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Posted in thread: Lager yeast on 09-11-2014 at 04:39 PM
In my experience with lagers, I think you can pitch the yeast anywhere under 70F then slowly
bring down to fermentation temp. Like Byrone said, you may get a touch of "fruitier" taste if
it stays too ...
Posted in thread: Good mini fridge for a fermentation on 09-11-2014 at 03:42 PM
I built a fridge from one of the threads here with a Styrofoam cooler, fans and a bunch of
ice... but a fridge would be much nicer. Yea, any suggestions for a good brand would be great!
Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-09-2014 at 05:51 PM
Ooh. This would be GREAT. In! :fro:
Posted in thread: HELP with wyeast cal lager 2112 on 09-09-2014 at 05:13 PM
Looks good! :rockin: Rock on sir.
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest w/ 2112 WYeast - Secondary and/or Lager? on 09-09-2014 at 05:02 PM
I think there are many definitions for a "secondary"... I work with this yeast quite a bit and
I tend to keep it in the primary for 9 days or so at 64-66F, transfer it off the yeast cake and
let it co...
Posted in thread: No Octoberfest for you, drink Pumpkin beer on 09-08-2014 at 11:53 PM
For those that are unaware as to why the Oktoberfest is seasonal in September...
Posted in thread: No Octoberfest for you, drink Pumpkin beer on 09-08-2014 at 11:30 PM
EXACTLY my feelings. But if you ask the brewers they'll tell you they have no choice. It's a
race for taps....ah, I see the answer to the trend question. I guess leave it to the
homebrewers to put tho...
Posted in thread: No Octoberfest for you, drink Pumpkin beer on 09-08-2014 at 11:07 PM
I counted 10 different pumpkin beers at my grocery store last weekend. Only 1 oktoberfest. 1!
Is it not September? What is this trend? :confused: It's not even good to drink with football.
Posted in thread: HELP with wyeast cal lager 2112 on 09-08-2014 at 08:56 PM
Though the Cali lager yeast works at ale temps, I would recommend taking the temperature down a
bit. When I use this yeast, I maintain around 64-66F, which is still pretty high. Even with
this, I don'...
Posted in thread: Lager Fermenting on 09-05-2014 at 11:22 PM
Oh, and a sturdy sink works well if you don't have a bucket - FYI.