Tigermoth
At long last my Holsten Pilsner is now out of the fridge. I've had it in for one month at 4c and will be ready for bottling tomorrow, yeh.

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Clibit
Tigermoth wrote:
At long last my Holsten Pilsner is now out of the fridge. I've had it in for one month at 4c and will be ready for bottling tomorrow, yeh.

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Is that a gallon demijohn? Is the beer red?
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Tigermoth
No there is about 19 or 20 litres in there. The vessel holds about 6 gallons I think, it is a fairly old glass carboy and is heavy to lift without anything in it, I have recently purchased a plastic job that fits better into my new fridge set up that I have just purchased so I can get a better fermentation temperature control. It looks red but it is about a 3 or 4 RSM colour when looking at a sample. In the pic' you are looking through quite a lot of ale. I will post a pic of the finished ale in a glass after I have bottle conditioned it.
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Clibit
Aha! Makes sense now! 
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GHW
It’s a lovely colour and really clear! Perfect as you come into spring/summer down there!
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Chug
looking good, but be careful moving those large demijohns when full, I just tapped one against a metal chair once and it smashed! [facebook-emoticon--terrified-with-fear]
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Tigermoth
Yes that's always a worry, I have put it to rest now after this bottling and have got a plastic one - much lighter and safer. It's a very hoppy pilsner, I used Hercules as the bittering hops, I like it but I will give it a good session when it has conditioned in the bottle for a couple of weeks, I brewed it in mind for my daughters who like a lager style when they visit. This is the first lager after all these years of brewing I have made ......... Yes I know I can hear you now saying WHAT!!! but I am jumping out of the square and will be making some more.
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