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Posted in thread: Storing yeast starter in fridge for a week - good idea? on 03-26-2011 at 08:56 PM
I have a lager yeast that I got rolling with a yeast starter but now I'm not able to brew for
another week or so.Can I just place the yeast starter flask in the fridge for the week (with
air lock) and...
Posted in thread: Indoor RIMS/HERMS with natural gas? Safe? on 12-14-2009 at 01:45 AM
Although I'm a little ways off from buying or building a RIMS or HERMS, I'm starting to learn
as much as I can about them. I do not have a garage. I currently brew outside my basement
window and pump ...
Posted in thread: First lager...question about diacetyl rest on 07-17-2009 at 11:52 PM
So you have gone from approx 1.046 SG to approx 1.027 SG? Are you using software to correct for
ethanol in your later readings? If your using software to correct for the ethanol and 7.1 is
Posted in thread: First lager...question about diacetyl rest on 07-17-2009 at 12:53 PM
Isn't it necessary to condition the beer prior to filtering? I have read that filtering will
remove the necessary stuff to allow proper conditioning. That is why I was thinking of
filtering after cond...
Posted in thread: First lager...question about diacetyl rest on 07-16-2009 at 05:29 PM
I'm brewing my first lager and so far so good with primary fermentation. According to my
refractometer I have gone from 11.4 brix at 75 degrees to 7.1 brix at 50 degrees. So I think I
am close to the ...
Posted in thread: No bubbles...why? on 07-01-2009 at 07:03 PM
Thanks for the reassurance everyone. I think the evidence suggests I am just being impatient.
I'm used to seeing obvious signs of fermentation within a day when I brew ales and I just
wanted to get ex...
Posted in thread: No bubbles...why? on 07-01-2009 at 12:21 AM
I just started my first lager and things are off to a very slow start. I'm brewing a pilsner. I
pitched wyeast Czech pilsen yeast (liquid) after rapidly cooling my wort to about 75 degrees. I
Posted in thread: cloudy beer! argh! on 02-03-2009 at 05:31 PM
hadn't thought of that. I have an extra drip tube that I could shorten and use. thanks for all
Posted in thread: cloudy beer! argh! on 02-03-2009 at 12:48 PM
I used liquid wyeast Irish ale. OG was 1.037.
Posted in thread: cloudy beer! argh! on 02-03-2009 at 12:46 PM
I think you may be right. It does seem like I'm just picking up a lot of sediment. If that's
the case then I'll drain off a few pints and see if it clears up. Next time I'm either going to