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Old 09-22-2012, 01:01 PM   #1
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Default Fermenting lager at 6c (42.8f)?????

Hello I have turned my fridge up but best I can get is 6c' , am using Bavarian lager yeast 2206. Recommended 8-14 (46-58), if I make a started will this still work at this temp??


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Old 09-22-2012, 01:20 PM   #2
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Old 09-22-2012, 02:29 PM   #3
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Yes it should work, just keep in mind that fermentation is going to take a bit longer than it would around 50.

Edit: and yes, make a huge starter to kick it off.
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Maybe. I haven't had any luck fermenting lagers below about 46, even with a huge starter.
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