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Old 12-27-2013, 10:16 PM   #1
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Default Flemish Red: aged 19 months, still at 1.010. Safe to bottle?

Sampled it on Christmas and it tastes amazing, bracingly sour...in a good way. Looks like the gravity hasn't moved since 2/2013. I've been told not to bottle at 1.010 or higher, but I think it's done. I'm leaning towards bottling it this weekend. What do you all think?

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Old 12-27-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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It sounds like its stable and safe. I'd bottle and if you want, send me a bottle and I'll test it. I'm pretty nice like that.

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Old 12-27-2013, 10:30 PM   #3
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Haha...can do.
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If you're really concerned with it I would prime at the lower end of the carbonation scale for the style. Then if it's a little higher it's not that big of a thing. Just insurance.

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Having been stable for 10 months, you don't have to worry about bottling at 1.010.

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Bottle!

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You should be good to go. Cheers!

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Thanks everyone. I figured it was safe, but it never hurts to ask.

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Update: Bottled this on Saturday, 1/4. 5.9 oz of priming sugar and about 2 grams of Montrachet. Smelled and tasted fantastic. Hopefully it tastes good in about 8 weeks, when I crack the first one.

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Update: Bottled this on Saturday, 1/4. 5.9 oz of priming sugar and about 2 grams of Montrachet. Smelled and tasted fantastic. Hopefully it tastes good in about 8 weeks, when I crack the first one.
Almost 6 oz of priming sugar? Tell me this is a 5 gallon batch!
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