Last weekend 2 of my friends and me tried brewing a lager (doppelbock) for the first time. Brewing went well, but not the yeast! We are now 4 days later, and no sign of activity. Gravity taken: did ...
I'm brewing my first true lager with White Labs WLP800 and the krausen won't fall. I'm being somewhat impatient because it's taking up primary space right now. I pitched at 44°f and let it rise to ...
I came across a couple similar questions, but not exactly what I was looking for. I only have a short period where I have time to brew, but my starter isn't ready and some cooling equipment. Are ...
What techniques would you suggest for cooling a lager during the lagering phase? Further, how important is the stability of that temperature?
Will dry yeast do any good when brewing a lager or is it necessary that you use a liquid one? I am talking about making some kind of starter with the yeast, not just pitching it into the fermenter. ...