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Old 11-25-2012, 05:42 PM   #1
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I'm going to the movies around 6, and I was thinking about mashing in before I left and when I got back 3-3 1/2 hours, I would drain/sparge as soon as I get back. Could I run into any problems with lactic bacteria? It's a light lager so it couldn't handle any slight off flavors.

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Old 11-25-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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Lactic won't be an issue since you will be boiling after. 3.5 hours isn't enough to get them going.

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