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Old 10-07-2010, 06:19 PM   #1
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Hi again!

Two question arose when I thought about my beer.

1. I have it in the secondary fermenter clearing up hasn't bubbled in over a week. Is 60 degrees too cold for the beer? It was around 68 while fermenting.

2. I have heading agent for my pumpkin spice ale from Austin homebrew. I've ne'er used this before. I brewed pumpkin into the brew and I was wonderribg if this will help or if the heading agent is not needed.


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Old 10-07-2010, 06:36 PM   #2
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1. If it's in the "secondary", the beer shouldn't be bubbling. The secondary is more properly called the "bright tank" or a clearing vessel. It's moved there after fermentation is over, to give the beer a place to clear and condition before bottling.

2. No idea! I've never heard of heading powder so I can't answer that question!

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