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by Lagermeister
Fri Jan 07, 2005 8:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What level brewer are you?
Replies: 14
Views: 21574

Actually I started home brewing back in the early 60's with a ten gallon crock pot, Allstar yeast and a can of malt syrup. I bottled the beer in the old clear quart bottles of Millers. I have been doing all grain for about 6 years and would never go back to extract or bottling. By the way Azor, have...
by Lagermeister
Fri Jan 07, 2005 8:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mainers
Replies: 1
Views: 3603

I'm not a Maniac, but I have relatives in Waterville and Brewer. How did Brewer get its name? Could it have anything to do with beer? I will be back in Maine in August, I want to go to the Rockland lobster festival, and also visit some friends in Bar Harbour, or is it Ba Haba? I also want to visit t...
by Lagermeister
Tue Dec 28, 2004 5:11 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Help With Lager Recipes
Replies: 5
Views: 12858

I agree with Tom 100%. Personally I would brew ales before moving on to lagers. One reason is, it will be ready much sooner then a lager. Plus you really do need to slowly bring the temperature down to 31 to 32 degrees for lagering. I am currently lagering a Marzen Octoberfest, which I am not planni...
by Lagermeister
Tue Dec 28, 2004 5:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Will my yeast activate
Replies: 2
Views: 4625

How old was the yeast packet? Yeast has a shelf life. Try to get the freshest possible. There is a date code on the packet. Generally speaking for each month add one more day for the yeast to rise. I always check the date code, and in addition make a starter which adds the amount of yeast to pitch. ...