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Old 05-02-2011, 02:35 PM   #1
Nov 2010
Bangor, Maine
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Hey guys I did my first wheat beer last night All grain. Very pumped! I used the Safbrew WB-06 because I wanted to go straight wheat style. It says to ferment at 59-75 degrees. Is there any problem if i ferment in the mid to low 50's? Or is that too cold for that yeast?

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Old 05-02-2011, 03:15 PM   #2
Jan 2010
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I wouldnt recommend it. it may be too cold for the yeast and put alot to sleep, plus the ester profile would be entirely different than it is meant to be

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Old 05-02-2011, 03:17 PM   #3
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Yup, too cold. Keep it around 65-70F. I've fermented it up to 78F with good results.
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