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Old 10-29-2013, 03:41 PM   #1
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I brewed a 10 gallon batch of 2 hearted clone back on 8-24. It was to be 1 week fermenter, then dry hop another week in primary then rack to secondary and sit for 2 weeks then bottle. I did everything up until the bottle in 2 weeks. It has been in secondary 6+ weeks now and I would like to finally bottle it. Should I re-pitch some yeast or should there still be enough alve to carb okay?



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Old 10-29-2013, 05:35 PM   #2
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I don't think an extra month would be a problem. It may extend your conditioning time, perhaps.



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Old 10-29-2013, 05:49 PM   #3
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there is more than enough yeast to bottle condition, no need to repitch.

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Okay I never bottled this back in October and it has been sitting in carboy ever since. Should I repitch now or is there enough yeast alive to bottle now.

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Repitch.

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Old 01-19-2014, 08:16 PM   #6
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How long should I let it sit after repitching.

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I would add some yeast but I would also dry hop it again as over that amount of time you've most certainly lost all aspects of hop aroma characteristic of that beer

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Okay I never bottled this back in October and it has been sitting in carboy ever since. Should I repitch now or is there enough yeast alive to bottle now.
there is plenty of yeast in there for carbonation, no need to re-pitch yeast. you can if you want to but if you didn't it would carb up just fine.
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there is plenty of yeast in there for carbonation, no need to re-pitch yeast. you can if you want to but if you didn't it would carb up just fine.
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...I would also dry hop it again as over that amount of time you've most certainly lost all aspects of hop aroma characteristic of that beer
I second both of these replies.
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I'd say don't repitch as well. You should be good!



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