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  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-22-2012 at 11:01 AM
    This sort of thing I simply cannot understand. Do what you like with your own beer, of course.
    And it may even be true that your beer has no problems when you under pitch. But suggesting
    (indirectly) ...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-22-2012 at 10:09 AM
    Murray, any success so far? Keeping fingers crossed for you.Vale

  • Posted in thread: Yeast on 02-22-2012 at 09:39 AM
    Can you over yeast?Do you mean over-pitch? :pIn a commercial brewing setting you most
    definitely can, but they pitch with concentrated yeast slurry only. In a home brew setting I
    very much doubt that ...

  • Posted in thread: need help identifying an off flavor on 02-21-2012 at 02:38 PM
    Could it be dyacetil? It does make beers taste more full-bodied than they actually
    are.Cheers,Vale

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-21-2012 at 08:02 AM
    If you've been pitching one vial or smack-pack, I think it'd be very surprising.Life is full of
    surprises.

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-20-2012 at 02:40 PM
    The batch is a shade under 20 litres, so about 5 gallons in a glass carboyI regularly pitch up
    to 28 liters with a single Wyeast Activator smack-pack and never had any problems with
    fermentation getti...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-20-2012 at 11:29 AM
    Thanks Guys. I will raise temperature to 10C straight away, and will gently agitate the yeast
    cake to get things moving. I willl see if that works before pitching more yeast. The Wyeast
    activator pack...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-20-2012 at 11:28 AM
    Hi,The beer is quite clear, the taste is very sweet obviously but has awesome malt flavours
    evident, and I really want to make this batch a winner.What do you think?This is definitely not
    a good sign,...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-20-2012 at 11:18 AM
    ok, then I think fermentation is happening, because I am seeing a drop (albeit a slow one) in
    gravity. I will give it another 5 or 6 days and see if it is still dropping, or has stopped. If
    it were to...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 02-20-2012 at 10:17 AM
    At that temperature fermentation is supposed to be slow, especially with the rather low
    pitching rates that we home brewers use as compared to commercial breweries. I personally
    ferment my lagers at a...

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