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Old 08-26-2010, 10:05 PM   #1
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I am fermenting a lager at 50 degrees right now. When is the diacetyl rest best performed. I think answer is right at the end of fermentation around the end of the 3rd week

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Old 08-26-2010, 10:11 PM   #2
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Actually, most will say it's when you're about 3/4 of the way to your estimated FG. That could be quicker than 3 weeks.

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