New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Techniques > Difference of fruit in primary vs. secondary




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-03-2009, 03:42 AM   #1
sipNswirl
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Ucluelet, BC
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Difference of fruit in primary vs. secondary

is there a different outcome if you put fruit in a wit bier in the primary vs the seconday?



__________________
sipNswirl is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-03-2009, 04:10 AM   #2
Beernik
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: salt lake city, ut
Posts: 2,458
Liked 209 Times on 178 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

You'll get more flavor and color using fruit in the secondary.

However, if you put fruit in the secondary, you'll want to consider doing a tertiary to let yeast and fruit debris settle out after the fruit is fermented.



__________________
Thank you Lego Movie for letting me know that I'm the serious, unfun, mean dad who never lets his kids play with his toys.

On deck: Barleywine, Dampfbier, Belgain Golden Ale, Hazelnut Sweet Stout, IRA, Rye-weizen, Wit, Uinta Hazel Clone, Uinta Yard Sale Clone.
Beernik is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-03-2009, 04:43 AM   #3
sipNswirl
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Ucluelet, BC
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

ahhh right, thanks!

__________________
sipNswirl is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-03-2009, 02:34 PM   #4
Arkador
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 1,719
Liked 14 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Beernik View Post
You'll get more flavor and color using fruit in the secondary.

However, if you put fruit in the secondary, you'll want to consider doing a tertiary to let yeast and fruit debris settle out after the fruit is fermented.
you posted this 2 hours after i kegged my first fruit beer.... I did see little chunks of raspberries float to the top of my keg.... I am sure they will taste good in the middle of a pint...
__________________
Arkador is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-03-2009, 03:48 PM   #5
Beernik
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: salt lake city, ut
Posts: 2,458
Liked 209 Times on 178 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

Sorry.

You're right, it won't hurt anything unless you let it sit for a really long time. Then you might start getting some astringency from seeds and skin.

__________________
Thank you Lego Movie for letting me know that I'm the serious, unfun, mean dad who never lets his kids play with his toys.

On deck: Barleywine, Dampfbier, Belgain Golden Ale, Hazelnut Sweet Stout, IRA, Rye-weizen, Wit, Uinta Hazel Clone, Uinta Yard Sale Clone.
Beernik is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-05-2009, 03:54 PM   #6
boydak
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Maine
Posts: 296
Default

I am going to add strawberries (frozen) to the third week of my primary. I rarely secondary. Any issues with this method?



__________________
Beer Wench Brewing Co.
boydak is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Adding fruit to secondary, how to sanitize the fruit? 32indian General Techniques 122 01-06-2013 06:03 AM
Difference between bottle/keg-conditioning and secondary fermentation? bernerbrau Bottling/Kegging 9 07-14-2009 09:24 PM
Fruit beers - Add in Boil, Primary, or Secondary? HpN44 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 04-07-2009 12:41 AM
Much difference in real fruit vs extract? NewBrew75 Recipes/Ingredients 2 01-22-2009 07:39 PM
fruit/etc in primary vs secondary phuzle General Beer Discussion 2 03-09-2005 04:01 PM