Last Activity:05-01-2013 1:03 PM
Posted in thread: Best temperature control until or system for lagering on 03-14-2013 at 02:36 AM
Read this page, then read it again: important thing is to pitch into cool (46-50F) wort, not
warm wort. Crash cool just means stick it in the fridge that's set around 33-36F. The idea of
Posted in thread: Best temperature control until or system for lagering on 03-12-2013 at 03:48 AM
You shouldn't be dropping temps slowly - that's bad lager brewing practice. Crash cool the beer
for 5-7 hours to a couple degrees lower than target fermentation temp, then aerate and pitch
the yeast d...
Posted in thread: Best temperature control until or system for lagering on 03-12-2013 at 03:46 AM
Lager @ 50 for 2/3 of the ferm, then bring up to 60 for the final 1/3.Drop no more than 4
degrees per day (so yeast don't go to sleep) until it's down to 40, then leave for two months
or more.The only...
Posted in thread: Best temperature control until or system for lagering on 03-11-2013 at 03:41 AM
That may be an option. Although, dad has brewed a few too so maybe it can be collaborative
effort. Pay the old man in Lagers to hit that button every couple days. Thanks for the link!
Posted in thread: Best temperature control until or system for lagering on 03-11-2013 at 02:39 AM
I'm looking to do my first lager in time for spring. I do not have room in my fridge to put a
carboy, but pops has the garage fridge free at his place. Needless to say I can't drive over
there every d...
Posted in thread: Going legit on 02-24-2013 at 03:29 PM
If you do this without your brewing license (and rights to self distribute), you're looking at
a federal offense, and the river boat owner can lose his liquor license, his boat, and go to
jail and pay...
Posted in thread: Going legit on 02-24-2013 at 12:15 AM
I am talking about the Mississippi, in Minnesota. Thinking Ill bring my brew from my studio,
where I do my brewing, and load em on the river boat for sale. I know the owner so I can work
it out with h...
Posted in thread: Going legit on 02-22-2013 at 02:47 PM
Wondering if anyone has found a good resource for local laws, best routes etc for selling
homebrew.I'm looking to partner with a river boat to make a "tap house" with a twist. The catch
may be that I'...
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