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Old 06-22-2011, 02:12 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever left their beer in a secondary so long they just could not drink the brew?

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Old 06-22-2011, 02:21 AM   #2
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No. I've left beers in secondary for over year, with no issues.

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Never yet. As long as you are sanitary, keep decent temps, minimal oxygen exposure, and keep away external bacteria, you should be OK.

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