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Old 10-19-2006, 04:15 PM   #1
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Default Lager, OG 1.043 - Current 1.014, time for diacytl rest or no?

As the topic says, when do I do my rest? The gravity is at 1.014 and is supposed to have a final gravity of 1.08, when should I do the rest? The krausen is beginning to fall to the bottom and will probably be there tomorrow. Also, this is my plan for after the rest:

Secondary @ 53 for another week, then keg @ 32 for 1-2 months.

Edit: By the way, I tasted it when I did the gravity test and it tastes awesome! Tastes ready to drink to me, but i'll wait


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Old 10-19-2006, 04:29 PM   #2
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Well, after doing some more reading, I'm going to bring it inside. But i'd still like to hear your responses.
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Old 10-19-2006, 04:32 PM   #3
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i have only done a couple of lagers - i did the rest after the krausen fell
i didn't do a hydrometer test
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