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Ensuring Success With Your First Lagers

Friday, March 20th, 2020

By Old Standby Brewing You’ve been homebrewing for a while now and have pumped out some pretty tasty ales, impressing the hell out of friends and family; probably some IPAs, stouts, maybe even a porter or an ESB. Now you’re thinking you might want to try your skills at a crispy ...

Controlling Fermentation Temperature with a Fermentation Chamber

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Controlling fermentation temperature is a key factor in making repeatable high quality beer. You’ll be amazed at how much your beer will improve by focusing on consistent fermentation temperature, and a related component the yeast pitching rate. Yeast give off different flavor profiles depending on the temperature the fermentation takes place ...

I love my Keezer

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Home brewers who keg their beer have a keezer or kegerator to keep it cold. Kegerator = keg + refrigerator Keezer = kegerator + freezer Keezer = the place where my beer is kept cold and on tap I prefer the Keezers, not to be confused with Geezers... A kegerator or keezer can also double ...

Yeasts the difference between ale and lager

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Beer snobs will insist that there are truly only two types of beer: ales & lagers. While it’s amusing to hear them explain why a German Dopplebock is a lager while a Wietzenbock is an ale, the truth is that they’re not actually talking about flavors or styles, but yeasts. ...

Munich Helles Lager – Spaten Clone (Extract)

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Makes an excellent light lager, but not an American light lager, slightly maltier and more bitter. Very drinkable beer, easy on the palate but not watered down at all. Helles means 'light' in German. This is pretty close to Spaten. Target Volume (Gallons) 5 Total Cost $33.35 Yield (ounces) 630 Cost per 12 oz bottle $0.64 Boil Time 60 min GRAINS Pounds Points/Gal Total Points Cost Extra Light ...

Lagering At Home Video

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

This video shows you what an in home lagering setup looks like. Also includes a look at corny kegs and the temperature controller needed for fermentation of a lager. The beer being fermented is a Munich Helles!

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