Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > temp to ferment at
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-17-2011, 10:51 PM   #1
pandabear
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: glastonbury, connecticut
Posts: 7
Default temp to ferment at

Im brewing a german lager but using the wyeast german ale yeast since I can't get it to a lower temp. I am going to primary ferment at 58° and secondary the same. Totaling about 14 days. After should I bottle and condition in the frig? I know this yeast can handle the lower temp. Or should I primary and secondary ferment at 58° for a longer period? I really want to get it to a lower temp. Its a german lager recipe.
Any suggestions would be great.

__________________
pandabear is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-17-2011, 10:53 PM   #2
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Upper Michigan
Posts: 61,033
Liked 4455 Times on 3243 Posts
Likes Given: 866

Default

I'd suggest either bottling it and keeping it at 70 degrees until it's carbed up, and then cold conditioning it in the fridge OR doing now in the secondary. If you can't cold condition in a carboy, then bottling it and doing it after carbonation occurs would be a valid way to do it.

__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006
Yooper is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-17-2011, 11:51 PM   #3
pandabear
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: glastonbury, connecticut
Posts: 7
Default

Thanks, what do you mean by doing now in the secondary? Ya I can't cold condition in the carboy yet(ooking into chest freezers and temperature controlling options).

__________________
pandabear is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools