2 weeks primary is good for a lager and then taste for diacetyl and if there is none you can transfer to a secondary and lager but do a diacetyl rest at 60F for 48 hours if you taste it. Then you can taste again to make sure it is gone and then lager for 6 to 8 weeks at 36F.
Ref: How to Brew - By John Palmer - When to Lager
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Last edited by WBC; 11-15-2008 at 02:48 PM.