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Old 01-09-2013, 05:20 PM   #1
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I recently brewed an all grain brown ale. The recipe called for fermentation temperatures around 63 degrees. Its been a cold winter in the midwest lately and I recently discovered that my basement has been around 55 degrees. Will the colder temperature during primary have a negative effect on the beer/yeast?

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Old 01-09-2013, 05:23 PM   #2
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It all depends on the yeast strain. What yeast did you use?

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From what I gather just slow it down, and if you were doing a Lager 55 is perfect.

If an Ale, Porter or Stout just bring it up to temperature and it should get back to pooping CO2 and Alcohol

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