalapeno Cream Ale on 09-10-2013 at 12:09 AM
Tapped this keg the other day. I really had no idea what to expect. I've never had any type of
pepper beer. I really like it, something different. If you make it you must like the taste of
Posted in thread: Who's planning a pumpkin brew this fall? on 08-28-2013 at 05:37 PM
I'm doing NB's Smashing Pumpkin Ale via a mini mash with 60 oz of canned pumpkin. Hoping it's
good!I've brewed their recipe a couple years in a row now and everyone seems to like it. I've
brewed it wi...
Posted in thread: Temperature Question on 08-17-2013 at 12:53 PM
Yes you can secondary in warmer conditions. Temp control is most important for the main
fermentation. Might be best if you have a slightly cooler place for your secondary though.I
agree completely. Th...
Posted in thread: 2011 1st Place HBT- Light lager- Augustiner Lagerbier Hell on 08-03-2013 at 10:31 PM
Made this today. This is my first lager. Everything went well hit a 1.057 for my OG. My wife
loved the taste of the wort. It looks real promising. Biggest problem I had was getting my
pitch temp down....
Posted in thread: Question On 15 Gallon Conical Fermenter on 07-28-2013 at 12:36 PM
Plastic - way cheaper then the blichman. It probably would work, I'm sure not made as well and
you would have to be a little more careful with it. Blichman - I do not own a blichman conical,
but own o...
Posted in thread: Keg Aging on 07-28-2013 at 12:23 PM
Thanks for all the great responses! I think that I will buy another fermentation bucket and let
this bad boy sit for a little while longer! Has anyone ever fermented in a bottling bucket?
Could i just...
Posted in thread: Keg Aging on 07-28-2013 at 01:19 AM
One week could be pretty quick to move. If it is a really low gravity beer then maybe. I
normally leave it it the primary for a min of 3 weeks. If I were you I would buy another
plastic fermenter. The...