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Posted in thread: Lagering on 12-07-2012 at 03:36 PM
What was your fermentation timeframe before bottling? I've never lagered in bottles, always in
a carboy in a temp controlled fridge. Once lagering is complete I bottle or keg after that. I
dont think ...
Posted in thread: Lagering on 12-07-2012 at 03:33 PM
70 bottles of beer in the kitchen fridge for a few months..... Nice concept, but the wife tends
to like food being in there. We have differing priorities in life... Maybe I need a drinking
fridge in t...
Posted in thread: Lagering on 12-07-2012 at 03:12 PM
ZegIf I leave them in the ambient they will be in the 80's mostly (summer down under so could
have periods quite a bit higher too)Or I could jam the bottles in and around the ale
fermentation in the f...
Posted in thread: Lagering on 12-07-2012 at 07:54 AM
Just bottled a pilsener and ideally would like to use my temp controlled fridge to ferment
another brew before committing it to lagering. Any reason why a couple of weeks warm in bottles
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 11-19-2012 at 10:51 PM
In Adelaide for a work trip and did a lap of coopers just to take in the aroma before my
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 11-13-2012 at 10:03 AM
Tidied up the man cave for bottling day, kicked out a possum who had taken up residence, and
created a few empty bottles. :-)
Posted in thread: TSA rides again! on 11-07-2012 at 03:51 PM
Gonna start brewing naked and take a bath in starsan too just to be sure...
Posted in thread: (fast, then) slow fermentation? on 10-29-2012 at 10:14 AM
Thanks for replying guys. I am learning to trust the process! Yeast was ale yeast 514 which
came with the kit (country brewer). Will let it sit and go lay on the beach!
Posted in thread: (fast, then) slow fermentation? on 10-29-2012 at 09:19 AM
Hi guysRunning a simple amber ale kit to stock up quickly for summer in Australia. All per
recipe, 22 litres, 1050 og, dry ale yeast, and fermented at 22c (72f). Fermented like crazy
from 3 hours in a...
Posted in thread: What can I do with this cracked carboy? on 10-18-2012 at 07:07 AM
Toss it. You will only get wrecked beer and sooner or later it will collapse and flood your