True Lager beers ferment in the 50's, so my guess is it was an Ale yeast. As for the cider taste, let the yeasts clean up after themselves. One week is way too soon to be tasting your beer. The flavor comes from Acetylaldehyde, which the yeast should convert to alcohol with time.
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