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Old 01-31-2008, 09:16 PM   #1
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Default Lager starter temp?

When doing a starter with a lager such as White Labs San Fransisco Lager, is room temp. OK or do some of you do it lower?

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Room temp is fine. If possible, cool it and decant before you pitch it.

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Thanks, Frink. I'll do both. The starter looks pretty typical, however I realize sometimes lager yeasts are a bit slower and need strong starter.

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Yup. I'm doing my first lager Saturday, and I'm bumping it up to a gallon tonight.

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