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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #30 on: April 18, 2014, 06:00:54 PM »
Hah, while I absolutely understand where you are coming from being results driven, I do enjoy the science part of it too :)

Well wouldn't the maximum be defined as the current o2 concentration on the planet? You can't get more than that without using pure 02, correct?

Air is about 20% oxygen,  so 20 parts per hundred, which is way more that 12 parts per million.
What dissolves into the wort is another thing entirely, Jim.
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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #31 on: April 18, 2014, 09:11:57 PM »
Right, I dont think the two are related at all. Otherwise I would be 20% oxygen

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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #32 on: May 06, 2014, 09:27:22 AM »
WE just couldn't stand it, so we tried a bit last night off one of the kegs.  Now I know why I don't brew lagers.  It is a very light, yellow beer.  No off flavors (that I could identify) and surprisingly not all that sweet.

Well, another two weeks or so, and I'll try and sell a couple kegs.  It will be interesting to see how it sells.  (If it sells)

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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #33 on: May 06, 2014, 10:19:42 AM »
There are lots of other lager styles out there if you don't like the yellow stuff. Maerzen, bock, dopplebock, schwarzbier, etc. Try a couple before you rule them all out entirely.
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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #34 on: May 06, 2014, 10:23:39 AM »
There are lots of other lager styles out there if you don't like the yellow stuff. Maerzen, bock, dopplebock, schwarzbier, etc. Try a couple before you rule them all out entirely.

+1.  Cold fermented doesn't mean yellow.
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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #35 on: May 06, 2014, 10:41:56 AM »
I hear ya guys, and I'm actually starting to taste more and more lagers.  My best brew friend is big into lagers, and teaching me a thing or two. 

And my little road trip from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids next month will give me plenty of opportunity to try some more. 


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Re: First time doing a true lager
« Reply #36 on: May 06, 2014, 06:52:51 PM »
I'm a huge fan of Icicle Dirtyface Amber (lager). Give its go for inspiration some time