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Offline Spider889

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Bottling Kolsch
« on: May 09, 2012, 08:18:37 AM »
I am getting ready to bottle my first Kolsch. I know that the style is recommended to be lagered for a period before consuming.

If I am bottle conditioning (naturally carbonating) should I leave the bottles at a higher temperature for a period before lagering? I fermented at 56-58 degrees but know that much lower and the yeast would have had a tough time getting through fermentation, so I wanted to clarify this before causing myself problems.

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Offline tygo

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Re: Bottling Kolsch
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2012, 08:30:23 AM »
Yes, let it carb up for a week or two at room temperature before chilling the bottles down.
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