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  • Posted in thread: not enough carbonation on 01-21-2015 at 11:44 PM
    Or, you could crank up the psi to about 20 and shake it for 2 minutes.....

  • Posted in thread: not enough yeast? on 01-21-2015 at 11:43 PM
    This is similar to another post on here, but not exactly. Im making a 10 gallon batch of lager
    and i went to the home brew store and they only had one packet of each type of yeast.is it ok
    to pitch ju...

  • Posted in thread: First batch, did I mess up? Bottle Bombs? on 01-21-2015 at 11:38 PM
    Welcome to the forum! Your in the right place to learn and become a great brewer! Those
    temperature swings definitely weren't good for the yeast, and could be one cause for such a
    high finishing gravi...

  • Posted in thread: Harvesting slurry without using a secondary? on 01-21-2015 at 11:30 PM
    I use a closed PET bottle sanitized with an iodine solution to store the harvested yeast. I
    know it's not ideal but I don't have mason jars handy for this. Would boiling a beer bottle be
    a better fit?...

  • Posted in thread: Priming sugar for first batch (noob question) on 01-21-2015 at 11:20 PM
    I ended up bottling 50 bottles in 12 oz bottles. This would be 600 oz or 4.6875 gallons. Being
    my first batch I used 5oz of priming sugar.The most that I can find out is that I am currently
    at an elev...

  • Posted in thread: First Attempt at a Light Lager on 01-19-2015 at 03:22 AM
    Gotcha. Wish I knew about that before I brewed it today lol. Guess it's too late to add that
    now...think it'll be ok without it? I'm thinking it just won't be a true light lager thenSent
    from my iPhon...

  • Posted in thread: First Attempt at a Light Lager on 01-19-2015 at 02:39 AM
    Thanks for the info...it's much appreciated.Estricklin - im not sure I follow the "you can
    certainly still crank out a good lite lager with partial mash to convert some rice. Another
    option would be t...

  • Posted in thread: I made a wort chiller today. on 01-19-2015 at 02:34 AM
    I've done something like that before, works really well. I made my own ice for free too by
    freezing water in some plastic tubs from the super market in the deep freeze. :)

  • Posted in thread: Advice!! on 01-19-2015 at 02:32 AM
    Try some #9 corks, they fit much tighter and put them in all the way. I use them in regular
    wine bottles and champagne style and haven't had one budge yet, some have sat for months and
    months. Of coar...

  • Posted in thread: First Attempt at a Light Lager on 01-19-2015 at 02:17 AM
    Skip the secondary. D rest at room 67-to room temp. You shouldn't need to pitch any additional
    yeast.I love brewing lite lagers, I actually brew them quite often. I realize you've already
    brewed by yo...

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