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Old 01-19-2008, 11:43 PM   #1
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Im brewing my first lager... Fridge is at 48 degrees now. When I bottle can I keep the bottles at room temperature or should I keep the bottles in the fridge at 48 deg? I real stoked for this batch and really dont wanna mess it up

 
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Old 01-19-2008, 11:49 PM   #2
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After you lager in the carboy, you bottle the beer and allow it to carb up at room temperature.

I ferment at 48-50 degrees in primary, and then rack to the carboy when it's done and slowly lower the temp (5 degrees per day) until I'm at 34 degrees. I leave it at 34 degrees for about 4-6 weeks or so before I bottle.
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