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Posted in thread: Dunkel Cloudy Brown After 3 weeks on 02-16-2015 at 04:51 PM
No krausen ring... just a photo anomaly. It was a slow fermenter, finished out at 1.017 from
1.063. I guess it just takes forever to start falling out.
Posted in thread: Dunkel Cloudy Brown After 3 weeks on 02-16-2015 at 03:50 PM
Lagering a dunkel. It spent 4+ weks primary plus diacetyl rest. It is currently 3 weeks in
secondary at 37 degrees and is still a completely opaque light brown. I used WLP 820 for the
first time. How ...
Posted in thread: I cloned a monster!... on 03-24-2013 at 04:35 PM
Been working on a clone of this as well. Per an email to Great Lakes their mash temp for the
Lake Erie Monster is 148F.
Posted in thread: First Place 2013 Chicago Winter Brew Competition - Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale on 02-21-2013 at 12:12 PM
I still haven't recieved my score sheet back.
Posted in thread: Time for a diacetyl rest? on 01-17-2012 at 06:24 PM
Losman26.. I am getting a bubbles every 8 seconds and my Krausen is about 25% of what it was at
peak. I used one pack in a 650 ml starter (1/2 cup DME) but pitched about 10 degrees higher
than my ferm...
Posted in thread: Time for a diacetyl rest? on 01-17-2012 at 06:19 PM
I took another reading. Lost another .002. I will go ahead and start the rest... it tastes like
Land O' Lakes brewed it right now (I am pretty sensitive to diacetyl though). Thanks for the
Posted in thread: Time for a diacetyl rest? on 01-17-2012 at 06:05 PM
+1 - sounds like now's the time, if a d-rest is necessary.Did you taste the sample? Could you
detect diacetyl? In a Bock I brewed recently, with pretty similar numbers, I tried a sample
while the SG w...
Posted in thread: Time for a diacetyl rest? on 01-17-2012 at 02:51 AM
Brewing my first lager. A Vienna using Wyeast 2206. Starting gravity at 1.064 fermenting 9 days
at 49F, just took a reading at 1.024. I am hoping for final gravity of 1.015-1.016. Is this a
good time ...