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master pint larger

Post by glenn1960 » Sun May 21, 2017 2:18 pm

eh up my name is glenn not been brewin for a bit so i need help tryin larger for the first time how long beore the larger clears when botteled did mine 11 days ago still foggy can anyone help cheers

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Re: master pint larger

Post by Haydnexport » Mon May 22, 2017 1:36 pm

I don't bottle my lagers, but here's my rough schedule when i make lager. Let it ferment for at least 2 (usually 3) weeks at 12c then rise up to 16 for a couple of days . Transfer to a clean sanitized vessel and cool to 1-2 c for at least 4 weeks , 6 better then keg and carb. Beer is usually nice and bright by then, you don't really want to rush lager.


Re: master pint larger

Post by AnthonyUK » Mon May 22, 2017 1:52 pm

Larger = bigger ;)

Lager is from German for a beer that is stored and has become a term for this style of beer where it is 'lagered' for a period of time to achieve its distinctive characteristics.
During this lagering period which is normally at low temperatures for a few weeks, helps with the clarity issue.
If it was not clear when you bottled then try and store it somewhere cool for a while.

It is one of the more difficult and time consuming types of beer to make properly.

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