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Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning/lagering Kolsch on 04-12-2015 at 09:35 PM
Hi, am aboutto botlle my lager. It has been inprimary for 6 weeks . No airlock action any more.
Should i add priming sugar before botlling? Or should i just bottle and hope the yaest is
active enough ...
Posted in thread: Type of water for boil on 04-10-2015 at 02:29 PM
I used to get off tastes from tap water, but several batches ago started using campden tablets,
which kill chlorine, and have not had one issue since. Bottled water works well too.
Posted in thread: Two single setups vs one double on 04-07-2015 at 11:07 PM
If you have the space and $$ then the two individual set ups sound great, I dont know of a down
Posted in thread: Bottling - when/how to add sugar on 04-07-2015 at 03:24 PM
Sugar solution first then rack the beer on top. Probably overkill but I do give the beer a very
gentle stir occasionally while filling the bottles, maybe 2-3 times throughout the 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Mold in washed yeast on 04-05-2015 at 06:11 PM
The yeast was only about 6 weeks old. Four weeks ago I used one jar from the same washing for a
beer I just bottled up, there was no evidence of any problems when I used it and the beer seems
Posted in thread: Problem with temperature controller on 04-02-2015 at 03:00 PM
I find the temp swings will be smaller with a full carboy inside. Plus the liquid temp will not
swing as wide as the air temp does.
Posted in thread: Mold in washed yeast on 04-02-2015 at 02:32 PM
Opened up a jar of washed WLP001 to make a starter for a weekend brew and noticed a few black
moldy looking spots floating around. It was in 3 jars I had left. The yeast bed in the bottom
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Recipe (from A Noob) on 03-11-2015 at 01:39 AM
Taste preference is different for all. Your options 2/3/4 do have more bitterness (IBUs) than
is typical for a cream ale style, but you may like the additional hops. Option 1 with Liberty
should have ...
Posted in thread: Cold Storage & bottle carb times on 02-27-2015 at 08:26 PM
For try to move them to a warmer spot (70f or so). It greatly speed up the process. Your beer
should have plenty of yeast no need to add.
Posted in thread: Under-Fermented on 02-19-2015 at 09:43 PM
If you had measured 1.022 for 2 or 3 days straight it was done, if it was a single reading then
you don't really know. F.G.s are targets, not all beers finish dead on. If the beers are well