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Posted in thread: First Lager on 12-03-2012 at 04:36 AM
I've read two different racking scenarios. One was to rack after diacetyl rest and slowly (5
degrees a day) reduce the temp to lagering temps. Or two, keep in primary and when the diacetyl
rest is com...
Posted in thread: Arrogant bastard clone on 12-02-2012 at 06:33 PM
I made a clone of this in Sept and racked it to a secondary. Came out really good so I would
definitely do it again.
Posted in thread: First Lager on 12-02-2012 at 05:05 PM
Thanks, one more thing. Just found out I have to go out of town tomorrow so I need to figure it
out if it will be better to rack it after about 36 hours or do it on Thursday evening which
will be 5 da...
Posted in thread: First Lager on 12-02-2012 at 12:48 AM
What temp would you recommend the rest at?
Posted in thread: First Lager on 12-01-2012 at 04:53 PM
Good to know. Thanks! I kept seeing that it said to ferment between 50-55 so I chose 53. I'll
try lower next time.
Posted in thread: First Lager on 12-01-2012 at 01:18 AM
I'm brewing my first lager, a doppelbock with an OG of 1.088. My fermentation started 4 days
ago and was going pretty good. I looked at it today (5 days) and it has definitely slowed down.
I was plann...
Posted in thread: Bugs in Hops on 05-01-2012 at 04:24 AM
I got them from AHS. Not sure who they got them from though. I planted them way away from the
house so that's good. I have some that are sprouting so I need to figure out how to protect
Posted in thread: Bugs in Hops on 04-30-2012 at 11:46 PM
Hey all, my first post here. I started growing hops and they weren't coming up do I dug down to
see what's going on. I found little white bugs had burrowed into the rhizomes. Here's a
picture. Anyone ...