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Offline dujuarez

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Lager and Frozen Beer
« on: February 09, 2021, 03:42:47 pm »
Hello Everyone,

I just started the lagering process and didn't monitor my temperature correctly and the beer is frozen. What can I do at this point?

Thank you.


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Re: Lager and Frozen Beer
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2021, 03:49:31 pm »
You can either separate the beer from the ice and have a Eisbock or let it warm up and settle again. No worries either way. Ive done that also.

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Re: Lager and Frozen Beer
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2021, 03:49:51 pm »
Let it thaw and you'll be fine.
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Re: Lager and Frozen Beer
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2021, 04:15:21 pm »
Thanks for the positive replies. I read something online about pitching yeast again and others saying no necessary.

Thank you, again.


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Re: Lager and Frozen Beer
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2021, 04:29:53 pm »
Thanks for the positive replies. I read something online about pitching yeast again and others saying no necessary.

Thank you, again.


David

How far along was the fermentation when you started lagering?
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Re: Lager and Frozen Beer
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2021, 05:52:36 pm »
Thanks for the positive replies. I read something online about pitching yeast again and others saying no necessary.

Thank you, again.


David

Was the beer fermenting or lagering? If it was fermenting it might be a good idea to pitch some dry lager yeast to be safe. If it was done fermenting and in the lagering stage then just warm it back up.

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Re: Lager and Frozen Beer
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2021, 11:00:58 am »
I've (accidentally) frozen my beer in the keg more times than I care to admit. It turns out fine after thawing.
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