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Old 06-30-2012, 01:39 PM   #1
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Default Condensation in the secondary

Is condensation a sign of oxygen? I know both water and carbon dioxide have oxygen, but will it do anything to the beer?

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Condensation just means that it was warm, resulting in a lot of water vapor in the headspace, then it cooled and the liquid condensed on the cold surface.

Water and carbon dioxide both contain oxygen atoms, but that is different than O2 oxygen gas.

Your beer should be fine.

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Relax, it just means you have condensation in your secondary....Nothing to stress out about.


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