Last Activity:03-09-2007 3:03 PM
Posted in thread: Lagering Question on 03-09-2007 at 08:03 PM
Thinking the same thing Kai. My lagers aren't ready for secondary until GENERALLY 2 to 3 weeks
after pitching yeast.It was actually in the primary for 17 days (2 1/2 weeks approx). I was
Posted in thread: Lagering Question on 03-06-2007 at 05:31 PM
Thanks everyone. A little reassurance goes a long way.
Posted in thread: Lagering Question on 03-05-2007 at 10:19 PM
How long should I shoot for in lagering my first attempt at a Pilsner? I had it in the primary
for approx 10 days at a temp of generally 50 degrees (w/ +/- of 1-5 degrees). I then
transferred it to a ...
Posted in thread: Fellow homebrewers, meet my new beer engine . . . on 08-29-2006 at 09:31 PM
I had the joy of experiencing "real ale" in the UK about 5 years ago and they truly taste
amazing. I also think that a force-carbed ale pumped out of my kegerator in my back room also
tastes amazing. ...
Posted in thread: 06.06.06 Brew day, post your results, tips, gripes... on 08-22-2006 at 03:54 PM
Just wanted to chime in on my results. I brewed mine back in mid-April and transferred it to a
corny after letting it sit in the primary and secondary for a total of approx 1 month. The
corny sat in m...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Lager Recipe on 05-26-2006 at 09:23 PM
Well, I went with the 4 lbs of LME and .5 lbs of honey and Tett hops and used a Ringwood ale
yeast smack pack. I've had in the keg for a little under 2 weeks now and it's exactly what I
was wanting. I...
Posted in thread: How good is your sanitation? The George Fix test on 05-26-2006 at 09:04 PM
I have a couple questions about the test.1) If you use the same sanitizing steps for all of
your pertinent brewing items, how easy is it to pinpoint the bottleneck, so to speak, in the
system? More im...
Posted in thread: Entering Clone Recipes in HB comp, Ethical? on 05-03-2006 at 10:05 PM
Of course it is (ethical). Unless the creator of the recipe came and brewed it for you--it is
your recipe, IMHO. Anyone can use the same ingredients. Brewing the beer and your techniques
are what is g...
Posted in thread: Lager with ease! on 05-02-2006 at 05:27 PM
I'm also surprised that fermentation at 65F worked for you. What yeast strain did you use? KaiI
was going to ask that as well considering everything I read has the top end of the fermentation
temp at ...
Posted in thread: Lager with ease! on 05-02-2006 at 05:05 PM
Gabe,I actually plan on starting my first lager tonight. My ingredients (after some helpful
suggestions from members of this thread) for a honey lager is as follows:4 lbs LME.5 lbs
Honey.75 oz Tettnan...