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MSatt

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I did an extract lager that never started! Last Fri (5Dec) I brewed and left early in the morning on saturday. When I came home this morning I still had my original gravity reading and no sign of fermintation. It was at 41 degrees the entire time. Is it too late to try some new yeast?

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May want to warm it up, and see if it starts, then slowly cool it. 41F seems pretty low, even for a lager yeast... If there is nothing growing in there, it is not too late.
 

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Bump it up to 50 and see if anyhting gets started. You don't want it that cool for the main part of fermentation.
 

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+1 50-60 degrees, and try agitating it a little (don't shake the crap outof it, just swirlit around a little bit).
 

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+2 50-60 degrees.

Did my second lagar and ferment temps ran around 55 degress. Once it is fermented out, then lagar at the lower temps (40-45) before bottling/kegging.

Give it a try, whats the worst that could happen now?
 
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