Originally Posted by avidhomebrewer
You could use that time for a diacetyl rest for the doppelbock. Let it sit for about 3 days at room temp, rack, then lager (around 30) for as long as you can. That is how I make my lagers and it works quite well.
Four weeks into lagering is a bit late for a diacetyl rest...
I'd just say forget the cold-crashing of the pale. I rarely do it, and typically get crystal-clear beers.