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Old 01-07-2011, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default Lagering at Ale Temps?

Can someone point me in the direction of an ale recipe that would turn out like a lager. i don't have temp controls and i can keep the fermenter at about62*F.

is there a high fermenting lager yeast?

SWMBO and i would like something like a Sam Adams lightish.

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you could use a German Ale/Kolsch yeast - this works well in the low 60s and gives a clean beer

you could also try the San Fransisco Lager yeast - it's "meant" for California Common style beers, which are lagers fermented on the warm side. My brothers and I made something we called "Boston Common" using this yeast with a Sam Adams Boston Lager recipe.


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I have used W1007 for both a cream ale & an alt; fermented in the low 60's produces a very clean beer. Make something along the lines of 1.040 OG & it should be light.
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California Ale yeast nuff said...trust me ...nuff said
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you could use a German Ale/Kolsch yeast - this works well in the low 60s and gives a clean beer

you could also try the San Fransisco Lager yeast - it's "meant" for California Common style beers, which are lagers fermented on the warm side. My brothers and I made something we called "Boston Common" using this yeast with a Sam Adams Boston Lager recipe.
Side question, where did you find that recipe? Sam is one of my favorite beers.
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Sam's Lager is not my fav but i do like SA light.
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Sam's Lager is not my fav but i do like SA light.
I find SA season to be one of the best beers made by the "bigger" breweries. Summer, Octoberfest, Winter...excellent beer.
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i also love their 48th lat. IPA and their noble Pilz.
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Wyeast has a Bohemium Lager that is designed specifically for temp ranges from 50-65F. I use it a lot. My ales taste clean like a Lager and I ferment at 60-65. Go to their website and look it up.

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