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Old 02-25-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
cleinen
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Cross posting this from beginner forum maybe this is the better place for it. I ordered the Kolsch kit from midwest today for a future brew once a fermentor is available. Any tips or recipe adjustments I should make?

 
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:07 PM   #2
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I am thinking of doing 14 days ferment at 68 degrees and then 14 days at 40 degrees. Does this seem right for a Kolsch?

 
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Old 02-26-2011, 11:19 PM   #3
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You have the ability to keep it at 40? That sounds good, although the first two weeks could maybe go a couple degrees below 68.

For recipe adjustments, my suggestion is brew it as is. I think there's sometimes a tendency to think that any kit is improved with fruit, spices vanilla and/or more hops. IMO, they aren't.

 
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:53 AM   #4
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I am just finishing up a keezer build which will give me the ability to ferment at 40 degrees.

 
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