I am planning on making a raspberry cream ale & have a question that i have not really found an answer for in searching.
I am planning on adding fresh raspberries (boiled obviously) rather than extract to impart the flavor, i have read threads stating that its prefectly acceptable & will yield good results if i add them to the primary after fermentation has finished. Obviously this will start a second fermentation & and alcohol to the final product.
Heres my question, if i cold crash (for a few days, week?) after primary fermentation & then add the raspberries, will the yeast reactivate or will the cold crashing prevent them from doing so? Is there a specific amount of time i should cold crash to acheive that?
Please keep in mind i will be kegging & force carbing so i dont care if there is no active yeast for carbing.