Author Topic: Lager Pitch Temperature  (Read 7358 times)

Offline a10t2

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Re: Lager Pitch Temperature
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2011, 05:09:11 PM »
Never bought a Wyeast lager strain but please, please, tell me they don't also claim the lager smack-packs are "pitchable"

The text on all the yeast packs is exactly the same. They just stamp the strain and production date on them. It also says to pitch at 65-72°F, wait for bubbling, then lower it to fermentation temperature.
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Re: Lager Pitch Temperature
« Reply #16 on: March 20, 2011, 03:45:14 AM »
IMO, you should always make a starter for any beer over 1.040 OG, and for ANY lager.

Never bought a Wyeast lager strain but please, please, tell me they don't also claim the lager smack-packs are "pitchable"
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