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Old 11-03-2010, 10:20 AM   #1
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What causes the need for a diacetyl rest when brewing a lager? I have read here where guys say the do it, some say they don't....
Also, how long is a diacetyl rest when one is needed?

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Here is the UBER thread on Diacetyl. Preventing Diacetyl -or- "Hold The Butter Please"

Should explain everything,


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