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Offline harbicide

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Acetaldehyde Aroma in Lt Lagers
« on: March 10, 2012, 09:01:33 AM »
I just kegged a Dortmunder this morning and noticed a slight apply aroma in the beer.  None in the taste, however.  This beer was kept at 55F for 18 days and was oxygenated with filter air.  Any chance that lagering will remove the aroma?
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Re: Acetaldehyde Aroma in Lt Lagers
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2012, 09:04:12 AM »
Based on my experience, yes, it should.
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Re: Acetaldehyde Aroma in Lt Lagers
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2012, 01:29:58 PM »
I just kegged a Dortmunder this morning and noticed a slight apply aroma in the beer.  None in the taste, however.  This beer was kept at 55F for 18 days and was oxygenated with filter air.  Any chance that lagering will remove the aroma?

Yea man, just let it sit on the yeast and let them do their job...Acetaldehyde is easy to clean up...just a sign of young beer.
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