Originally Posted by Yattering82
This my first post on the forum and this is my first batch of home brew. I got all of the kit as a birthday present and I am in the process of making some Pilsner Lager. I brewed it in the fermentation bin for the required time then moved it to a pressure barrel. However the lager just won't clear. It has been in the pressure barrel for 3 weeks now. Still not clearing. Is there something I'm doing wrong?
Any help would be much appreciated.
Well since you are just getting in to the hobby I have to ask, have you researched the requirements for lagers? Most new brewers stray away from lagers due to the necessity to ferment the beer at low consistent temps usually by means of a dedicated fridge. Most lagers will in fact take longer to clear due to the low temperatures which slow down the yeast. If you are controlling the temp properly this would be why it is taking time and it will be every bit of two months or more to ferment it like you should.