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Posted in thread: A few thoughts after converting to using a Yeast Starter on 01-21-2013 at 07:48 PM
I assume you are only brewing ales at 65-75 degrees. These will typically come out fine without
a starter. But you want your lagers to start fast because you want to get them down to
Posted in thread: Fermentation with Starter on 01-21-2013 at 07:38 PM
I made a 1 1/2 Liter starter with the 2308 Munich Lager yeast and pitched it 24 yours later
when there was obvious activity in the airlock on the flask and a good bit of sediment (I
occasionally took ...
Posted in thread: How long to lager a pilsner? on 06-06-2012 at 03:20 AM
I have a pilsner ~5.5 ABV that I put into the fridge for lagering about a week ago. This is my
first light and lower alcohol lager, as when I do lagers I usually do bocks and maibocks at 6.5
ABV or so...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Lager - Slow Starter? on 05-29-2012 at 12:51 PM
Put it in the upper 40s, but pull it out of the cold and bring up to about 65 about 3/4 of the
way through the ferment. For a doppelbock, this might be around 1.025. Let it go up to another
week at th...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Lager - Slow Starter? on 04-20-2012 at 12:10 PM
Mine started after about 3 days. But I kept it at around 70 degrees until it did. If using this
yeast you should probably use a starter and pitch at a higher temp. Also be sure and give it a
Posted in thread: Question about tubing diameter and foamy beer on 03-28-2012 at 03:09 AM
Length is about the same, maybe 4 feet.
Posted in thread: Question about tubing diameter and foamy beer on 03-28-2012 at 02:55 AM
I acquired a kegerator, typical small fridge type like they sell at Home Depot. It was set up
to work with standard commercial beer kegs. I set about converting it to work with my Cornys.
Really not t...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2206 Bavarian Lager - Slow Starter? on 02-24-2012 at 11:37 PM
I pitched the 2206 48 hours ago in a maibock, OG 1.064, did not use a starter. The package did
not swell at all before I pitched it about 2 hours after I smacked it. I thought that was
unusual since I...