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Posted in thread: Infected bottle on 02-18-2013 at 08:12 PM
Haha those were fan lights. Ok that is good to know. I figured the femernation was completed by
Posted in thread: Infected bottle on 02-18-2013 at 07:59 PM
This does not look appetizing, and I am 6 1/2 weeks into the process. I just bottled these 3
days ago. Here is a video of my test / monitoring bottle. The actual sealed bottles show the
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest - primary/secondary transfer timing question on 01-06-2013 at 04:17 AM
So should I move this back down to the basement for the cooler temp or should I keep it up here
for 48 hours to eat up the diacetyl and then move it back down.
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest - primary/secondary transfer timing question on 01-06-2013 at 03:50 AM
Moved it up stairs into my closet where the air temp is 67 degrees and I have frequent activity
in the air lock. I am just hoping this is taking care of the diacetyl and not making off
flavors. I keep...
Posted in thread: Does this sound a bit too quick to you? on 01-06-2013 at 03:15 AM
Brewing a lager. It took just under 3 days to see any air lock activity, and air lock activity
stopped on day 6. I measured today with the hydrometer and I am at about 92% of the final
gravity as per ...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest - primary/secondary transfer timing question on 01-06-2013 at 01:23 AM
Hydrometer is at. 016. There is a bunch of brown gunk around the top- looks like mud or...
yeah. It smells like beer and I can smell alcohol. Brought up a sample to taste and it is very
murky. It look...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest - primary/secondary transfer timing question on 01-05-2013 at 11:39 PM
Thank you for your response. I have lager yeast and I will lager my beer for 4 weeks in my
garage, it will be freezing temps here for a while longer so the garage hovers around 40. I
have a hydrometer...
Posted in thread: The new brewer. A cautionary tale. on 01-05-2013 at 05:25 PM
I even regret choosing a lager for my first brew. The temperature requirements are somewhat
doable as I live in NY and it is winter, but I can be exact. Once I make an ale that people
request more of,...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest - primary/secondary transfer timing question on 01-05-2013 at 05:13 PM
I am in the process of making my first brew. I currently have 5 gallons of Oktoberfest on the
7th day of primary fermentation in my basement @ 60-64 degrees (depending on outside temp and
how long I k...