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Posted in thread: How long do you boil your starter? on 02-14-2013 at 08:26 PM
5 minutes, lid off.
Posted in thread: Time to bottle my pilsner........ on 09-07-2012 at 01:04 PM
I have been lagering my pilsner for the last 8 weeks @ about 2 degrees celcius.I'm going to be
using the Coopers sugar drops to carb the beer, but I've heard that I need to drop some dry
yeast into th...
Posted in thread: First yeast starter, first pilsner. on 06-23-2012 at 01:15 PM
O.k,A few questions.......1. Today I'm brewing a pilsner, OG 1058. On Thursday night I made a
starter (3.5 litres according to mr malty). It started fermenting pretty quickly. I gave it a
couple of sh...
Posted in thread: High mash temp. on 03-26-2012 at 05:06 PM
My mash temp ended up way too high. The recipe called for 68C but the temperature was more like
78C.My OG was supposed to be 1.044, but I ended up 1.060. I imagine there is a lot of non
Posted in thread: Cara/Crystal 10L substitute on 02-09-2012 at 07:58 PM
Thanks for the quick replies!!!!I think I'll mix some carapils and the munich until I get
Posted in thread: Cara/Crystal 10L substitute on 02-09-2012 at 05:57 PM
I found a recipe which I plan to brew on Saturday. It's a Belgian Wheat Ale. I have all the
ingredients except for 0.11kgs of Cara/Crystal 10L. It's 2.7% of the total grains. I have some
Posted in thread: What happened????? on 10-06-2011 at 08:13 PM
Thanks so much for the prompt replies!!!Yeah, I was a little worried about incomplete
fermentation. But the gravity stayed the same for a week.I have another lager fermenting in the
basement. It's bee...
Posted in thread: What happened????? on 10-06-2011 at 08:04 PM
Wow, that was quick!The gravity when I pitched the yeast was 1050. After about 2 weeks it was
1019. I checked it again after a week and it had not changed.Everything was well sanitized.
Posted in thread: What happened????? on 10-06-2011 at 07:53 PM
I brewed my first all grain batch a while back. A bock beer.I kept it in the primary for about
18 days at 15 degrees celcius. I had it in the bottles for about 3 weeks.I tried to open one
the other ni...
Posted in thread: First all grain! Lots of questions. on 09-11-2011 at 06:08 AM
No problem with amateurish questions, but how did you know how to spell amateurish :)-a.Thanks
for pointing that out :D. Now I know.