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Posted in thread: Apflewein / Hard Cider on 09-24-2009 at 06:47 PM
I just did 10 gallons. I left it alone.
Posted in thread: So first Year Hop Growers - how'd it turn out ? on 07-30-2008 at 01:35 PM
I have 2 cascades that will get me a pound I bet. They both are about 20' 2 Centennial are
about 10' and I should get a couple ounces. 2 fuggles, one died and the other is about 6' with
very few flowe...
Posted in thread: Another noob from PA on 04-10-2008 at 07:49 PM
Williamsport brewer here.
Posted in thread: Finish gravity reading on 02-22-2008 at 11:26 PM
All mine seem too high. I've made a dozen batches now and every time, my FG is around 1.016.
Or, is that too high???? I know it would depend on style but I have an oktoberfest that is
right there, I h...
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation on 01-30-2008 at 02:39 PM
Sorry to hijack this thread but there seems to be some lager folk in here. I asked a question
but never really got a good answer. When I'm lagering, would it be ok to raise the temp back up
Posted in thread: Changing temperature while laggering on 01-24-2008 at 08:15 PM
I've never done it, so I really don't know what it will do. How long have you been lagering
that first dunkel? The longer it's been, the less effect I would expect.TLBeen in almost a
month. I guess I'...
Posted in thread: Changing temperature while laggering on 01-24-2008 at 02:30 PM
Anyone else have an opinion???
Posted in thread: Changing temperature while laggering on 01-23-2008 at 10:50 PM
I wish I could quote a source but I recall reading that changing the temp during cold
conditioning is actually benefitial in that it forces the yeast to do some adaptation. I don't
really understand i...
Posted in thread: Changing temperature while laggering on 01-23-2008 at 02:14 PM
I only have 1 chest freezer to do my brewing in. Right now I have a dunkle laggering at 34 deg
but would like to start another one. Would it be bad to raise the temp up to fermenting temps
Posted in thread: Help with lager on 12-15-2007 at 03:11 PM
I'm doing my first lager, a dunkle. After I pitch, do I slowly take it down to 45 deg or just
throw it in with the fridge already at 45?