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How to Bottle a Lager?
« on: December 09, 2014, 08:07:22 PM »
I have a Oktoberfest Lager to bottle.  Its been in the frig at 38 degrees in a secondary for 3 months.  Should I let the secondary get to room temp before I bottle?  I will add priming sugar when bottling.

Thanks for any suggestions!!
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Re: How to Bottle a Lager?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2014, 10:11:44 PM »
There's no need to warm the lager. Carbonation will take longer that way (maybe as long as a month), but heck Oktoberfests are Marzens in spring!

If you do warm the beer for faster carbonation, keep it at or below 55 F to avoid introducing any short term yeast signatures.
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