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Old 02-04-2008, 01:48 PM   #1
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My Mid-west red Lager has had 8 days in the primary and two weeks in the secondary so far.
I was going to wait at least two more weeks.

The directions say 3 to 12 weeks total

What say you? how long should I wait to bottle my first batch??


 
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Old 02-04-2008, 11:25 PM   #2
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Follow those directions for that "larger."
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Old 02-06-2008, 02:02 AM   #3
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zog?!?!?!!!!
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:17 PM   #4
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What temperature is the secondary? If you are 40F-45F, 4 weeks might be fine. If you are 32F-40F, I would leave it another few weeks further. With a lager typically the longer the better. I would recommend to leave in the bottle about three weeks at room temp then chill for a week. Total time (brew to drink) would be about 10 weeks. Enjoy!

 
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:19 PM   #5
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hehe...I've got a red, larger one for ya.
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:24 PM   #6
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Come on Brother! People already think the we Kentucky boys are inbred or retarded or both. You bothered to edit the post, but you didn't bother to spell lager right!

I mean it in good fun. I know that we from Ky are actually incredibly good looking, if not rocket scientists (examples: Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, me)

I recommend Lagering it in the bottle if you intend to bottle.
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:27 PM   #7
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Hm, yes, comparing yourself to Tom Cruise, perhaps not the bestest of ideas.

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•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)

 
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:31 PM   #8
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ughh... I made it about 2 minutes into that video before feeling the need to crap my pants in disgust....
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Old 02-06-2008, 03:33 PM   #9
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Yeah I hate him but evidently he is good looking when he keeps his mouth shut. I look more like Johnny Depp anyways.........(in Edward Scissorhands)
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Old 02-06-2008, 08:07 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by WillPall
Follow those directions for that "larger."


Geeez, thank god you guys are perfect .

This is why I come here for advice.

I coulds be a stupic briar hopper buts I am smarts e nuff to ax you fellers for add vise.

Stupid is as stupid types

 
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