Hmm... that's a good question. I only have a few lagers under my belt (one of them a true Oktoberfest/Marzen brewed in March and lagered until October) but I would venture to guess it's probably fine if it doesn't get lagered immediately.
Primary: air and sadness =(
Kegged: air and sadness =(
Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)
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