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Posted in thread: Isinglass for bottle conditioned? on 07-04-2012 at 02:31 PM
Can isinglass or gelatin be used for bottle conditioned beers? When should I add it? Rack on
top of it for a week long secondary?What about my batch I plan to keg. Do I add it after I cold
crash or ad...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in secondary on 06-25-2012 at 09:55 PM
That's not carbonation but more likely residual fermentation. That can happen for many
reasons.I was going to cold crash it today and keg it tomorrow. Shall I wait a couple days?
Gravity reading have ...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in secondary on 06-25-2012 at 09:15 PM
Day 7 in the secondary (day 14 overall) for a blonde ale and substantial carbonation is visible
in one of the carboys. Pulled a sample to get a reading and CO2 bubbles coming from my sample
Posted in thread: Dos XX Amber all grain recipe needed on 06-19-2012 at 04:23 AM
Anyone have a Dos XX Amber all grain recipe? Vienna lager style, 10 gallon batch. I will be
splitting the batch into two 6 gallon carboys. How much of a starter?
Posted in thread: First all grain batch recommendation on 06-08-2012 at 12:37 AM
What I should I brew for my first all grain batch. I want an ale with low to moderately low
(20-28) IBUs. I've brewed plenty of amber and IPA (higher IBUs) extract brews and I want a
lower IBU this ti...
Posted in thread: Bottle from keg techniques? on 06-05-2012 at 02:28 AM
What are the best techniques for bottling from a corny keg without buying more equipment (beer
gun)?I have a bottle filler and a picnic tap for my corny. Turn Co2 pressure way down?Pour
straight into ...
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation on 05-31-2012 at 01:20 AM
That's really weird- usually a 12 gram package would start right up. Since 59 degrees is still
in that yeast strain's optimum fermentation range, I'd still try warming it a bit and repitch
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation on 05-31-2012 at 01:02 AM
That's a 5 gram package? I'd try warming it up to 58-59 degrees and see if that helps it
reproduce and get going.12 grams
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation on 05-31-2012 at 12:51 AM
Can you find the package of the yeast, and tell us exactly what strain you have? It's really
important!The yeast is Brewferm Lager. I pitched at 65 degrees per recipe.
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation on 05-31-2012 at 12:14 AM
Just brewed my first lager and after 48 hours there is no sign of fermentation and hydrometer
readings are still at my OG of 1.048. I am fermenting in a glass carboy at a controlled 50
degrees. I used...