Last Activity:03-14-2012 10:39 AM
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Lager - Slow Starter? on 03-07-2012 at 07:33 PM
i like to pitch my starter a little warm then wait about 12 hours before i move it into my
lagering fridge. other people will say to pitch cold. but i find pitching warm ensures a
vigorous start and c...
Posted in thread: Noble Grape Festa Brew on 01-25-2012 at 02:39 AM
Howdy mjrb2004, good to see another Nova Scotian!i agree with unionrdr, instructions on festa
brew kits are extremely outdated. Following the instructions will undoubtly make OK beer but
Posted in thread: California common lager yeast on 01-18-2012 at 06:23 PM
Sure, you could most certainly lager with this yeast. Just be sure your target gravity has been
reached after your D-rest. 54F is on the low side of the temp range for this yeast so if i was
you i wou...
Posted in thread: Experimenting with what I got. on 01-17-2012 at 11:18 PM
how did this turn out i am very curious! i hope this batch didn't turn you right off of the
Posted in thread: California common lager yeast on 01-17-2012 at 10:57 PM
I've brewed a great American Light Lager and a nice Oktoberfest with the San Francisco Lager
yeast. I did control my fermentation and kept the yeast on the cool side (around 60*F if I
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question on 01-09-2012 at 01:49 AM
ok thx guys gonna replace the airlock with foil.
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question on 01-09-2012 at 01:33 AM
thanx for the repliesso you guys have the sanitized foil over the flask the whole time? for 36
hours? or just when the yeast is chewing aggressively?
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question on 01-09-2012 at 12:48 AM
hey guys!got two quick questions:i don't have a stirplate yet but plan to make one very soon.
for those that have one i'm wondering the amount of time you guys keep your starter
whirlpooling? is it a ...
Posted in thread: oktoberfest with saflager s-23 on 01-08-2012 at 11:33 PM
cheers! hopefully it turns out great. let me know!
Posted in thread: oktoberfest with saflager s-23 on 01-08-2012 at 04:38 PM
7 days for a D-rest seems long and 3 weeks lagering seems short lol. what temps did you ferment
at? i did my D-rest at roughly SG 1.015 for 3 days at room temp. then lagered at 8C for 7