cold crashing in primary

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roth_nj

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i have my first brew in the primary now. it will be 2 weeks on friday.

i was gonna just leave it in there for the 3 week and not use a secondary.

i have a fridge that runs at about 55...

should i put it in there for the next week and a half to help clear it out?
 

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55 is not very cool for a fridge, but it will help.

I drop mine to 37 degrees for a few days before kegging.
 
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55 is not very cool for a fridge, but it will help.

I drop mine to 37 degrees for a few days before kegging.
i will go all the way down... but the highest it goes is about 55...

so what should i put it at?
 

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This is something I have considered doing, but since I don't keg (still bottle) will cold crashing impact the yeast enough to keep from getting good carbonation? Im trying to keep my roggenbier in the mid to low 60s to help it clear a bit. Its quite opaque right now. WB-06 is taking its time flocculating.
 

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This is something I have considered doing, but since I don't keg (still bottle) will cold crashing impact the yeast enough to keep from getting good carbonation? Im trying to keep my roggenbier in the mid to low 60s to help it clear a bit. Its quite opaque right now. WB-06 is taking its time flocculating.
It'll put your yeast to sleep but it won't kill them. You should be fine.
 
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