Originally Posted by mdstrobe
And I just checked the White Labs vial and it says that fermentation temperatures should be over 70F, while the instructions say to lager it while fermenting.
I'm worried about esters developing.
The White Labs Lager Yeast vials suggest keeping the temp around 70 until fermentation begins.
Then you should reduce the temperature to 50-60 degrees. Sometimes you get esters & sometimes you don't. RHAHB.