Originally Posted by Brew_Dog
I will keep fermet temp as low as possible. Around 20c. Once the initial foam is gone from the top. Around 3-4 days. I am going to rack into another fermenter till fermentation is complete or maybe longer.. Then I'll bottle using bulk priming techniques.
Bzzzzzz! Wrong answer!
You do NOT remove beer from primary until primary is done. This takes at least 7 days!
If you rack at day 3, you can expect crappier beer, and possibly a stuck fermentation since you removed all the yeast.
Go read all the beginner stickies and re-think your process.
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