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Posted in thread: Bavarian Lager start time on 03-20-2014 at 02:29 PM
Woke up this morning to krausen. I guess it was just a slower start than I've grown accustomed
to with ales.
Posted in thread: Bavarian Lager start time on 03-19-2014 at 01:50 PM
So I'm making a maibock and my process was thus: 1 pack Wyeast Bavarian Lager yeast 1.5 liter
starter on stir plate for 1.5 days Second 1.5 liter starter on stir plate for another day and a
Posted in thread: Guarding a biere de garde on 12-30-2013 at 08:18 PM
On a related note, then ... is there any style which is suited to 3711 other than saison? The
Wyeast website lists the following styles:Styles: Belgian Blond Ale Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Posted in thread: How seriously do you take homebrewing? on 12-30-2013 at 08:08 PM
What do other people think of your beer? If everyone else loves it then maybe you're
over-analyzing it. What are you doing with your water? Maybe the off flavors have something to
do with mineralizati...
Posted in thread: Ack! My new tap handles won't fit! on 12-30-2013 at 06:08 PM
I have a 2 faucet tower with those chalkboard handles. What I do is rotate them a little (as
you're facing them left side clockwise, right side counterclockwise). Neither is facing
forward, they each ...
Posted in thread: Guarding a biere de garde on 12-30-2013 at 03:36 PM
The kind owner of my local brew shop gave my the 3725 gratis which was how it ended up in the
batch. I was originally considering using the 3711 as I have a bunch of it in the fridge. I'm
Posted in thread: keg tags on 12-30-2013 at 02:38 PM
I use the luggage tags you get at the airline check in desk. While I'm waiting in line I just
stuff a couple handfuls in my bag. I consider it a small return on the $50 investment I'm
making in my che...
Posted in thread: Fermentation times for belgian tripel on 12-30-2013 at 02:18 PM
I don't bottle, so I'm not that sure if you would need more yeast or not. I'd think there
should still be plenty of viable cells. If you're going to carb it like a typical triple,
though, you're proba...
Posted in thread: Guarding a biere de garde on 12-30-2013 at 02:09 PM
Thanks for the tips. Into the glass it goes. Those valves look interesting. I'm guessing you
just stick it in the hole of a drilled rubber stopper like you would an airlock and it will
only let air ou...
Posted in thread: Guarding a biere de garde on 12-29-2013 at 03:17 PM
I'm not sure if I posted this in the correct section of the forum, but I have a question
regarding the "guarding" of a biere de garde. Specifically, what type of container should I
use? I'm guessing t...