Wyeast Diacetyl rest

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Wyeast Diacetyl rest

Post by Max »

I am using a Wyeast 1968 London ESB that came with a Paddock Wood stout.
I see in the Wyeast comments that "A thorough Diacetyl rest is recommended after fermentation is complete".
What does this entail exactly within the context of the Paddock Wood Kit?

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Re: Wyeast Diacetyl rest

Post by brhenrio »

It just means, in a few words, leaving the beer on the yeast and raising the temp so the yeast can clean up some off flavours. Moreso used with lagers. I have never felt the need to do it unless the beer finishes really quickly.
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