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Old 11-01-2009, 04:11 PM   #1
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Default Beer 3 months in primary?

Now i find out i have 30L demijohn full of beer lefted in primary for 3+ months. lawl .

Any suggestions,should i bother with bottling it or make vinegar out of it ?

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Old 11-01-2009, 04:23 PM   #2
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I've gone 3 months in primary and the beer was fantastic. If you had a problem you will probably know as soon as you open the top. If you start puking because of the smell, you have a problem. My guess is that when you open it, you will have tasty beer and wonder why you don't leave all your beers that long.

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Old 11-01-2009, 04:26 PM   #3
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The answer to this question is always, "Does it taste okay?" If it does, bottle away. It will be even better when carbonated.

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Old 11-01-2009, 06:48 PM   #4
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I just bottled a Saison that I left in the primary for 10 weeks, and it came out great

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Bottle it!!

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Old 11-02-2009, 02:50 AM   #6
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will there be enough yeast suspended in a beer thats sat in primary for 3 months in order to bottle with just priming sugar? Or do you need to repitch yeast?

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Old 11-02-2009, 09:07 PM   #7
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I've gone 3 months in primary and the beer was fantastic. If you had a problem you will probably know as soon as you open the top. If you start puking because of the smell, you have a problem. My guess is that when you open it, you will have tasty beer and wonder why you don't leave all your beers that long.
I know why I don't leave my beer that long...no patience... One to two months is the longest I can stand with what I know is good beer just sitting there.
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