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Old 04-26-2009, 01:17 PM   #1
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Default Lagering to Bottling... do I need to get it back to room temp?

Or can I just bottle with it still at the lager temp (38)?

The reason I ask is will the priming sugar adequately dissolve if the beer is still at 38 degrees?


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I let my beers stabilize to room temp when bottling my Lagers, then take a temp reading and caclulate my priming sugar for that temp....

So I would take it out, and set it aside for 3-4 hours and let it warm upp.


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Just dissolve the priming sugar in 1/2 cup of hot water.
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