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Old 01-26-2013, 06:26 AM   #1
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I am brewing lager with LME at 21 * C . Why after 3 days the fermentation becoming very slow nearly stop. Anyone could help me

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Old 01-26-2013, 01:35 PM   #2
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Sorry but @ 21C you are brewing ale. The fermentation has slowed because it is about finished.

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Old 01-26-2013, 01:50 PM   #3
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Sorry but @ 21C you are brewing ale. The fermentation has slowed because it is about finished.
Or he might be brewing a lager much too warm...(too warm for ale too in my opinion).

What yeast are you using? If it is truly a lager yeast, you should be fermenting much much cooler. It will ferment at 21C - quite rapidly in fact - but you will end up with a bunch of off-flavors.
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