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Old 03-18-2010, 05:19 PM   #1
Mar 2009
Port Washington, WI
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Brewing my first lager, and noticed that the krausen was only 1/2" high. It lasted for a couple days then fell back in. I still have vigorous bubbling, about 1 per second. Iím on day 4 for primary. I was wondering is this usual for a lager? Should I pitch more yeast? Or am I being an over concerned brewer?

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Old 03-18-2010, 07:32 PM   #2
Feb 2010
Leavenworth, Wa
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Your being an over concerned brewer. RDWHAHB as they say. Lagers do some funny things during fermentation. As long as the temps are right, just let it do it's thing
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