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Old 10-25-2012, 02:23 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by tonyc318 View Post
Older thread, but curious about this strain right now. Does the SF lager require a D-rest?
I always do one. Of course, all of my beers get a rest for a few days at a temp slightly warmer than the initial fermentation temp. It encourages the yeast to stay in suspension and do a bit more work cleaning up after themselves, just like a D-rest does.

I bring it up to room temp for 2 days then rack off to keg usually and let it sit for a few weeks at serving temps (or longer if you can). Obviously lagers get better with conditioning, but I've found my beers with SF to be great after 2-3 weeks in the keg.

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Originally Posted by davekippen View Post
Open log Fermenting and gas-can secondary?? I am planning my next brew right now!!
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