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Old 07-27-2013, 10:39 AM   #1
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Brewer's Best Vienna Lager or Brewer's Best Octoberfest? Which do you you recommend?

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Old 07-27-2013, 11:22 AM   #2
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Do you have the ability to control temperature for a lager? You'll need to ferment cooler than any ale and then chill it even more for the lagering phase. If you can do that, then I suspect you'll like either one.

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Do you have the ability to control temperature for a lager? You'll need to ferment cooler than any ale and then chill it even more for the lagering phase. If you can do that, then I suspect you'll like either one.
What temp should it be fermented at? Can you explain what the lathering stage is? Is it like a secondary? Have never made a lager before
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Here's a better explanation than I could write.

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Lager

If you haven't read it already, "How to Brew" by John Palmer is a great source and he has the first edition online. I feel that the info in there is worth buying the second edition to have at your fingertips when brewing.

www.howtobrew.com

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Here's a better explanation than I could write.

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Lager

If you haven't read it already, "How to Brew" by John Palmer is a great source and he has the first edition online. I feel that the info in there is worth buying the second edition to have at your fingertips when brewing.

www.howtobrew.com
Thanks for the info. I had no idea there was such a difference in making a lager.
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