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Posted in thread: Lager (Baltic) Porter Fermentation? on 10-26-2016 at 03:00 PM
My fermentation chamber can only get the temp down to 40F, is this too hot? I really need to
bypass the mini-fridge thermostat.I'm ususally 32F-36F degrees for 1 month. At that temp and
time, yeast au...
Posted in thread: Lager (Baltic) Porter Fermentation? on 10-23-2016 at 06:55 PM
I agree with Jon, I bet it'll be fine. Maybe just a hint of fruitiness. Lager fermentation can
take longer than 11 days - i never secondary a lager that soon (if I secondary at all). With
Posted in thread: Galaxy / Nelson Sauvin IPA? on 10-23-2016 at 06:17 PM
My report back - it was a success. The hop combo is perfect, and dry hop level great as well.
It's not as light and clean as I typically drink, but that's a water issue on my end. I need to
work on my...
Posted in thread: Dry hopped my primary. Go for secondary? on 09-02-2016 at 01:49 PM
The real question is Is the fermenting done? The only way to tell is w/two hydrometer readings
that show no change. No secondary needed.Next time I'd encourage you to use a hydrometer and
dry hop once...
Posted in thread: Galaxy / Nelson Sauvin IPA? on 09-02-2016 at 01:41 PM
Off topic, I've heard that polka in your sig many, many, many times. My uncle plays in a polka
band in western PA.:mug:Very cool. I'm a U of Iowa grad / fan and for some unknown reason, the
Posted in thread: Galaxy / Nelson Sauvin IPA? on 09-01-2016 at 11:06 PM
I just put this on tap and it is delicious. I used simcoe, but I think yours will be good too.
Receipe is for 10g22 Lbs Pale Ale Malt 2-Row 3 Lbs Vienna 1 lbs Carapils 1.00 ozMagnum [12.0%]
- First Wo...
Posted in thread: Galaxy / Nelson Sauvin IPA? on 09-01-2016 at 11:02 PM
no worries.Your sticking with Cascade @0 i see.Typo. Fixed it. Cascade @ 30
Posted in thread: Simple Lager? on 08-31-2016 at 04:13 AM
It sounds like you should be able to ferment pretty easily in the target range of 45-50 F for
basic lagers. This is how I do it: I'll raise the beers temperature (diacetyl rest) at the
end of fermen...
Posted in thread: Galaxy / Nelson Sauvin IPA? on 08-31-2016 at 03:28 AM
here is what I'll end up brewing:10 gallon finished batch.1.064 SG, 81 IBU, 6 SRM23 lb 2row
US1.25 Victory1 lb Munich1 lb white wheat malt1 oz chinook @ 602 oz cascade @ 303 oz Galaxy @
03 oz Nelson S...
Posted in thread: Oak flavor question on 08-30-2016 at 03:40 AM
Is there any way that the less oaky bottles had more oxygen exposure than the others? More head
space or different caps that leaked?