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Old 02-07-2008, 08:00 PM   #1
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When your beer is the primary or in the secondary does it matter where you store it? Does light effect it? Do you think that light can effect the taste of beer?

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Old 02-07-2008, 08:05 PM   #2
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Light can have a significant effect on beer, esp. In clear containers. Highly recommend keeping it in a dark area or covering it with a box.

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Old 02-07-2008, 08:39 PM   #3
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Ultraviolet light = Skunk Keep it in the dark.

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Old 02-07-2008, 08:42 PM   #4
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Keep it in as dark an area as you can.

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Old 02-07-2008, 09:12 PM   #5
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let it dwell in darkness

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Old 02-07-2008, 09:49 PM   #6
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all hail the darkness!!!!!

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Old 02-07-2008, 10:14 PM   #7
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yeast like it dark, or at least dim.

all my carboys have t-shirts over them.

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K is back! The keeper of the light! All hail K! All hail K! Oh K can you see by the dawn's early light...

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