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Old 08-12-2010, 12:17 AM   #1
upperNY01brewer
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I want to get going on a Oktoberfest this weekend but am unable to Lager at this time, so I'd like to use a Ale yeast. Any suggestions ? I know this isnt true to the style but I guess this will have to do for now.

 
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Old 08-12-2010, 12:32 AM   #2
devilishprune
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Check out Biermuncher's Oktoberfast recipe. I'm looking to try this one soon.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f63/bier...-ale-ag-39021/

Keep the ferment temp low with a swamp cooler.

 
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Old 08-12-2010, 11:41 AM   #3
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Use Kolsch yeast and ferment around 60 then cold condition for as long as you can stand it.

 
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