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Old 02-11-2013, 08:10 PM   #1
Dec 2012
Pittsburgh, PA
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Does anybody cold crash their belgians. I was thinking about leaving in primarry for a month then emediatly cold crashing at around 40 degrees for a nother couple of weeks then keg and let sit for 4 months.

Is there a problem with this. Does it need more time to condition above 40 degrees. Would I loose any yeast flavor?

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Old 02-11-2013, 11:13 PM   #2
Dec 2010
Blandon, Pa
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I've done this once with good results on a ~9% dubbel. Smoothed things out nicely. If you are bottle carbing pitch yeast at bottling or you will have a long wait.

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Old 02-11-2013, 11:16 PM   #3
Jan 2012
Rochester, NY
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I did this to my last dubbel i bottled a week ago. Worried about how long it's going to take to carbonate. I didn't pitch more yeast.

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