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Old 05-05-2009, 03:54 PM   #51
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It's amazing how beers come into their own after a couple of months of aging. Congrats!
Should aging in the keg be done at room temperature or at serving temperature? I currently have mine in the kegerator but would be willing to move it back to room temp if that would decrease the aging time necessary. I was a bit more efficient that I wanted and started at about 1.065 down to 1.012, pushing me to a bit over 7% ABV.

 
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Old 05-05-2009, 05:08 PM   #52
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I'd have to recommend aging as cold as possible, mainly since the style is actually a lager. Lagering really helps make the beer more lager-like.
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Old 05-05-2009, 05:26 PM   #53
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I was a bit more efficient that I wanted and started at about 1.065 down to 1.012, pushing me to a bit over 7% ABV.
Dammit all, I HATE when this happens to me.

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Old 05-05-2009, 10:14 PM   #54
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I'd have to recommend aging as cold as possible, mainly since the style is actually a lager. Lagering really helps make the beer more lager-like.
Consider it done... need to make some space in the keezer... if only I could find some people to drink that 5 gallons of apfelwein....

 
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Old 07-08-2009, 06:38 PM   #55
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What does everyone thing about this converstion? I've never done AG before but figured a mini-mash of a couple of pounds would be a good way to ease in...

4.13 lb Pale Liquid Extract
4.13 lb Pilsner Liquid Extract
2.00 lb Munich Malt
0.50 lb Caramunich Malt
0.50 lb Caravienne Malt

Not changing anything on the hops bill.

 
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Old 07-10-2009, 02:34 AM   #56
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If I wanted to age it for 3 weeks rather than 2 months, should I mash it at 156? Or is the benefit of 2 months of aging really essential?

 
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Old 07-14-2009, 02:53 AM   #57
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Ed,

What was your efficiency on this? 14lbs of grain for a 1.062 seems like a lot. Beersmith puts me at just about 67% efficiency to get those numbers.
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Old 07-14-2009, 11:10 AM   #58
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What was your efficiency on this? 14lbs of grain for a 1.062 seems like a lot. Beersmith puts me at just about 67% efficiency to get those numbers.
Those were my numbers the first time I brewed it.

 
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:38 PM   #59
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any news on substituting 2row? i have a load of that!!
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:53 PM   #60
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any news on substituting 2row? i have a load of that!!
If you have to, go ahead. I try to keep it German myself. It should be fine.

 
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