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Offline edvinjonsson

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Extra yeast for bottling
« on: June 11, 2012, 10:20:41 AM »
I'm bottling a lager tomorrow that's been in the fermenter for 8 weeks now. Do you think I'll need more yeast for bottling or would I be fine without it? I've never made a lager before so I'm not sure.

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Re: Extra yeast for bottling
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2012, 10:35:37 AM »
I think you'll be fine but I'll leave it to others to verify.  I know a 1/2 pack of dry yeast is cheap and easy if you're not sure.  But, I bet you'll still get enough off the bottom when you siphon, even if you're super careful, that it'll be fine.

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Re: Extra yeast for bottling
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2012, 10:51:22 AM »
Unless it was a very high OG, my experience is that you should be fine without more yeast.
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